Regular Ride
Senior 62+ / Medicare / Customer with Disability
$.75 peak
$.35 off-peak
K-12 and Community College Students
Free with GoPass
Low Income (LIFE)
20 Free rides/mo

Students Ride Free With GoPass

GoPass for K-12 and Community College Students

Students at participating K-12 and Community Colleges can enjoy the freedom of going anywhere, anytime for FREE on Metro buses and trains.

Check to see if your school has GoPass.

Three young students heading towards Metro Gold Line train.
Three young students heading towards Metro Gold Line train.

Activate your GoPass

Your GoPass TAP card will not work until you activate it.

Participating schools and transit partners are being added as the GoPass Program grows.

Check back often for the latest information.

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Pick up a GoPass TAP card from your participating school.

Activate your new GoPass online or by calling  866.TAPTOGO.

Wait 1 hour for your registration to be processed, and then tap your card on a rail gate, rail validator, bus farebox, bus mobile validator, or at any TAP Vending Machine within 21 days to complete activation of your new pass. 

Ride on Metro and participating partner agencies for free during the pilot period (through June 30, 2024).

Take a photo of the back of your GoPass TAP card in case it is lost or stolen. You can contact your school administration for a replacement card, and then visit taptogo.net/gopass to activate the new card.

Which transit agencies can I ride with GoPass?

With an active GoPass TAP card, you can enjoy unlimited free rides on Metro bus and rail, AVTA (beginning September 2023), City of Commerce Transit, Culver CityBus, Foothill Transit, Glendale Beeline, GTrans, LADOT Dash, La County Shuttles, Long Beach Transit, Montebello Bus, Norwalk Transit, Pasadena Transit, Santa Monica Big Blue Bus and Torrance Transit.

Your GoPass is valid on local services (not Commuter Express services).

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GoPass Sweepstakes

See this week’s GoPass Sweepstakes prize winners!

No purchase necessary to win. To be entered in the Sweepstakes drawing, you must:

  • Activate your GoPass at www.taptogo.net/gopass
  • Opt-in to receive future communication from Metro
  • Share an email address where we can reach you if you win a prize
  • After completing the registration process, you must TAP your card on a bus, rail, or Ticket Vending Machine to activate 
  • Winners will be contacted via email about prize delivery

Frequently Asked Questions

If your card is lost or stolen, contact your school administration for a replacement, and then visit taptogo.net/gopass to activate your new card.

Yes! To use a virtual card on your phone, please follow the instructions at the GoPass Portal.

Fill out the Student Inquiry Form and we’ll reach out to your school!

Administrators, is your school district interested in the GoPass program?

Get more information.

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