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NCTD fares

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NCTD fares can be paid with cash, PRONTO cards, or PRONTO Cloud 📱 app.

Coaster has separate (zone based) fares. Most Breeze and Sprinter tickets are not valid on Coaster except providing a $2 discount.

Breeze and Sprinter

Full fare Senior/Disabled/Medicare fare
One way $2.50 $1.25
Day pass $6, $15.00 (with Coaster) $3, $7.50 (with Coaster)
Monthly Passes $72 $23
Regional Monthly pass (valid on MTS) $100 $32

Monthly Regional youth pass - $23

Students enrolled in colleges in the NCTD service areas are eligible for discounted Breeze/Sprinter monthly passes. Sprinter trains use proof of payment system, which all riders must have a valid ticket before boarding the train.


Coaster fares are charged according to zone traveled. Coaster trains also use proof of payment system. Coaster monthly passes are valid on other NCTD and MTS services.

Zone 1 Zone 2 Zone 3

Adult/Youth fares

One way Round trip Monthly Pass
1-zone $4.00 $8.00 $ 120.00
2-zone $5.00 $10.00 $ 150.00
3-zone $5.50 $11.00 $ 165.00

Youth all zone Coaster Monthly pass - $82.50

Discounted fare (senior/disabled)

One way Round trip Monthly Pass
1-zone $2.00 $4.00 $ 41.25
2-zone $2.50 $5.00 $ 41.25
3-zone $2.75 $5.50 $ 41.25