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RideKC fares

From Transit.Wiki

On buses operated by KCATA, Johnson County and Independence, change is provided via a change card, which is valid for future bus fare payments for up to 1 year. No change is provided on buses operated by Unified Government Transit.

KC Ride Mobile app is available for fare payment.

Reduced fare eligibility vary between buses operated by KCATA/UGT, Johnson County, or Independence. All routes accept presentation of a reduced fare card (application from KCATA, Johnson County, or Independence) or Medicare card. Johnson County and Independence also accept driver's license and student ID.

Local fares

One way Day pass 3 day pass 31-day pass
Full fare $1.50 $3 $10 $50
Youth fare $0.75 - - $25
Senior/​Disabled/​Medicare fare $0.75 - - $25

Source: [1]


Suburban/express fares

Valid on 510 (no reduced fare for one way), 535, 550, 570

One way 31-day pass
Full fare $3.00 $95
Youth fare $1.50 -
Senior/​Disabled/​Medicare fare $1.50 -