Welcome to SEPTA Key

SEPTA Key is a very different take on our legacy magnetic stripe passes, tokens, and transfers. It is the future of fare payment with one, reloadable, contactless chip card that offers a host of options for seamless travel and self-service flexibility. Read more about the SEPTA Key Program.

July 23, 2018 | SEPTA Key Turnstiles Going into Service at 30th Street

Key Validator

As we begin the introduction of SEPTA Key on Regional Rail, the turnstile roto-arms will be put in place and all fareline entrances, including the ADA gates, will be activated at 30th Street Station starting July 23rd.

July 31, 2018 | Sale of Magnetic Stripe Trans/TrailPasses ENDING at External Retail Locations

Key Validator

The next steps towards the full transition of the SEPTA Key Fare program include the end of magnetic stripe TransPasses and TrailPasses at External Retail Locations.

August 1, 2018 | Become a SEPTA Key Regional Rail Early Adopter

Zone 4 TrailPass Customers who travel from one of 19 stations are invited to join the Future of Fare Payment.

Augsust 1, 2018 | Sale of Tokens Ending at Regional Rail Stations

Select stations will continue to sell SEPTA Tokens and SEPTA Regional Rail fare products until August 1, 2018.

August 1, 2018 | Sale of Paper Transfers Ends July 31: Transfers Only Available on Key Card Starting Aug. 1

As the full transition of SEPTA Key for Transit continues, the sale of paper transfers for continuing travel on buses, trolleys, trackless trolleys, and subways will be permanently discontinued at the end of the service day on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

September 1, 2018 | PA Senior Citizen Transit ID Cards No Longer Accepted for Travel

With the full transition of the SEPTA Key fare system, starting September 1st, PA issued Senior Citizen Transit ID Cards will NOT BE VALID FOR TRAVEL on SEPTA.

October 1, 2018 | PA Issued Reduced Transit Fare ID Cards No Longer Accepted for Travel

With the full transition of the SEPTA Key fare system, starting October 1st, PA issued Reduced Transit Fare ID Cards will NOT BE VALID FOR TRAVEL on SEPTA.