Magnet Bus Eligibility

High School students may be provided with transportation if they reside outside a five-mile radius of the school. Notification of bus stop and pick-up time will be received the first week of August. For information about existing bus routes, contact the Transportation Branch at 1-800-522-8737.

NOTE: The maximum one-way riding time guideline for all students (grades Kindergarten through 12) is 90 minutes. This applies to all bus routes.

Special Reduced MTA Fares for Students

30-Day Pass – $24
Single One-Way Fare – $1

To obtain a K-12 Student TAP Card, fill out the application available at

Students in grades 9-12 are required to have a valid photo ID or school ID to purchase fare or ride with a Student TAP card. Complete instructions and requirements are included on each application.

For additional information about reduced fare programs, call the Metro Reduced Fare office at (213) 680-0054.

Maget Bus Eligibility