Big Blue Bus
Santa Monica, CA

Pay for your Big Blue Bus fare quickly and easily with your phone using the Token Transit service!

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How to Ride Transit Using Your Phone

  • Download your mobile app of choice from the options above
  • Purchase passes to use immediately or store them for future rides (note: an internet connection is required to purchase and activate a mobile pass)
  • As the bus approaches open your app and tap your pass to activate
  • Once onboard follow instructions in the app to validate your ticket

Send a Pass

Token Transit Send a Pass is an online pass purchasing portal for Big Blue Bus. You can purchase a pass online and have it instantly sent to any phone number you choose. You can now instantly deliver transit passes for your friends and family.


Fares


Rider Descriptions

Name Description
Regular
S/D/M

Eligible applicants must visit Blue: The Transit Store (1444 4th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401) and present a valid photo ID (e.g. Driver’s License, State ID, or Passport) as part of a one-time verification.

S/D/M - ID Required

Seniors (62+) must show government issued photo ID while boarding (e.g. Driver’s License, State ID, or Passport). Persons with disabilities and Medicare recipients must present a valid ID while boarding (e.g. DMV placard, Medicare card).

Board hassle-free without your ID! Visit Blue: The Transit Store (1444 4th St., Santa Monica) to verify your S/D/M status, and get instant access to all reduced fare passes in the app. For more details, call Customer Service at 310-451-5444.

Youth

Ages 5-18 are eligible for a discounted 30-Day Youth Pass on Big Blue Bus. As part of a one-time verification, eligible applicants must visit Blue: The Transit Store (1444 4th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401) and present valid proof of age (e.g. current school ID, State ID, Driver’s License, Passport, K-12 TAP Card, report card, or class schedule).


Fare Descriptions

Name Description
Single Ride

Purchased passes are saved for later use. Valid on all local Big Blue Bus routes. Single ride is valid for 30 minutes after use.

13 Rides

Purchased passes are saved for later use. Valid on all local Big Blue Bus routes. Pack of 13 rides, each ride is valid for 30 minutes after use.

1 Day

Purchased passes are saved for later use. Valid on all local Big Blue Bus routes. One day passes are activated at the time of first use and expire at 1am on the 2nd day.

7 Day

Purchased passes are saved for later use. Valid on all local Big Blue Bus routes. Seven day passes are activated at the time of first use and expire at 1am on the 8th day.

30 Day

Purchased passes are saved for later use. Valid on all local Big Blue Bus routes. 30 day passes are activated at the time of first use and expire at 1am on the 31st day.

Annual

Ride as many BBBs as you want in a consecutive 365 day period.


Big Blue Bus Terms and Policies

Purchases made with Token Transit for Big Blue Bus are subject to Big Blue Bus terms and policies. For more information on these policies you made visit or call +1 310-451-5444.