Frequently Asked Questions

Do you offer discounted passes?

$113.50 (valid for $3.00 cash fare)
$85 (valid for $2.25 cash fare)
$59 (valid for $1.75 cash fare)
$31.50 (valid for $.75 Mobility fare)
Please note that you cannot use coins to upgrade your 31-Day or 7-Day Pass to a higher fare. When you load one of these passes on a Go-To Card, be sure to load stored value also. Otherwise you will need to pay your entire fare in cash.

How much are fares?

Express Routes

TimeAdults Ages
Youth Ages
Youth Ages 5 & UnderSeniors Ages 65+
Peak* $3.00 $3.00 free w/paid fare (limit 3) $3.00
Non-Peak $2.25 $0.75 free w/paid fare (limit 3) $0.75

Peak Hours: Monday-Friday 6:00-9:00AM & 3:00-6:30 pm

Is there a discount for those with disabilities?

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ride for $0.75 at all times on all SouthWest Transit routes. To qualify, show your Metro Mobility card or transfer, Metro Transit temporary ID, Minnesota driver’s license/state ID with an “A” or “L” endorsement. For information on certification, call 612-349-7415. NOTE: All SouthWest Transit buses are ADA accessible. Please tell the driver BEFORE YOU PAY YOUR FARE if you qualify for a reduced fare.
d) What days does SWT run?

SouthWest Transit offers service Monday through Friday except on the following holidays:

New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day
Service on days before and after holidays may be limited. Riders will be notified in advance – on the website, on the buses, at the Park & Ride facilities, Facebook and Twitter.