See also: Trolley fares and passesSee also: MATAplus fares and passes
The farebox at the front of the bus is designed to accept cash fares and passes. The farebox does not dispense change and bus operators are not allowed to handle money or make change for fares. Please have exact fare amount ready to deposit into the farebox. The farebox also does not accept pennies or foreign objects.
All base fares are designed for one-way trips:
*MATA ID REQUIRED:
Students in grades 1-12, seniors 65 years and older, and people with disabilities must have a valid MATA ID to receive fares at a reduced price. Two forms of identification must be presented to obtain ID at MATA Customer Service Center at the William Hudson Transit Center. (A Medicare card is a valid form of identification.)
**A zone fare will be required in addition to the base fare for travel to areas in Shelby County, outside the Memphis City limits.