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Fares & Purchasing Locations

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Transit fares went into effect September 1, 2019.
 
 All purchases are final.
 

  Local Service Regional Service
CASH    
Regular $1.75 $2.40
Discount* $0.85 $1.20
Youth (6-18) $1.25 $1.75
Child (under 6) 2 free 2 free
2-RIDE PASS    
Regular $3.50 $4.80
Discount* $1.70 $2.40
Youth (6-18) $2.50 $3.50
10-RIDE PASS    
Regular $15.75 $21.60
Discount* $7.65 $10.80
Youth (6-18) $11.25 $15.75
30-DAY PASS    
Regular $43.50 $57.50
Discount* $21.50 $30.00
Youth (6-18) $31.25 $40.00
 
ALL DAY PASS - For $5.00 an All Day Pass can be purchased directly from the driver for unlimited access to the entire system for the day. Be sure to tell the driver you want an All Day Pass BEFORE putting your money in the farebox.
 
 
 
UPGRADE from LOCAL TO REGIONAL FARE
If you have a LOCAL ticket, pass, or transfer, it can be upgraded to a REGIONAL fare just by paying the difference:
Regular: $0.65
Youth: $0.50
Discount: $0.35

*Discount fares apply to seniors (age 65+), disabled and those with a valid medicare card.
 
Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.
 

PARATRANSIT / DIAL-A-RIDE SERVICE
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Fares for Paratransit and Dial-a-Ride service are as follows:
(These fares went into effect on September 1, 2019.)
 
One way trip in ADA Paratransit service area: $3.50
Same Day Service Request:  $5.25
Supplemental Service Zone 1:  $8.75
Supplemental Service Zone 2:  $10.75
Supplemental Service Zone 3:  $12.75
 
To determine the fare of your ride, and if you will be going into any other zones, you can use this helpful Interactive Paratransit Fare Map
Tickets are available for purchase as follows:

2 Ride Pass                             $7.00
$25 Value Card                       $25.00

*Please note that Value Cards and Cash are the only accepted forms of payment when traveling in supplemental zones. 
 
We have discontinued the $50 Value Card and will no longer be selling it. You're welcome to order multiple $25 Value Cards, 2 Ride Passes, pay with cash, or use the Mobile Pass to purchase additional rides.

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All B-Line fixed route buses are equipped with GFI fareboxes. The fareboxes use magnetic stripe tickets and passes, smart cards, or cash.
Please see the following link for more information about using the fareboxes. General Information flyer answering questions about the fareboxes
a fare box in space with earth in the background

Purchasing Tickets & Passes
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All tickets/passes (both Fixed Route & Paratransit) may be purchased at the following locations:
 
(Chico) Butte Regional Transit Office(M-F 9am-3pm)
Chico Transit Center (M-F 7:30a-12:00p and 12:30p-5:30p);
(Oroville) Butte County Public Works (please call before visiting (530) 538-7681);
(Paradise) Town of Paradise (M-Th 9am-4pm).
 
Please be aware that due to the pandemic, some of the offices may be closed to the public or may require you to make an appoinntment before coming in. Please be sure to call before visitng if you are planning on buying tickets in person.  
 
 

OTHER PURCHASING OPTIONS

All Tickets can now be purchased and stored directly on your smartphone using our new B-Line Mobile Pass, powered by Token Transit
 
You may also order tickets by mail by downloading an order form here
Be certain to enclose a check for payment and a self-addressed, stamped envelope. All sales are final; we do not issue refunds.
 
Bulk ticket and agency sales may be made at the Butte Regional Transit Office, located at 326 Huss Drive, Suite 150, Chico. For a bulk order form, please call (530) 809-4616 x1.
 
Cash and checks only accepted at Paradise and Oroville locations.  
 
Credit cards are now accepted at both Chico locations, and by phone when calling the B-Line office. Note: a $10 minimum and 3% surcharge applies to all credit card orders.
 

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Some organizations and agencies have special tickets for their employees, customers, members. They include: