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Fares & Passes

The following table contains a list of fares & passes for each area transit agency. Discount fares are available to seniors, disabled persons, persons with a Medicare card, and children on GoTriangle, GoDurham, C-Tran, and GoRaleigh uses. Please see the individual agency information below.

Regional Passes

Regional passes and Fares for Triangle Transit will increase on August 18th, 2014. Learn more about the new increases and what pass will work best for your travel needs.

If you transfer between agencies along your trip, you can save your money by purchasing a regional day pass for only $4.50. The pass is good for unlimited rides for the entire day on GoRaleigh, C-Tran, GoDurham and GoTriangle buses! The regional day pass can be purchased on GoRaleigh, C-Tran GoDurham and GoTriangle buses. If you transfer between agencies on a regular basis, then you can purchase the Regional 31-Day Pass for $76.50. Triangle Transit Express routes are $3 for a one-way ride and .75 to transfer from a regular route. Express Day Passes are valid on all express routes in addition to the regular GoTriangle, C-Tran, GoDurham, and GoRaleigh routes. The Express Day pass is $6. 

The Regional 31-Day Pass can be purchased at the GoTriangle Regional Transit Center, Durham Station, or the Moore Square Transit Station in downtown Raleigh. Regional passes can also be purchased at the GoTriangle Online Store 24 hours a day!


Cary Transit (C-Tran)

C-Tran's fares will increase on January 27, 2015. Please visit this page for more information.

Fares Cost Notes
One-Way Fare $1.50

Effective January 27, 2014

Pass Cost Elderly/Disabled Cost Description
One-Way Fare $1.50 $0.75

**Effective January 27, 2015**

Cash fare will increase to $1.50

Discount fare will increase to $0.75

Discounted fares are available for persons with disabilities.  When paying reduced fare riders must present a US Medicare card or a C-Tran ID.  To obtain a CTRAN disabled ID please call 919-469-4081.

CTRAN Day Pass $3.00 $1.50

Valid for unlimited rides on CTRAN routes for one (1) day.

**Effective January 27, 2015**

Day Pass will increase to $3 and $1.50 for those with Elderly/Disability Discounts.

CTRAN Weekly Pass $14.50 $7.25

Valid for unlimited rides on CTRAN routes for seven (7) consecutive days.

**Effective January 27, 2015**

Weekly Pass will increase to $14.50 and $7.25 for those with Elderly/Disability Discounts.

CTRAN 31-Day Pass $54.00 $27.00

**Effective January 27, 2015**

31-Day Pass will increase to $54.00 and $27.00 for those with Discounts. 

Valid for unlimited rides on CTRAN routes for thirty one (31) consecutive days. 

$25 Value Card $20.00
Pay $20.00 and receive a $25.00 Value Card for use on CTRAN routes. Ask the driver for a Value Card transaction.
Regional Day Pass $4.00 $2.00

Valid for unlimited rides on CTRAN, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and GoTriangle Regional routes for one (1) day.

Regional 5-Day Pass $17.00 $8.50

Valid for unlimited rides on CTRAN, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and GoTriangle Regional routes for five (5) consecutive days. 

Regional 31-Day Pass $68.00 $34.00

Valid for unlimited rides on CTRAN, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and GoTriangle Regional routes for thirty one (31) consecutive days. 

$13.50 Value Card - Regional $12

Stored Value cards are valid on Regional and Express Triangle Transit routes, C-Tran, and GoRaleigh Value Cards do not expire. 

$25 Value Card - Regional $20

Stored Value cards are valid on Regional and Express Triangle Transit routes, C-Tran, and GoRaleigh. Value Cards do not expire. 

$50 Value Card - Regional $40

Stored Value cards are valid on Regional and Express Triangle Transit routes, C-Tran, and GoRaleigh. Value Cards do not expire. 

Where to Purchase Passes

Where to Purchase Your C-Tran Pass(es):

- Riders can purchase a CTRAN Day or 5-Day Pass on the bus. OR at the following locations in Cary:

- Town Hall Town of Cary Finance Dept (316 N. Academy St) - cash, Visa/debit cards

- Town of Cary Senior Center (120 Maury O'Dell Place) - cash, check, or credit cards

Where to Purchase Your Regional Pass(es):

- Regional passes can be purchased directly from Triangle Transit’s website: http://www.triangletransit.org/buy


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Chapel Hill Transit

Fares Cost Notes
All CHT Routes FREE

All CHT routes are provided to the public free of charge.

PX Route $3.00*

One-way fare for the PX (Pittsboro Express) route.

