Fares & Passes

Fares & Passes Fares & Passes

So Many Places, So Many Options

The possibilities of where you can go are matched with a variety of fare options to get you there. From single rides or day passes to cost-effective monthly passes, we offer choices to fit your travel and commuting needs.  Children under 6 are free and must be accompanied by a fare-paying passenger. To qualify as a senior, you must be 65+.

Fare changes went into effect on September 1, 2019. New fares are represented below. For Frequently Asked Questions related to the regional fare change, visit the Fare Changes page.

Single Ride Fares

Purchase a single ride fare when you don’t need access to transit for more than a couple of routes.

ADULTYOUTHSENIOR / DISABLED/ MEDICARE(SDM)
BREEZE$2.50$2.50$1.25
SPRINTER ONE-WAY$2.50$2.50$1.25
FLEX (except 372)$5.00$5.00$2.50
FLEX 372$10.00$10.00$5.00
COASTER 1 ZONE*$5.00$2.50$2.50
COASTER 1 ZONE (Round Trip)$10.00$5.00$5.00
COASTER 2 ZONES*$5.75$2.75$2.75
COASTER 2 ZONES (Round Trip)$11.50$5.50$5.50
COASTER 3 ZONES*$6.50$3.25$3.25
COASTER 3 ZONES (Round Trip)$13.00$6.50$6.50

*COASTER fares include a free transfer to SPRINTER or BREEZE within 2 hours of purchase

Day Passes

You can purchase a day pass to ride on many of our services. Passes are good for the day of purchase and allow you to ride all day. From your morning commute to after work activities, pay one low fare and get where you’re going quickly and easily.

ADULTYOUTHSENIOR/ DISABLED/ MEDICARE(SDM)
REGIONAL$6.00$3.00$3.00
PREMIUM REGIONAL$12.00$6.00$6.00
COASTER REGIONAL$15.00$7.50$7.50

Regional: SPRINTER, BREEZE, MTS Bus, MTS Trolley, MTS Rapid

Premium Regional: SPRINTER, BREEZE, FLEX, MTS Bus, MTS Trolley, MTS Rapid, MTS Rapid Express

COASTER Regional: COASTER, SPRINTER, BREEZE, FLEX, MTS Bus, MTS Trolley, MTS Rapid, MTS Rapid Express, MTS Rural

Monthly Passes

Monthly passes are a convenient way to get unlimited access to transit for the entire month. We offer two options:

Monthly Pass

Valid from the first day to the last day of the month. On sale beginning the 20th of each month.


30-Day Pass

Valid for 30 consecutive days from the day of purchase. These are sold at any time of the month.  Compass Card may hold a maximum of two 30-Day passes at the same time.

ADULTYOUTHSENIOR/ DISABLED/ MEDICARE(SDM)
REGIONAL$72.00 $23.00$23.00
PREMIUM REGIONAL$100.00$32.00$32.00
COASTER 1 ZONE$140.00$58.00$58.00
COASTER 2 ZONES$161.00$58.00$58.00
COASTER 3 ZONES$182.00$58.00$58.00

Regional: SPRINTER, BREEZE, MTS Bus, MTS Trolley, MTS Rapid

Premium Regional: SPRINTER, BREEZE, FLEX (except 372), MTS Bus, MTS Trolley, MTS Rapid, MTS Rapid Express, MTS Rural

COASTER Regional: COASTER, SPRINTER, BREEZE, FLEX, MTS Bus, MTS Trolley, MTS Rapid, MTS Rapid Express

 

COASTER ZONES

COASTER fares must be purchased for the number of zones you will be traveling in (1, 2 or 3).

  1. Oceanside Transit Center – 195 S. Tremont St. Oceanside, CA 92054
    Carlsbad Village – 2775 State St. Carlsbad, CA 92008
    Carlsbad Poinsettia – 6511 Avenida Encinas Carlsbad, CA 92009
    Encinitas – 25 East “D” St. Encinitas, CA 92024
    Solana Beach – 105 N. Cedros Ave. Solana Beach, CA 92075
  2. Sorrento Valley – 11170 Sorrento Valley Rd. San Diego, CA 92121
  3. Old Town (San Diego) – 4005 Taylor St. San Diego, CA 92110
    Santa Fe Depot (San Diego) – 1050 Kettner Blvd. San Diego, CA 92101

Ways to Pay


Download the Compass Cloud mobile app
to purchase tickets ahead of time and
activate immediately when needed!

For Android For iPhone

Visit Compass Cloud for more details!

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