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Fares and Passes At-a-Glance


RTA offers a diverse range of options for paying for public transportation in New Orleans. Our complete list of available options and prices is below. Looking to buy passes now? Visit our online store!

RTA fare and passes are only applicable to the RTA system. Jefferson Transit (JeT) fares and passes cannot be used to transfer to the RTA system. To view fare and pass options for Jefferson Transit, click here.

1. Standard Fares One-Way

Standard Ticket Fares One-Way

Streetcar

$1.25

Bus

$1.25

Express Bus

$1.25

201 Kenner Loop

$1.25

Ferry

$2.00

Transfers

FREE

 

Children 5 years and under are free.
 
Senior Citizen Fares One-Way (65 years and over, with ID / Passport)

Streetcar

$0.40

Bus

$0.40

Ferry

$1.00

Transfers

FREE

 
 
Disabled Fares One-Way (with RTA-issued ID Card)

Streetcar

$0.40

Bus

$0.40

Ferry

$1.00

Transfers

FREE

 

Disabled riders and Medicare cardholders can ride standard RTA buses and streetcars for 40 cents and can get transfers for free. Before being allowed to pay this reduced fare or get free transfers, they first must apply with the RTA to receive a special ID card. When boarding, show this card to the bus or streetcar driver. Then, you can pay the discounted fare.
 
 
Paratransit Fares One-Way (with RTA ADA-Certification)

Streetcar

FREE

Bus

FREE

Ferry

FREE

Paratransit Services

$2.00

 


2. Jazzy Passes for Bus, Streetcar, and Ferry

  • Jazzy Passes, Senior/Disabled Jazzy Passes, and Youth Jazzy Passes are available in a magnetic card format from our online store, or through the RTA’s GoMobile app. Each are available as 1-day and 31-day passes.
  • Jazzy Passes are valid for an unlimited number of trips for the time purchased. 
  • They are valid on RTA buses, streetcars & ferries and are non-transferable. They cannot be used in the Jefferson Transit (JeT) system.
  • They are activated with the first use.
 
Jazzy Passes

Valid for unlimited trips on the RTA buses & streetcars only. Non-transferable. Starts with first use.

1-Day Jazzy Pass

1-Day Jazzy Pass

$3.00

31-Day Jazzy Pass

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$45.00

1-Day Senior Pass

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$0.80

31-Day Senior Pass

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$14.00

1-Day Youth Pass

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$1.00

31-Day Youth Pass

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$18.00

 
 
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