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Fares and Passes At-a-Glance

RTA offers a diverse range of options for paying for public transportation in New Orleans. Our complete list of available options and prices is below. Looking to Buy Passes now? Click here or login to MyRTA

1. One-Way Fares

Standard Ticket Fares One-Way

Streetcar

$1.25

Bus

$1.25

Express Bus

$1.50

201 Kenner Loop

$1.25

Ferry

$2.00

Transfers

$0.25

 

Children 2 years and under are free. A full fare must be paid for any children 3 years of age and older.
 
Senior Citizen Fares One-Way (65 years and over, with ID / Passport)

Streetcar

$0.40

Bus

$0.40

Ferry

$1.00

Transfers

FREE

 
 
Disabled Fares One-Way (with RTA-issued ID Card)

Streetcar

$0.40

Bus

$0.40

Ferry

$1.00

Transfers

FREE

 
 
Paratransit Fares One-Way (with RTA ADA-Certification)

Streetcar

FREE

Bus

FREE

Ferry

FREE

Paratransit Services

$2.00

 


2. Jazzy Passes for Bus and Streetcar

1-day, 3-day and 31-day Jazzy Passes are available in a magnetic card format, as well as on the RTA’s GoMobile app. Jazzy Passes are valid for an unlimited number of trips for the time purchased. They are valid on the RTA buses & streetcars only and are non-transferable. They are activated with the first use. Please note that RTA also offers a 5-day Jazzy Pass which is only available via the GoMobile app or at an RTA Ticket Vending Machine (TVM).  

 
Jazzy Passes

Valid for unlimited trips on the RTA buses & streetcars only. Non-transferable. Starts with first use.

1 Day Jazzy Pass

$3.00

3-Day Jazzy Pass

$9.00

31-Day Jazzy Pass

$55.00

Note: The 5-day Jazzy Pass is only available on the GoMobile app or at an RTA TVM for $15.

 


3. Ferry Passes

There are four types of passes available for riding the New Orleans Ferry: Ferry Monthly Punchcard Pass, 31-day Ferry Pass, Five-Day Ferry Pass and the Integrated Ferry, Bus and Streetcar Pass. Single-ride Fares are also available onboard for $2.00 cash. Exact change is required.
 

  • Ferry Monthly Punchcard Pass (Available at the Ferry Terminal)

 

Valid for unlimited use at both the Canal Street & Chalmette ferries. Non-Transferrable. Valid for passage of the bearer ONLY: maximum single trip value is $2.00. Valid for the calendar month and year purchased ONLY.

This pass can be purchased for $65, using cash only, at the Ferry terminal. It is only valid for the designated calendar month and year purchased only. There are no discounts for partial month purchases. This pass is valid for an unlimited number of trips at both Canal and Chalmette ferries for the designated calendar month with each single trip having a maximum value of $2.00 per trip. This pass is non-transferrable and valid only for the person who has the pass in his/her possession.
 

  • 31-Day Ferry Pass (Available via GoMobile app)

You can purchase a 31-day pass for the ferries for $65 on the RTA’s GoMobile app. This pass is valid for unlimited use on both the Algiers Point/Canal Street and Chalmette/Algiers ferries for 31 consecutive days and will activate instantly upon purchase.
 

  • Five-Day Ferry (Available via GoMobile app)

This pass can be purchased for $18 on the RTA’s GoMobile app. Your 5-day Ferry Pass will activate instantly when purchased via the GoMobile app.
 

  • Integrated Ferry, Bus and Streetcar Pass (Available via GoMobile App)

This pass is available in 1-day, 5-day and 31-day increments for $7, $30 and $105 respectively. With this pass, you get unlimited rides on buses, streetcars and ferries for the number of days of your pass. The Integrated Ferry, Bus and Streetcar Pass can only be purchased on the RTA’s GoMobile ticketing appThe 1-day Integrated Pass can be stored unused in your on-line ticket wallet for up to 14 days. The 5-day and 31-day Integrated Passes will activate immediately upon purchase.

 
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