You can pay in cash on the bus. Please have the exact change. Drivers cannot make change. Ticket booklets, monthly passes, annual passes and discount passes/booklets can be purchased in-person at the ART Station at 49 Coxe Ave. by cash or credit card.
Purchase Standard Fares
Cost of Standard Fares
|Cash Fare||The cost of cash fare is $1.00|
|Ticket Booklet (11 Rides)||The cost of a ticket booklet is $9.00|
|Monthly Pass||The cost of a monthly pass is $20.00|
|Annual Pass||The cost of an annual pass is $220.00|
Purchase Discount Fares
Cost of Discount Fares
|Discount Cash Fare||The cost of a discounted fare is $0.50|
|Discount Ticket Booklet (11 Rides)||The cost of a discounted ticket booklet is $4.50|
|Discount Monthly Pass||The cost of a discounted monthly pass is $10.00|
|Discount Annual Pass||The cost of a discounted annual pass is $110.00|
Discount Fare Eligibility
- Seniors that are 65 years of age and older (photo I.D. required). Mountain Mobility offers further discounts to eligible seniors, call 828-250-6750, and select option 5.
- Individuals with disabilities, please See Discounted Bus Pass Guidelines /Directrices de pases de autobús con descuento. Complete Discounted Bus Pass Application / Solicitud de pase de autobús con descuento to determine eligibility. Forms are also available at the ART station at 49 Coxe Ave.
- Medicare recipients (Medicare Card required)
- Students ages 6-19
The ART Passport Program allows businesses, private organizations, and public agencies to enter into a contract with the City of Asheville to pay for each bus trip an employee takes at a discounted rate of 52 cents. Please note, you must have 50 or more employees to qualify.
To receive partnership fares for your institution contact us at iRide or 828-232-4522.
- Biltmore Company Employees – Ride free with valid employer I.D.
- Buncombe County Employees – Ride free with valid employer I.D.
- City of Asheville Employees – Ride free with valid employer I.D.
- Grove Park Inn Employees – Ride free with valid employer I.D.
- UNCA Asheville students, staff, and faculty – Ride free with valid I.D.
Other Partnership Fares
- AB Tech offers discounted bus passes for currently enrolled students (curriculum, Continuing Education, and GED). Purchase a one-month ART Transit pass for $10 at the Roberson building, located at 93 Victoria Road on the main Asheville campus.