Senior Riders

Independence at Half the Price

Seniors 65 years and older qualify for a COTA Reduced Fare Senior ID Card.

Fare Option Standard Price Senior Price
One-way fare $2.00 $1.00
DayPass $4.50 $2.25
31-Day Pass $62.00 $31.00

On COTA travel is safe, affordable, and reliable. Learn more about reduced fares.

Easy-to-Ride Buses

When you travel with COTA, you will enjoy:

  • Buses lower to the curb to make boarding easy
  • Traveling with a service animal (animals travel for free)
  • Ramps to accommodate wheelchairs and other mobility devices
  • Priority seating in the front of the bus

50% Discount on Bus Fares with Reduced Fare Senior Card

Visit the COTA Pass Sales office at 33 N. High Street to get a Reduced Fare Senior ID Card. All you need is a photo ID with your birth date.

COTA makes Reduced Fare Senior ID Cards from 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Want to ride COTA but unsure how?

A friendly COTA travel trainer can show you how to ride the bus.To learn more about travel training, please call (614) 275-5841.

Click here to download our Senior Brochure.

Need more help getting around?

Sometimes customers need more travel assistance than fixed-route buses can provide. We offer a variety of options through Mobility Services. Click here to learn more about eligibility requirements.