Upcharges and transfers
Need to take more than one transit agency to complete your trip? Ask your driver for a transfer when you board and pay your fare.
Upcharges on Foothill Transit
Customers using Foothill Transit 31-day passes, Metro 30-day passes, or transfers from other agencies may need to pay an upcharge to ride the Foothill Transit Silver Streak. See below for a chart that details the upcharges:
|Adult Local 31-day pass||Silver Streak||$1.25|
|Student Local 31-day pass||Silver Streak*||$1.25|
|Senior/Disabled/Medicare Local 31-day pass||Silver Streak*||$0.65|
|Agency to agency transfer||Silver Streak||$1.25|
|Senior/Disabled/Medicare agency to agency transfer||Silver Streak||$0.65|
|Agency to agency transfer||Commuter Express||$3.75|
|Senior/Disabled/Medicare agency to agency transfer||Commuter Express||$4.50|
|Metro 30-day pass||Silver Streak**||$1.25|
|Zone 0 EZ transit pass||Silver Streak||$1.25|
|Zone 1 EZ transit pass or Metro 30-day pass||Silver Streak**||$0.55|
|Zone 2 and below EZ transit pass||Silver Streak*||$1.25|
*Between Montclair and El Monte Station
**In the Silver2Silver corridor from El Monte Station to Los Angeles
Foothill Transit Day Pass
The Foothill Transit day pass is only available for purchase when you board the bus at the farebox. The day pass is valid on the day of activation through 3 a.m. the following morning and is accepted on all Foothill Transit local lines and the Silver Streak. Adult and student day passes are $5 and seniors, persons with disabilities and Medicare day passes are $2.50.
Transferring to Other Agencies
Transfers between LA County agencies are exclusively on TAP. You must first load Stored Value on your TAP card to transfer between TAP-participating transit agencies. Pay with TAP when you board, then tap again when you transfer to another agency. Your transfer fare will be deducted automatically from your Stored Value. Transfers for adults and students are $0.50 and transfers for seniors, persons with disabilities, and Medicare discounts are $0.25. Transfers purchased on Foothill Transit buses ARE NOT valid on Foothill Transit buses.
Paper transfers to OCTA are available for purchase when you pay the full fare at time of boarding. Please request the transfer before paying your fare. Review transfer policies for other agencies to identify any upcharges.
Starting March 15, you can show your TAP card when boarding Omnitrans buses for a FREE transfer from Foothill Transit at Pomona Transit Center and Montclair Transit Center only.
Foothill Transit will continue to accept Omnitrans passes as a FREE transfer to our buses at Pomona Transit Center and Montclair Transit Center only.
Starting on March 15, the stops at Towne and Marketplace and Indian Hill and Holt will no longer serve as accepted transfer points. Our buses still connect to Omnitrans at those stops, but neither Foothill Transit nor Omnitrans will offer free transfers at those locations. Please pay the full fare when you board your next bus.
Monthly passes, day passes, and transfers from OCTA are accepted as one Adult Local Fare at Beach and La Habra and at the Brea Mall.
Monthly passes and tickets from Metrolink are worth the local base fare of $1.25. Metrolink fare is good for one boarding on all local lines. See the chart above for the upcharge cost when transferring to the Silver Streak. Metrolink passes and tickets are NOT accepted on Commuter Express service.