Fares and Passes

EPTA’s fares are easy to calculate. We charge a flat rate of $2.00 for each trip, plus 50 cents for travel between zones. We also have half-price fares available to passengers with disabilities.

Note: Shepherd University students with a valid Student ID can ride the Shepherd University Circulator free of charge.

Online Purchase

Eastern Panhandle Transit Authority now accepts Visa, Master Card, Discover and American Express credit cards. Our passengers are able to call our office at 304-263-0876 and purchase their passes over the phone or process the passes through our website. The different options are: Monthly Passes, which can be purchased for $60.00, $10.00 punch Cards, $2.50 or 1.00 tickets. Currently passes will be mailed, or distributed to bus drivers on designated routes (credit card payments must be made before 3 pm to have pass available next day on bus). With each transaction there is a processing fee, all transactions are processed through WViPay.com, to purchase passes CLICK HERE.

4w7b5846 (2)Zones

There are four zones.

Zone 1- Martinsburg

Zone 2- Berkeley County

Zone 3- Jefferson County

Zone 4- Bolivar/Harpers Ferry

To Calculate Bus Fare

It costs $2.00 to get on a bus. If you travel between zones, for instance, from The VA Hospital in Zone 2 to the Caperton Train Station in Zone 1, the cost increases by $0.50. Add $0.50 every time you cross a zone.

.          Fare Examples

.            Train Station to WalMart- $2.00

.            Train Station to WorkForce- $2.50

.            Train Station to VA Medical Center- $2.50

.            Martinsburg to Charles Town- $3.00