- 1 How do you pay for the bus in Philadelphia?
- 2 Where can I buy a Septa bus pass?
- 3 Do Philadelphia buses take cash?
- 4 How do you use the septa key card on the bus?
- 5 Can you still pay cash on the bus?
- 6 Is it safe to walk around Philadelphia?
- 7 How do I put money on my key card?
- 8 Does septa key work on buses?
- 9 How much are septa day passes?
- 10 Can you live in Philadelphia without a car?
- 11 What is the best way to get around Philadelphia?
- 12 Is Philadelphia Safe?
- 13 How do I transfer money from one septa key to another?
How do you pay for the bus in Philadelphia?
Bus fare is $2 per ride; your first transfer is free, $1 for your next transfer if you have a SEPTA Key card. If you’re paying cash, the cost is $2.50 and you must have exact change – the Bus Operator cannot make change.
Where can I buy a Septa bus pass?
You can buy the SEPTA Key Card at SEPTA Transit Sales Offices, Center City Regional Rail Sales Offices, the 1234 Market Street Lobby Fare Kiosks, Fare Kiosks at all Broad Street and Market Frankford Line Stations, Fare Kiosks at select Bus Loops, and a growing list of External (non-SEPTA) Retailers.
Do Philadelphia buses take cash?
A: You may still use cash on board SEPTA buses and trolleys. Cashiers will no longer accept cash and tokens and will not issue transfers.
How do you use the septa key card on the bus?
How it works is very simple. Put money on your Key Card Travel Wallet and it becomes your “ticket” (at the advanced sale price) whenever you are ready to ride. Today, tickets are only good for 180 days. With Key, the money in your Travel Wallet is always available to pay a fare.
Can you still pay cash on the bus?
Will you still let customers pay by cash on your buses? Customers will still be able to pay with cash for their fare, but they will need to have the exact fare ready for their journey as our drivers won’t be able to issue change.
Is it safe to walk around Philadelphia?
Wander too far north or too far south. Center City is extremely safe, and you can feel comfortable on the streets basically any time of day or night, but if you wander too far north from Fishtown, Center City or too far south from South Philly, you may find yourself in a sticky spot.
How do I put money on my key card?
Loading a pass or funds to your Key card at a Fare Kiosk is easy. To begin, just tap your card at the contactless reader below the Fare Kiosk screen and then follow the prompts. The Fare Kiosks and the major SEPTA Sales Offices accept cash, credit cards, and debit cards.
Does septa key work on buses?
All TrailPasses can also be used for travel on Transit (all Buses, Trackless Trolleys, Subway or Trolley services) and have Anywhere travel privileges on Weekends and major holidays. Valid for travel on all Transit routes (Bus, Trolley, Trackless Trolley, and Subway).
How much are septa day passes?
The cost is $18 and it’s good for 24 trips over 72 consecutive hours. Time starts with first tap. It is meant for one rider. To compare, a One Day Convenience Pass costs $9, is valid for 8 trips on one calendar day by one person.
Can you live in Philadelphia without a car?
You can go car-free. While Philadelphia isn’t as walkable as New York City, it’s still possible to go without a car in Philly. Depending on where you live, work and recreate you can get around by walking, biking or taking public transit.
What is the best way to get around Philadelphia?
Getting Around Philadelphia. The best way to get around Philadelphia is by foot or PHLASH bus. Although some attractions like the Philadelphia Zoo require some other mode of transport, most sightseeing is centered in the Old City, Rittenhouse Square and Society Hill areas, all of which are very pedestrian-friendly.
Is Philadelphia Safe?
Although the main tourist areas of Philadelphia like Center City are generally safe, frequent travelers say other parts of the city (like South, North or West Philly) can be very dangerous. Use common sense during your stay: Keep your valuables near you (and preferably hidden from view) at all times.
How do I transfer money from one septa key to another?
Once you have a new Card, you have three options to transfer your fares:
- Visit a SEPTA Sales Location – you can buy a new Card and have your fare product(s) transferred on the spot in one transaction.
- Call the SEPTA Key Customer Call Center (855-567-3782) (please note it can take up to 48 hours to process this request)