Fare Structure

There are currently three ways in which you can purchase TANK fare: (1.) Cash on the bus, (2.) Purchase online and fare will be mailed to you or (3.) Purchase at one of our office locations as shown at the bottom of this page. 

Stay tuned for mobile ticketing to roll out in the fall of 2019!

Effective January 01, 2012.

Cash Fare

Local Cash Fare $1.50
Express Cash Fare $2.00
Senior/Disabled Fare - Local $0.75
Senior/Disabled Fare - Express $1.00
RAMP Fare $2.50
Student Fare (middle and high school)  $1.00
Southbank Shuttle Fare $1.00

Please have exact fare, no change is given.

Click here for a full list of locations to buy fare.

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.

Pre-Paid Fares

TANK 30 Day Pass $53.00 Buy
TANK Express 30 Day Pass $70.00 Buy
Senior Disabled Sticker $25.00 Buy
Senior Express Disabled Sticker $40.00 Buy
Metro/TANK Monthly Pass $105.00 Buy
Metro/TANK Express Monthly Pass $115.00 Buy
Ten Ride Local Pass $13.50 Buy
Ten Ride Express Pass $18.00 Buy
Student (middle and high school) Ten Ride Pass $10.00 Buy

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

RAMP passengers can purchase one monthly pass or up to four ticket books at $88.00 or $22.50 per book respectively.

A RAMP ID needs to be shown at time of purchase.

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.


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

Transfers from TANK to Metro cost $0.85 (Zone 1).

Transfers from Metro to TANK cost $1.00.

Transfers between TANK and Clermont Transit Connection cost $0.75.

Information and Fare Merchandise

TANK information and fare merchandise are available at the following locations:


Office & Bus Garage

3375 Madison Pike

Fort Wright, KY 41017

Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

The Bus Stop Sales Office

Mercantile Building

120 East 4th St.

Cincinnati, OH 45202

Monday – Friday: 7:00 am – 5:30 pm