Fares

DCTA fares and passes may be purchased online, at ticket vending machines at A-train station platforms or at one of the ticket outlets listed below.

Not all fare types are available at all locations.

Local System Passes are valid on the A-train, Connect Bus, Highland Village Connect Shuttle, Highland Village Community On-Demand, North Texas Xpress (between Denton and Alliance), UNT Campus Shuttle, and NCTC Campus Shuttle. Excludes Access and Frisco Services.

Regional System Passes are valid on the A-train, Connect Bus, Highland Village Connect Shuttle, Highland Village Community On-Demand, North Texas Xpress (between Denton and Fort Worth), UNT Campus Shuttle, and NCTC Campus Shuttle. Required for trips taken outside of DCTA service area. Includes access to fixed-route bus and rail services operated by DART, TRE and FWTA.

Fare TypeLocalRegional
Reduced
Rate
Fare
Rate
Reduced
Rate
Fare
Rate
2-Hour Pass

$1.25*

$3.00

$1.25*

$5.00

Day Pass

$2.50*

$6.00

$2.50*

$10.00

7-Day Pass

-

$25.00

-

$50.00

10-Pack of Day Passes

-

$40.00

-

$70.00

Monthly Pass

$40.00*

$90.00

$40.00*

$160.00

Annual Pass

$480.00*

$650.00

$480.00*

$1,600.00

Summer Youth Pass

-

$30.00

-

-

University & College Fares

Fare TypeLocalRegional
StudentReduced
Rate
Fare
Rate
Reduced
Rate
Fare
Rate
Full Semester Pass-

$125.00**

-

$175.00**

Summer Semester Pass-

$80.00**

-

$150.00**

Annual Pass-

$300.00**

-

$400.00**

Fare TypeLocalRegional
FacultyReduced
Rate
Fare
Rate
Reduced
Rate
Fare
Rate
Full Semester Pass-

$170.00***

-

$340.00***

Annual Pass-

$420.00***

-

$840.00***

Connect & UNT Shuttle

Fare TypeReduced RateFare Rate
One-Way Trip

$0.75*

$1.50

10-Ride Book

-

$13.00

Monthly Pass

$25.00*

$45.00

Annual Pass

-

$450.00

NCTC Shuttle

Fare TypeReduced RateFare Rate
One-Way Trip$1.50*$3.00

Demand Response Access

Fare TypeFare Rate
One-Way Trip$3.00
10-Ride Book$30.00

Transfer Buy-up

Fare TypeFare Rate
Connect to Local System 2-Hour Pass$1.50
Connect to Regional System 2-Hour Pass$3.50
DCTA Local System 2-Hour Pass to Regional System 2-Hour Pass$2.00

Ticket Outlets: 

Downtown Denton Transit Center
604 E. Hickory St.
Denton, TX 76210

TWU Student Union
304 Administration Dr., Ste. 209
Denton, TX 76204

Lewisville City Hall
151 W. Church St.
Lewisville, TX 75057

Highland Village City Hall
1000 Highland Village Rd.
Highland Village, TX 75077

 

* Reduced = Seniors (65+), persons with disabilities, Medicare cardholders and students (Ages 5-18, students over the age of 14 require a valid high school or DCTA issued ID).

** Students attending colleges with physical campuses within Denton County are eligible to participate in the University Pass Program. Proof of enrollment is required.

*** Faculty and staff working at colleges with physical campuses within Denton County are eligible to participate in the University Pass Program. Proof of employment is required.

†  Passes purchased in a ten pack must be validated by a DCTA bus operator or passengers can self-validate the pass by using a hole punch to mark the month and day.