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SEPTA Key Program

The SEPTA Key Fare Program is a convenient new way to pay to ride on SEPTA. The Key Card is a contactless chip card that can be loaded and reloaded without having to get a new Card. The fares purchased can be customized to match your travel needs. Key Cards can be purchased at SEPTA Sales Locations and from Transit Station and Bus Loop Fare Kiosks.

Key Card Fare Options for Travel on Transit & Regional Rail

(Transit: Bus, Trolley, Trackless Trolley, Market Frankford Line, Broad Street/Broad Ridge Spur Line, Norristown High Speed Line)

Weekly TransPass (good for 56 rides)
Monthly TransPass (good for 240 rides)

  • SEPTA Key Card with a Weekly or Monthly TransPass

  • NOT valid on Regional Rail on Weekdays

  • Valid on Regional Rail Weekends & Major,Holidays as,an ANYWHERE Pass

* Effective July 1, 2019 TransPasses will no longer be accepted on the

Airport Regional Rail Line for regular Weekday Travel. A Zone 1 or higher TrailPass will be needed to travel


One Day Convenience Pass

  • Good for 8 rides on Transit Routes ONLY taken by one person in one day


Travel Wallet (Use funds like tokens/transfers)

  • Token Value deducted from Travel Wallet Transfer Value deducted from Travel Wallet
    • Second Transfer

  • $5.00 minimum/$250 maximum load


1st Transfer Free

Transit Quick Trip
(Valid ONLY on Market Frankford/Broad Street Lines on date of purchase for travel
from ANY Transit Station)

  • Purchase from Fare Kiosk at StationSingle ride use ONLY (no transfer/no reload)
  • NOT Valid for use on Buses or Regional Rail
  • Same fare as paying cash
  • Fare kiosks accept cash, credit/debit cards

Weekly TrailPass Zone 1,2,3 Anywhere (good for 56 rides)
Monthly TrailPass Zone 1,2,3 Anywhere (good for 240 rides)
Weekly Cross County Pass (good for 56 rides)
Monthly Cross County Pass (good for 240 rides)

  • SEPTA Key Card loaded with a Weekly or Monthly TrailPass Zone 1, 2, 3, Anywhere or Weekly/Monthly Cross County Pass
Varies based on Zone

One Day Individual Independence Pass (good for 10 rides)

  • SEPTA Key Card loaded with a One Day Independence Pass for travel on Regional Rail & Transit

Regional Rail Quick Trip

(Purchase from a Fare Kiosk at one of the Center City Stations or from the Airport Line terminal platforms. VALID ONLY for travel on date of purchase)

  • Purchase from Fare Kiosk at Station
    • From Center City Stations:Purchase at Station Fare Kiosk for travel from Center City to an outlying Station. Not valid for travel from an outlying station for travel towards Center City (except on Airport Line)

    • EXIT Quick Trip: Purchase at a Station Fare Kiosk inside the paid area at one of the 5 Center City Regional Rail Stations - replaces Cash fare payment onboard the train

    • From Airport Line Stations Terminal A-E/F: Purchase at Terminal platform Fare Kiosks for travel towards Center City

  • Single ride use ONLY (no reload) NOT Valid for use on Transit

  • Same fare as paying cash
    • Fare Kiosks accept cash, credit/debit cards

Varies based on Zone

Senior Key Card
(Senior Citizen - 65 and older)

  • Transit Routes & Regional Rail Destinations in Pennsylvania

  • On Regional Rail
    • To/From NJ/DE

  • Seniors may also use a valid Driver License/Non-Driver ID with a magnetic stripe on the back that can be swiped at a turnstile or fare box Validator


50% of Weekday Fare

Reduced Fare Key Card
(Use Travel Wallet Feature to load funds to pay for Transit Transfer)

  • On Transit Routes
    • Cash or Travel Wallet funds

    • Transfer (Value deducted from Travel Wallet)
      • Second Transfer

  • On Regional Rail
    • Show Key Card - purchase Ticket or load funds in Travel Wallet



50% of Weekday fare By Zone

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

Learn more about the SEPTA Key Program