RFTA FARES. RFTA provides several money saving and convenient ways to pay for your ride. Use the fare chart below to determine the cost to ride anywhere between Aspen and Rifle. Click on the fare chart below for a larger version.
FREE - The following is a list of persons and service routes where no fare is required: Children 5 and under in groups of 9 or fewer, Seniors (65+), All City of Aspen routes, Aspen to/from Snowmass Village, Aspen/Snowmass Village to/from Woody Creek (winter & summer).
CASH - Cash is always welcome but exact fare is always needed to ride the bus. The driver can not make change.
STORED VALUE CARDS - Stored value cards are preloaded with either $20 or $40 cash towards rides. RFTA Stored Value Cards are discounted at 26% off, or $40 worth of rides for just $29.50 and $20 worth of rides for $14.75.
|Stored Value Cards||
Price of Card
|$40 worth of rides||
|$20 worth of rides||
Stored Value Cards can be used for any fare destination and are transferable, making them both economical and convenient. They are available at RFTA Ticket outlets located from Aspen to Rifle and at VelociRFTA Station Ticket Vending Machines.
30 DAY ZONE PASS - Unlimited Rides
30 Day Zone Passes are valid for 30 days beginning with the first day the pass is used, they are independent of the calendar month. The passes are available at Ticket Vending Machines, Rubey Park and the RFTA Aspen Maintenance Facility. For Bulk purchases call 970-384-4954 or order online here.
|New Castle-Glenwood-Carbondale/Aspen Zone||
|El Jebel/Aspen Zone||
|Aspen Village/Aspen Zone||
SEASONAL ZONE PASSES– Seasonal Zone Passes are offered for the Winter Season (December – April) and Summer Season (May – November). The Seasonal Zone Pass is good for unlimited rides to/from Aspen and the zone.
30 DAY PASSES
These are photo id passes for Valley Youth, Adult Hogback & Youth Hogback and are available at Rubey Park and the City Hall in Glenwood Springs. The Valley Youth sticker is $89.00 and is good from Aspen to New Castle.
GRAND HOGBACK PASS - Adult $98/Chamber $92/ Child $64
With this photo I.D. pass you can ride anywhere between Rifle and Glenwood Springs as often as you like for one monthly fee. Monthly validation stickers are sold exclusively at the Glenwood Springs Finance department located at the Glenwood Springs City Hall, Rubey Park and the RFTA Aspen Maintenance Facility, however there is no charge to take the photo and print the pass. Stickers are valid from the first day of the month to the last day of the month. The photo for the pass can be taken at the Glenwood Springs Finance department, Rubey Park or the RFTA Aspen Maintenance Facility.