Shared Ride Evening and Sunday Service- Bus stop to Bus stop 1 ticket

This Evening and Sunday Shared Ride provides service to areas of town that do not receive regular evening and Sunday bus service. Trips can be taken anywhere in the Chapel Hill Transit service area EXCEPT for areas served by evening or Sunday bus routes. This service is available to holders of Chapel Hill Transit bus tickets. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Shared Ride Evening and Sunday Service- Bus stop to Door 1 ticket
Shared Ride Evening and Sunday Service- Door to Door 2 tickets
Shared Ride Evening and Sunday Service - 20-Ticket booklets $14.25

Tickets may be purchased and at the UNC Department of Public Safety.

Tar Heel Express service one-way fare $3.00

Provided for each UNC home football and basketball game as well as most concerts at the Smith Center. Service begins 3 hours - 1.5 hours before the scheduled start of an event. Return trips begin immediately after each event and continue for approximately 1/2 an hour. Buses operate from the Jones Ferry Park & Ride Lot in Carrboro, the Friday Center Park & Ride Lot, the Southern Village Park & Ride lot located on 15-501 south of town, and University Mall at Estes Drive and 15-501. Additional service is provided from the 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd lot and the P Lot at MLK Jr. Blvd and Estes Dr. for football games. Click here for more details.

Tar Heel Express service round trip fare $5.00

Click here for more details.

Tar Heel Express Downtown shuttle (round trip) $4.00

Service from Carolina Coffee Shop to the Smith Center. Click here for more details.

Pass Cost Elderly/Disabled Cost Description
31-Day Pass (PX Route) $65.00 N/A*

Valid for 31 consecutive days of unlimited rides on the PX (Pittsboro Express) route.

Where to Purchase Passes

31-Day Passes for the PX route are available for purchase at: 

  • Chapel Hill Town Hall Finance Dept (405 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill 27514)
  • Pittsboro Town Hall (635 East St, Pittsboro 27312) 

 

* No discount fares or passes are available for the PX (Pittsboro Express) route.

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GoDurham (Formerly DATA)

Fares Cost Notes
One-Way Fare $1.00

Exact Fare Required.

Disabled One-Way Fare $0.50

Exact Fare Required

Persons with a valid GoDurham discount ID and customers with a Medicare card may ride for half the regular fare. Customers must show a valid GoDurham ID or Medicare card to purchase or use discount passes. For information about qualifying for a GoDurham ID card or discount fares and passes, please see more information about the GoDurham Discount ID.

Youth 12 & under FREE

Youth less than 60 inches in height are presumed to be 12 years of age or younger and permitted to ride free. Youth 12 years of age and younger who are 60 inches or more in height require a GoDurham ID card to receive the free fare. Proof of age required. Please visit this page for details on how to obtain a GoDurham ID.

Elderly FREE

Discounted fares are available for persons 65 years-old or older. Seniors must show a government issued photo ID or GoDurham ID to receive the free fare.

Students 17 & under $0.25

Student discount valid weekdays until 8pm.GoDurham ID required. Please visit this page for details on how to obtain a GoDurham ID.

Transfers to Triangle Transit $1.00/ each way
Pass Cost Disabled Cost Description
Regional Day Pass $4.50 $2.00

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and C-Tran buses for one (1) day.

Regional 7-Day Pass $16.50 $7.50

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle, GoRaleigh, and GoDurham buses for five (5) consecutive days.

Regional 31-Day Pass $76.50 $34.00

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and C-Tran buses for thirty-one (31) consecutive days.

GoDurham Day Pass $2.00 $1.00

Unlimited rides on GoDurham buses for one (1) day.

GoDurham 5-Day Pass $8.50 $4.25

Unlimited rides on GoDurham buses for five (5) consecutive days.

GoDurham 7-Day Pass $12.00 $6.00

Unlimited rides on GoDurham buses for seven (7) consecutive days.

GoDurham 31-Day Pass $36.00 $18.00

Unlimited rides on GoDurham buses for thirty-one (31) consecutive days.

$13.50 Stored Value Card $12 N/A
$25 Value Card $20.00 N/A

Valid for $25 worth of rides on all routes operated by GoRaleigh, C-Tran, GoDurham, and GoTriangle.

$50 Stored Value Card $40 N/A

Valid for $50 worth of rides on all routes operated by GoRaleigh, C-Tran, GoDurham, and GoTriangle.

Where to Purchase Passes

All passes may be purchased at the Durham Station. The station is open Monday - Saturday from 6am - Midnight, and Sundays/Holidays from 6:30am - 7pm. 

ID cards are now issued on the first floor of Durham Station from 8:30am-11am and 12:30-4:30pm Monday through Friday.
You must bring proof of age and/or your Medicare 
card if applicable.

When purchasing a pass on the bus exact fare is required.

