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DCTA fares and passes may be purchased online, at ticket vending machines (TVM) on A-train station platforms or at one of the ticket outlets listed here. Not all fare types are available at all locations.

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Local System fares are valid on the A-train, DCTA Connect Bus, Highland Village Connect Shuttle and Community On-Demand, University of North Texas (UNT) Campus Shuttles, and North Texas Xpress (from Denton to Alliance). These fares are not valid for paratransit trips.

Click here for a Reduced Fare Application. 

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SERVICE CONNECT FARE DCTA LOCAL SYSTEM FARE REGIONAL SYSTEMS FARE ACCESS FARE CASH FARE
A-train       Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png      Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png   Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.pngScreen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.26.37%20PM.png
Lewisville Connect Bus       Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png      Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png    Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png
Denton Connect Bus       Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png      Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png    Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png
Highland Village Connect Shuttle       Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png              Yes              Yes      Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png    Yes
UNT Shuttle       Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png      Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png    Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png
NCTC Shuttle       Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png      Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png    Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png
North Texas Xpress       Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png      Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png    Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png
Access Demand Response       Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png      Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png    Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png
Frisco Demand-Response Service       Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png      Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png    Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png
DART, Trinity Metro and TRE Services       Yes              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.25.18%20PM.png              Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.png      Yes   Screen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.24.12%20PM.pngScreen%20Shot%202018-08-09%20at%209.26.37%20PM.png

*Passengers can pay cash on the rail platform for a local or regional pass at the ticket vending machines.

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Standard Fares

FARE TYPE LOCAL REGIONAL LOCAL / REGIONAL REDUCED WHERE TO BUY
2-Hour Pass $1.50 $6.00 $.75 / $1.50* TVM, GoPass***
Day Pass $3.00 $12.00 $1.50 / $3.00* Ticket Outlets, TVM, GoPass
7-Day Pass $15.00 $60.00 - Ticket Outlets, TVM, GoPass***
10-Pack of Day Passes $20.00†
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$84.00†
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- Ticket Outlets, Online
Monthly Pass $48.00
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$192.00
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$24.00* Add to Cart
$48.00* Add to Cart
Ticket Outlets, TVM, GoPass, Online
Annual Pass $480.00
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$1,920.00
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$240.00* Add to Cart
$576.00* Add to Cart
Ticket Outlets, Online

Local System fares are valid on the A-train, DCTA Connect Bus, Highland Village Connect Shuttle, North Texas Xpress and University of North Texas (UNT) Campus Shuttles. These fares are not valid for paratransit trips.

Regional System fares are valid on the A-train, DCTA Connect Bus, Highland Village Connect Shuttle, North Texas Xpress and the University of North Texas (UNT) Campus Shuttles. Regional System Passes also offer access to fixed-route bus and rail services operated by DCTA, DART, the TRE and Trinity Metro. These fares are not valid for paratransit trips.

*Reduced fares - Seniors (65+), persons with disabilities, Medicare cardholders and students (ages 5 to 18; students over the age of 14 must have a valid high school or DCTA issued ID)

**Mid-day passes - Available Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. via GoPassSM mobile ticketing application or ticket vending machines

***Local versions of the 2-Hour and 7-Day Passes are sold on GoPass, but Regional versions of the 2-Hour and 7-Day Passes are not sold on GoPass.

†Ten-pack passes - must be validated by a DCTA bus operator or self-validated by using a hole-punch to mark the month and day

Connect Bus / Connect Shuttle / UNT Campus Shuttle

FARE TYPE FARE RATE REDUCED RATE WHERE TO BUY
One-Way Local Trip $1.00 $0.50* Cash fare on bus
10-Ride Book $9.00
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Monthly Pass $30.00
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$15.00*
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Ticket Outlets, Online, GoPass
Annual Pass $300.00
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- Ticket Outlets, Online

Connect Fares are valid on all DCTA Connect Bus, Highland Village Connect Shuttle and University of North Texas (UNT) Campus Shuttles. When purchasing a pass on a bus, exact cash or change is required. Fare boxes accept bills and coins, including $1 coins. Please note that bus operators cannot provide change.

* Reduced fares - Seniors (65+), persons with disabilities, Medicare cardholders and students (ages 5 to 18; students over the age of 14 must have a valid high school or DCTA issued ID)

North Texas Xpress

FARE TYPE FARE RATE REDUCED RATE WHERE TO BUY
Local Day Pass $3.00 $1.50* TVM, GoPass
Local 2 Hour Pass $1.50 $.75* Ticket Outlets, TVM, GoPass
Regional Day Pass $12.00 $3.00* TVM, GoPass
Regional 2 Hour Pass $6.00 $1.50* Ticket Outlets, TVM, GoPass

* Reduced = Seniors (65+), persons with disabilities, Medicare cardholders and students (Ages 5-18, students over the age of 14 require a valid high school or DCTA issued ID).

**For Trinity Metro fare prices, visit this link**

 

Access

FARE TYPE FARE RATE WHERE TO BUY
One-Way Trip $3.00 From the driver, Downtown Transit Center
10-Ride Book $30.00
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From the driver, Downtown Transit Center, Online

Access Demand-Response fares can be purchased from the driver the day of the trip using cash, check or money order. They can also be purchased in advance at the Euline Brock Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC) or at the online ticket store. Access Demand-Response fares are valid on Access service only. Paratransit Certified passengers using Connect, Local System or Regional System can ride free on DCTA or DART with their valid paratransit photo ID, but passengers will need to purchase a reduced pass to ride Trinity Metro.

Frisco Demand Response

FARE TYPE FARE RATE REDUCED RATE WHERE TO BUY
One-Way Local Trip $2.00 $1.00*  
One-Way Regional Trip $3.00 $1.50*  

Frisco Demand-Response fares are divided into two categories: Local and Regional trips. Local trips are for travel within Frisco. Regional trips are for travel outside of Frisco.

*Reduced fares - Seniors (65+), persons with disabilities, Medicare cardholders and students (ages 5 to 18; students over the age of 14 must have a valid high school or DCTA issued ID)

Transfer Buy-Up

FARE TYPE FARE RATE REDUCED RATE WHERE TO BUY
Connect to Local System 2-Hour Pass $1.50    
Connect to Regional System 2-Hour Pass $3.50    
DCTA Local System 2-Hour Pass to Regional System 2-Hour Pass $2.00    

Transfer passes within the Local System are valid for one hour. Transfer passes within the Regional System are valid for two hours. Transfer passes may not be used on the same route in the opposite direction. For detailed information on transfer passes, contact DCTA Customer Service at 940.243.0077 or visit the DDTC ticket counter.

DCTA offers three buy-up options for passengers transferring from one service to a higher fare service. Buy-ups can be obtained at the ticket vending machine or inside the Downtown Denton Transit Center (DDTC). Passengers must present the transfer slip they have obtained from the driver along with the buy-up pass to fare enforcement in order for it to be valid.

NCTC Shuttle

Fare Type Reduced Rate Fare Rate
One-Way Trip $1.50* $3.00