The base fare is $1.50 for all local rides within a single city or community which includes Merced, Atwater and Winton area and $3 from any city or community to another.
Veterans, Seniors and ADA Eligible Passengers
Effective October 1, 2021 the Measure V fare-free program has expanded to allow veterans, seniors, and ADA-eligible passengers to ride for free on all services provided by The Bus throughout Merced County. This includes Paratransit, Dial-A-Ride, and The Micro Bus services. Previously, these passengers were offered fare-free rides on fixed-route service only.