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. Please complete the Half-fare application and the Medical Professional application.

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- VA Medical Center and Inwood

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                   Full-Fare            Half-Fare

Train Station to Foxcroft Town Center        $2.00…………………….$1.00

Train Station to WorkForce                           $2.00…………………….$1.00

Martinsburg to Development Drive             $2.00…………………….$1.00

Martinsburg to Inwood                                   $2.50…………………….$1.25

Train Station to VA Medical Center             $2.50…………………….$1.25

Martinsburg to Shepherdstown                    $3.00…………………….$1.50

Martinsburg to Charles Town                        $3.00…………………….$1.50

Harpers Ferry to Martinsburg                       $3.50…………………….$1.75

VA Medical Center to Charles Town             $2.50…………………….$1.25

VA Medical Center to WorkForce                   $2.50…………………….$1.25