Codified Tariff

The Codified Tariff is a legal document that outlines the specific fares for the train system.  For fare adjustments, Caltrain will seek public comment on proposed changes and hold a public hearing.  Any changes to the Codified Tariff are approved by the Caltrain Board of Directors at a public meeting. 

Codified Tariff - effective 8/1/14 (PDF, 40KB)

Caltrain Fare History 1980-2016 (PDF, 21KB)

Proposed Changes to Fares & Parking Fees

The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board will hold a public hearing and take public comment on proposed adjustments to its Codified Tariff, which sets fare policy.  The effective date would be Feb. 28, 2016 for transit tickets and July 1, 2016 for parking permits.

Proposals to be considered include:
    - Increasing the base adult fare by 50 cents.  Day Pass, 8-ride Ticket, Monthly Pass and Clipper one-way discount would increase based on the cash fare.  Eligible Discount fares would remain approximately 50 percent of the adult fares, and Clipper discount would remain about 15 percent.  Click HERE to review the proposed fare chart.
    - Increasing daily parking fee from $5.00 to $5.50 and monthly parking permit fee from $50 to $55.

The public hearing will be held Thursday, Nov.  5, 2015 at 10 a.m. at the Caltrain Administrative Office, 1250 San Carlos Ave. in San Carlos

Prior to the hearing, comments may be sent by mail, e-mail or phone to:
Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, JPB Secretary
P.O. Box 3006, San Carlos, CA  94070-1306 - 1.800.660.4287 (TTY 650.508.6448)

Public Meetings

Caltrain will hold four public meetings to present the proposal and receive comments.  The meetings will take place:

    Saturday, Oct. 10 at 11 a.m.
    Gilroy Senior Center, 7371 Hanna St., Gilroy

    Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m.
    Caltrain administrative offices, Auditorium, 1250 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos

    Thursday, Oct. 15 at 4 p.m.
    San Francisco Caltrain Station, under the clock, 700 Fourth St., San Francisco

    Monday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m.
    City Hall, Plaza Conference Room, 500 Castro St., Mountain View

10/23/15 - rjc