Changes Coming to Transit Fares
Published on September 06, 2023
HELENA, Mont. – The City of Helena’s public transit system is increasing its fares, effective Oct. 2, 2023. This marks the first fare increase for Capital Transit since 1979. The rate for a one-way ride on a Capital Transit bus has cost just $0.85 for over 40 years.
The new fare structure incentivizes pre-scheduled rides, which can be done a day in advance. It also includes discounts for students, veterans, disabled and elderly (60 years +).
Click Here to Start Discount Application
The new rate structure, which has been approved by the City Commission, is:
Pre-Scheduled One-Way Ride
$1.00 with student, veteran, disabled, and elderly discount.
Same Day One-Way Ride
$2.00 with student, veteran, disabled, and elderly discount.
Capital Transit offers curb-to-curb service, allowing riders to schedule pick-up and drop-off anywhere within City limits. Riders can download the Transit app to manage payments and ride scheduling from their mobile device. Transit also runs a fixed route between Helena and East Helena each day.
More information can be found at www.helenamt.gov/capital-transit/.