Fare Structure

 There are three ways in which you can purchase TANK fare:

1.) Download Transit with EZFare and pay using your mobile device.

2.) Cash. Please have exact fare when paying on the bus. No change is given.

3.) In person.  Click here for a full list of locations where fare can be purchased.

Cash Fare

Local Cash Fare $1.50
Senior/Disabled Fare - Local Fixed Route Service $0.75
RAMP Fare- Zone 1
RAMP Fare - Zone 2 $5.00
Student Fare (middle and high school)  $1.00
TANK 1-Day Pass $3.50
Southbank Shuttle Fare $1.00
Metro/TANK 1-Day Pass                                         $5.00


Pre-Paid Fares

TANK 30 Day Pass $66.00
Senior Disabled Sticker $33.00
Metro/TANK Monthly Pass $105.00
Student (middle and high school) Ten Ride Pass $10.00


For a printable version of the full fare structure, click here.

Riding Fixed Route Service: Reduced Fare for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities - TANK offers a reduced fare for senior citizens (age 65 and over) and for people with disabilities (proof of Medicare or SSI assistance is required to receive the discount.) Eligible persons should have a TANK Reduced Fare Photo ID made at the TANK headquarters to show the driver. A Medicare card may also be presented, with valid photo ID.

Riding RAMP: RAMP passengers in Zone 1 can purchase one monthly pass or up to four ticket books at $88.00 or $25.00 per book respectively. RAMP passengers in Zone 2 can purchase one monthly pass or up to four ticket books at $175 or $50 per book respectively.

NKU and Gateway Students RIDE FREE! If you are a current student or faculty member at Northern Kentucky University or Gateway Community & Technical College, just show the Operator your I.D. and you will ride for free, thanks to an annual contractual agreement with those schools.


Transfers cost $0.25 and are good within two hours of issue and can be used at any bus stop or on any bus except on the Southbank Shuttle.

Buy a $5 Metro/TANK Day Pass for unlimited travel on both systems

Questions? 859-331-TANK