All HRT buses, trolleys and ferries are equipped with electronic fareboxes. Fareboxes accept cash, coins and HRT magnetic-stripe farecards. We cannot make change so please have exact fare when boarding. Most of the farecards are discounted so they save you money. If you have any questions please call: (757) 222-6100. Dial 711 for TTY. | Click here for customer service hours.

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Fares Effective October 5. 2014

 (1 Trip) Bus Light Rail Ferry Max VB Wave
Adult $1.75 $1.75 $1.75 $3.50 $2.00
Half Fare *(HF) $0.75 $0.75 $0.75 $1.75 $1.00
Children** Free Free Free Free Free
Effective October 9, 2016
Certified Paratransit Users
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Free Free Free Free Free
HRT GoPass
1 Day $4.00  $4.00  $4.00 $6.50 $4.00
1 Day (HF)* $2.00  $2.00 $2.00 None $2.00
1 Day Bundle(5) $19.00 $19.00  $19.00 $30.00 none
1 Day Bundle(5) (HF)* $9.50  $9.50  $9.50 None  none
3 Day  none  none  none  none $8.00
3 Day (HF)*  none  none  none  none $4.00
7 Day $20.00  $20.00  $20.00  none  none
30 Day $60.00  $60.00  $60.00 $110.00  none
30 Day (HF)* $35.00  $35.00  $35.00 none  none

*Half-Fare Definition

Half-Fare is for customers eligible to receive a 50% discount of the cash fare upon boarding fixed route services OR a discounted price on selected HRT fare media/passes. The following customers are designated as half-fare:

  • Seniors – age 65 and over;
  • Youth – age 17 and under;
  • Medicare cardholders
  • Persons with Disabilities

Valid photo identification with proof of age is required for Seniors or Youth; Medicare Cardholders must show Medicare card with valid photo identification. Persons with Disabilities must show an HRT Half-Fare ID or HRT ADA Paratransit ID with photo ID. Eligible Half-Fare individuals wishing to receive the Half-Fare discount are encouraged (but not required) to obtain an HRT Half-Fare ID or a Youth ID. For full Half-Fare guidelines and a list of accepted forms of ID, please visit our Half-Fare Eligibility page or a route schedule.

A Trip is defined as the point at which the passenger boards the vehicle until the vehicle reaches the next published terminal point. After reaching the terminal point, all passengers must exit the vehicles. If the passenger desires to use the same bus for the next portion of his or her trip, he or she may reboard to begin the next trip.


Children and Youth shall be defined as persons 17 years old and younger. Children/Youth may receive free access either while accompanied by a fare paying adult or by using a Student Freedom Pass. In the event a child/youth is neither accompanied by a fare paying adult nor has a Student Freedom Pass, the child/youth may be required to pay the posted discounted fare. The operator may require a person requesting a child/youth free access, using a Student Freedom Pass or posted discounted fare to show proof of age. Valid forms for proof of age upon boarding are:

  • Picture Elementary, Middle or High School ID
  • DMV Identification card
  • HRT Youth ID

Fare Policy

Hampton Roads Transit’s (HRT) Fare Policy establishes principles and polices that governs recovery of passenger revenues in support of HRT’s vision of being the most customer-driven and efficient public transportation agency in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Click here to read the fare policy