Pioneer Valley Transit Authority
City Bus and Van Fares and Passes
Bus Fares
When using cash, exact change is required.
Adult 13 and older - $1.50
$1.40 if purchased at the Customer Service Center.
Transfer $0.25. Transfer time is 90 minutes. A transfer cannot be used on the same route. Must be purchased at time of boarding.
Senior 60 and older - $0.75
With valid PVTA Photo ID or Statewide Transportation Access pass. Read how to obtain.
Transfer $0.10. Transfer time is 90 minutes. A transfer cannot be used on the same route. Must be purchased at time of boarding.
Mobility Impaired - $0.75
With valid PVTA Photo ID or Statewide Transportation Access pass. Read how to obtain. Must show ID at time of purchase and when using pass.
Transfer $0.10. Transfer time is 90 minutes. A transfer cannot be used on the same route. Must be purchased at time of boarding.
Children 6 to 12 years old - $0.90
Transfer $0.25. Transfer time is 90 minutes. A transfer cannot be used on the same route. Must be purchased at time of boarding.
Children 5 years old and under - free
Must be accompanied by an adult.
Bus Passes
See below to purchase a Regular 31 Day Pass online.
Regular 31 Day Pass - $54
Good for 31 consecutive days.
Save $2 off the 31 day pass with a Big Y card at your local Big Y.
Senior & Moblity Impaired 31 Day Pass - $26
Good for 31 consecutive days.
Save $2 off the 31 day pass with a Big Y card at your local Big Y.
Regular 7 Day Pass - $15
Regular 1 Day Pass - $3.50
Day passes are sold on the bus and then must be used on the date of purchase - CASH ONLY.
Day passes are also sold at the PVTA Customer Service centers and can be used on any single day of choice.
ADA and Senior Van Service Fares
Tickets are available in $0.50 or $3 denominations.
Zone 1 Van Tickets - $3
Zone 3 Van Tickets - $3.50
Zone 3 Van Tickets - $4
Paratransit Van Beyond 3/4 mile - $5
20 Pack of Zone 1 Ride Tickets - $57 (One free)
Purchase tickets at most local senior centers or at PVTA Customer Service Centers.
10 Pack of 50 cent Ride Tickets - $4.50 (One free)
Purchase tickets at most local senior centers or at PVTA Customer Service Centers.
Buying Online with PayPal
Bus Pass
Regular 31 Day
Cost $54 + $1.50 shipping
PayPal
Van Tickets
Booklet of 20 Zone 1 ($3)
Cost $57 + $0.50 shipping
PayPal
Van Tickets
Booklet of 10 ($.50)
Cost $4.75 + $0.50 shipping
PayPal
The nominal shipping charge covers the postage and handling.
Online Pass & Ticket Purchase Policy
PayPal enables you to send payments quickly and securely online using a credit card or bank account. If you do not have a PayPal account yet, you can sign up for an account.

When you select the "Buy Now" button, you will go to a PayPal payment request link to make your purchase on PayPal's website. If you want to add additional tickets or passes, you may "Continue Shopping" at which time you will be redirected back to the PVTA website.

Tickets will only be mailed to confirmed addresses within the United States. If you ship to an address other than your billing account, the PVTA will contact you for verification.

The tickets and passes should arrive within 3-5 business days. If the tickets do not arrive within five business days, please contact Customer Service with your PayPal confirmation number.

The 31 Day pass is activated the first day that you use it. The pass will remain active for 31 consecutive days.

PVTA does not issue refunds for 31 day pass and van tickets.
Buying Van Tickets by Mail

Print the Van Tickets Form.

Make your check out to: PVTA.

PVTA Customer Service Center
Union Station
55 Frank B Murray St.
Springfield, MA 01103