Clipper® is the Bay Area’s all-in-one transit card, with discounts for youth, seniors, people with disabilities and people with low incomes.

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Clipper is the Bay Area’s easiest way to pay for transit by bus, train or ferry. Accepted by all of the Bay Area’s 20+ different transit agencies, your Clipper card holds cash value, transit passes or a combination. Clipper can also be used to unlock Bay Wheels bike share bikes.


Learn more about Clipper, including how to get and use your card.

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Clipper cards can be reloaded online, at self-service machines in stations and at terminals, and in person at transit agency ticket offices and Clipper Customer Service Centers. (The Hub at 375 Beale St. in San Francisco is temporarily closed, due to the pandemic.)

Access for More Riders

Youth, seniors, riders with disabilities or low incomes all get a break with reduced fares and discounted passes. Apply for your discounted card and save every time you ride.

Youth & Seniors

Youth and seniors can apply for reduced fares and access to discounted passes. Learn how to apply.

Youth & Senior Cards
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Low-income Riders: Clipper® START℠

Clipper’s innovative pilot program offers fare discounts to adults with low incomes.

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Accessible Transit: Regional Transit Connection (RTC) Clipper Card

The RTC Clipper Card brings discounted transit to disabled riders under age 65.

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