How to Buy

Clipper

Use a Clipper® card or the mobile app to receive a fare discount and free 2-hour transfers between SamTrans local routes, or to purchase a Monthly Pass. 

For a limited time, mobile Clipper cards are available at no cost!

 

Monthly Passes

SamTrans Monthly passes are available only on Clipper and may be purchased between the 21st of the month prior month the pass is valid, until the 15th of the month the pass is valid. The Monthly passes may be loaded on to Clipper at SamTrans headquarters, or online at Clipper.
 

SamTrans Mobile App

SamTrans Mobile, is the ticketing app for SamTrans. Just download the free app, register your debit/credit card in our secure system, and we’ll get you where you need to go.
 

Adult, Youth and Eligible Discount Ticket Packages
(10 local-fare tickets per pack)

There are several ways to purchase:

  1. At any of our sales outlets. (Eligible Discount, Youth and Adult tickets)
  2. By mail or fax using the ticket order form
  3. Transit Ticket Booth (1250 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos, click here for hours and closures)
     

Paratransit tickets

  1. SamTrans mobile app.
  2. By mail or fax using the ticket order form
  3. Transit Ticket Booth (1250 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos, Click here for hours and closures)
     

Day Passes

Day passes are available for purchase on the SamTrans mobile app or the bus. They may be purchased with cash. Day passes carry a local fare value.
 

Colma Park and Ride Monthly Parking Permit

Colma Park and Ride Monthly Parking permits can be purchased after the 16th of the month for the following month by mail or fax, in-person at our headquarters and through our online store
 

Payments

SamTrans headquarters accepts credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express), personal checks, cashier checks and money orders. Checks and money orders should be made payable to SamTrans.

SamTrans also accepts transit vouchers from the following transit benefit providers: TranBen, Commuter Check, TransitCenter, Inc. and WageWorks. Commuter benefit cards may only be used at SamTrans headquarters and cards must be designated for transit or parking.