UC Merced Students can ride for free by swiping current UC Merced Student ID card (CAT CARD) on all bus routes.
UC Merced Faculty & Staff
Faculty and staff can either pay The Bus $1.50 fare or purchase a monthly pass for $60.
The base fare is $1.50 for each local trip within a single city or community. This includes anywhere within the Merced, Atwater, and Winton areas. If you are traveling between cities, the fare is $3 per trip. If you are 62 or older, an ADA passenger or have a Medicare card you can ride for half the fare any time, on any fixed route. Passengers may purchase an All Day Pass to make transfers as needed. For additional information, call 209-725-3813