Frequently Asked Questions
Do you offer discounted passes?
For express routes you can purchase passes on a Go-To Card.
$120 (valid for $3.25 cash fare)
$90 (valid for $2.50 cash fare)
$65 (valid for $2.00 cash fare)
$36 (valid for $1.00 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?
|Youth Ages 5 & Under||Seniors Ages 65+|
|Peak*||$3.25||$3.25||free w/paid fare (limit 3)||$3.25|
|Non-Peak||$2.50||$1.00||free w/paid fare (limit 3)||$1.00|
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 $1.00 at all times on all SouthWest Transit express 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 express buses are ADA accessible. Please tell the driver BEFORE YOU PAY YOUR FARE if you qualify for a reduced fare.
What days does SWT run?
SouthWest Transit offers service Monday through Friday except on the following holidays:
New Year’s Day
Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving
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.