 

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GoRaleigh (Formerly CAT)

Fares Cost Notes
One-Way Fare $1.25
Discount One-Way Fare $0.60

Discounted fares are valid all day, Monday - Sunday. A GoRaleigh I.D. must be shown when paying reduced fare. GoRaleigh I.D. cards can be obtained by calling (919) 890-3459, or fill in this application and take it to City of Raleigh Transit Division, Fourth Floor, 222 W. Hargett St.

Children (12 & Under) FREE

Children who are 12 years old & under ride GoRaleigh buses for free.

65 & Older FREE
Pass Cost Disabled Cost Description
Regional Day Pass $4.50 $2.00

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and C-Tran buses for one (1) day.

Regional 7-Day Pass $16.50 $7.50

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle, GoRaleigh, and GoDurham buses for five (5) consecutive days.

Regional 31-Day Pass $76.50 $34.00

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and C-Tran buses for thirty-one (31) consecutive days.

Local Day Pass $2.50 $1.25

Unlimited rides on GoRaleigh buses for one (1) day.  Save 15% when buying day passes in bundles of 6 or more (at Moore Square Station or the GoRaleigh Operations Office).

Local 31-Day Pass $45.00 $22.50

Unlimited rides on GoRaleigh buses for thirty-one (31) consecutive days.

Local 7-Day Pass $12.00 $6.00

Unlimited rides on GoRaleigh buses for five (5) days.

$25 Stored Value Card $20 N/A

Valid for $25 worth of rides on all routes operated by GoRaleigh, C-Tran, GoDurham, and GoTriangle.

Where to Purchase Passes

Where to Purchase Your Pass(es): - Moore Square Station Information Booth - GoRaleigh Operations Office (4104 Poole Rd) - Several Harris Teeter Grocery Stores in Raleigh. Click Here to view the list.

 

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GoTriangle (Formerly Triangle Transit)

Fares Cost Notes
One-Way Fare $2.25
Disabled One-Way Fare $1.00

The discounted fare is available to Medicare card holders, and passengers with disabilities. Acceptable forms of proof of eligibility include: Disability discount ID card from GoTriangle, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, or Chapel Hill Transit VA disability card.

Transfer between GoTriangle (non-Express Routes) FREE
Transfer to GoTriangle Express Route $0.75
One-Way Fare on GoTriangle Express Routes $3.00
Disabled One-Way Fare on GoTriangle Express Routes $1.25

The discounted fare is available to Medicare card holders, and passengers with disabilities. Acceptable forms of proof of eligibility include: Disability discount ID card from GoTriangle, GoRaleigh, GoDurham or Chapel Hill Transit VA disability card.

Transfer from Express to a regular GoTriangle route, or another Triangle Transit Express route FREE

Transfer from Express to a regular GoTriangle route, or another GoTriangle Express route.

Pass Cost Disabled Cost Description
Regional Day Pass $4.50 $2.00

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle regional routes, GoRaleigh, GoDurham and C-Tran buses for one (1) day.

Regional 7-Day Pass $16.50 $7.50

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle regional routes, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and C-Tran buses for seven (7) days.

Regional 31-Day Pass $76.50 $34.00

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle regional routes, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and C-Tran buses for thirty-one (31) days.

Express Day Pass $6.00 $2.50

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle Express routes, all other GoTriangle routes, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and C-Tran buses for one (1) day.

Express 7-Day Pass $22.00 $9.25

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle Express routes, all other GoTriangle routes, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and C-Tran buses for seven (7) days.

Express 31-Day Pass $102.00 $42.50

Unlimited rides on GoTriangle Express routes, all other GoTriangle routes, GoRaleigh, GoDurham, and C-Tran buses for thirty-one (31) days.

$13.50 Value Card $12.00 N/A

Stored Value cards are valid on Regional and Express GoTriangle routes, C-Tran, and GoRaleigh. Value Cards do not expire. 

$25 Value Card $20.00 N/A

Stored Value cards are valid on Regional and Express GoTriangle routes, C-Tran, and GoRaleigh. Value Cards do not expire. 

$50 Value Card $40.00 N/A

Stored Value cards are valid on Regional and Express GoTriangle routes, C-Tran, and GoRaleigh. Value Cards do not expire. 

Where to Purchase Passes

Regional passes andValue Cards can be purchased online.

GoTriangle and regional passes may be purchased at GoTriangle Regional Transit Center with cash or a credit/debit card. To order by mail, send a money order or cashier's check for the appropriate amount to GoTriangle, P.O. Box 13787, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. No personal checks are accepted. Regional day passes, 5-day passes, and 31-day passes are also available for purchase with cash only at Durham Station in Downtown Durham and the Moore Square Transit Station Information Booth in Downtown Raleigh.

 

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NC State University Wolfline

Fares Cost Notes
All NCSU Wolfline routes FREE

The Wolfline is open to all university students, faculty and staff, as well as to the public.

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