Fare Chart

Important: A new fare chart will be effective on July 1, 2018. View New Fares (Download PDF)

Caltrain fares are based on the number of zones that are partially or wholly traveled through by the passenger. View the System Map.

Full fares will apply to all customers 19 years of age or older except those who qualify for an Eligible Discount ticket, which is approximately 50 percent of the full-fare price. View the fare descriptions.

Adult Full Fare

Ticket Type* How to Buy Travel within
1 Zone 2 Zones 3 Zones 4 Zones 5 Zones 6 Zones
One Way TVM $3.75 $6.00 $8.25 $10.50 $12.75 $15.00
Clipper Card $3.20 $5.45 $7.70 $9.95 $12.20 $14.45
Day Pass+ TVM $7.50 $12.00 $16.50 $21.00 $25.50 $30.00
Zone Upgrade TVM $2.25 per zone
Monthly Pass Clipper Card $89.60 $152.60 $215.60 $278.60 $341.60 $404.60

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*Ticket Type definitions:

One-way: Valid 4 hours from time of purchase.
Day Pass: Valid the date of purchase, unlimited travel within zones indicated.
Zone Upgrade: Valid 4 hours from time of purchase, one way when accompanying another valid ticket.
Monthly Pass: Valid month of purchase.

View Ticket Type Information.

+ With the opening of  Levi’s® Stadium, Caltrain is offering a joint adult Caltrain/VTA Day Pass. The Caltrain portion is valid to Zone 3 and costs an additional $6 compared to a Caltrain Day Pass. The joint pass is valid on Caltrain through the last train of the night and on VTA buses and light rail until 3 a.m. It is not valid on VTA Express service on 49ers game days. VTA Express service information.  Purchase the pass at your boarding station, not Mountain View.

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Eligible Discount Fare**

Ticket Type* How to Buy Travel within
1 Zone 2 Zones 3 Zones 4 Zones 5 Zones 6 Zones
One Way TVM $1.75 $2.75 $3.75 $4.75 $5.75 $6.75
Clipper Card $1.60 $2.60 $3.60 $4.60 $5.60 $6.60
Day Pass TVM $3.75 $6.00 $8.25 $10.50 $12.75 $15.00
Zone Upgrade TVM $1.00 per zone
Monthly Pass Clipper Card $44.80 $72.80 $100.80 $128.80 $156.80 $184.80

** Senior / Disabled / Youth / Medicare Cardholder. Conductor or fare inspector may request proof of age or eligibility.

10/01/17  maw/dn