Fare Description

One Ride


$1.00 ($.50 reduced fare) - Good for a single, one-way trip on any fixed route bus (transfer not included). One ride passes can be purchased on the bus, at the Knoxville Station Ticket Vending Machine on the bus platform, the Knoxville Station Customer Service Counter, or by mail.

1 Day Pass


$2 ($1 reduced fare) - Good for unlimited rides from the first time the pass is used until the end of the service day. 1 Day passes can be purchased on the bus, at the Knoxville Station Ticket Vending Machine on the bus platform, the Knoxville Station Customer Service Counter, or by mail.

30 Day Pass


$30 ($15 reduced fare) - Good for unlimited rides for 30 consecutive days beginning when the pass is first used. 30 day passes can be purchased at the Knoxville Station Ticket Vending Machine on the bus platform, the Knoxville Station Customer Service Counter, or by mail.

20 Ride Pass


$15 ($7.50 reduced fare) - Good for twenty single (one-way) trips on any regular, fixed route bus. 20 Ride passes can be purchased at the Knoxville Station Ticket Vending Machine on the bus platform, the Knoxville Station Customer Service Counter, or by mail.

Transfer


Your trip may require more than one bus route to reach your destination. There are many locations throughout the City where buses meet and transfers can be made. You will need to pay a new fare each time you board a bus, so purchasing a day pass is most economical for anyone who needs to transfer.

Semester Pass Program


Semester Passes are available to students only (not faculty or staff) of any participating area colleges or universities. Passes must be purchased directly from the school; KAT does not sell semester passes at the Knoxville Station Transit Center or via mail. Semester Passes require a valid student ID. Passes are $130 and are good for 130 consecutive days beginning when the pass is first used. For additional details, please visit the Semester Pass Program page.

Discounted Fare Program


A discounted fare is available to those who qualify. Qualifying individuals include seniors age 65 or over, Medicare card holders, students under the age of 18, and persons with disabilities. Proper identification (Medicare card or a valid KAT I.D. card) is required before boarding.

To apply for the discounted fare program, please download, complete, and return the following form to the Knoxville Station Customer Service Counter at 301 Church Avenue Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. KAT will charge a $2 processing fee for all IDs. Discounted Fare Application (PDF)

You can complete the Discounted Fare Application form online here.

*Children ages 4 and under may ride for free. Knox County Schools students also ride for free through the Youth Freedom Pass Program


LIFT / Paratransit Service


$2 one ride fare. For more information about the LIFT, please click here.