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GO!Bus does not accept The Wave card. Please pay your fare in exact change or a GO!Bus ticket purchased in advance. 

GO!Bus Fares

See below for the fares for qualified riders and their companions. Note: All fares are one-way.

  • ADA-eligible individuals with disabilities: $3.50
  • Companion for ADA eligible individuals with disabilities: $3.50
  • Non-disabled individuals over age 65: $8.00
  • Companion for non-disabled individuals over age 65: $8.00
  • A personal care attendant (PCA) may travel with an ADA-eligible passenger at no charge.
  • Service animals may ride with passengers at no cost.

When do I pay my fare?

You must pay your fare when you board the GO!Bus, either in exact change or with a ticket purchased in advance. GO!Bus operators do not make change or sell tickets.

Why is the fare so low?

The average cost of providing a GO!Bus trip is about $23.00. Passenger fares pay only a portion of this cost. The remainder is paid with local and state tax dollars.

Can I buy multiple Go!Bus tickets in advance?


  • ADA tickets: books of 10 for $35
  • Non-disabled senior tickets: books of four for $32


  • D&W food stores
  • Meijer stores
  • Rapid Central Station


To purchase tickets by mail, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with a check or money order to:

GO!Bus Tickets
The Rapid
300 Ellsworth Ave. SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Please allow 7 to 10 days to process your order.