Fares & Passes

Overview

All fares must be purchased with a MyWAVE card, our Mobile App, or cash. MyWAVE cards are $4 and may be reloaded for up to 3 years. We have passes and special fare programs designed to fit everyone's needs. We also accept cash but change will not be issued and you must pay an additional fare if you make a transfer.

You can manage your balance on your MyWAVE Card at any time by vising our efare site or GM&O Customer Service. If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (251) 344-6600.


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Standard Fare

The Wave Transit fare is $1.25 for a one-way trip — you are entitled to one free transfer if using a MyWAVE card or Mobile App. 

Reduced Fare

The Wave Transit offers many reduced fare options for those who qualify. Reduced Fare passes and fares are not available on our App. To qualify for reduced fare please bring the appropriate documentation to the GM&O Customer Service. If you have any questions please call Customer Service at (251) 344-6600.

Disabled and Medicare Recipient Riders: In order to qualify for the discounted fare, please bring the proper documentation to the GM&O Building Location. Recertification occurs every 3 years.

Senior Citizens: Riders who are 65 or older qualify for reduced fare. Bring proper identification to the GM&O building, recertification not required. 

Students: Currently enrolled students qualify for reduced fare. Please bring the proper documentation to the GM&O Building Location. Recertification occurs every year.

 

Period Passes

 Provide unlimited rides for a set amount of days. This option may be your cheapest way-to-pay if you want to make multiple trips in a day during a pre-determined amount of days. Please keep in mind service does not run on Sundays.


Pay as You Go

MyWAVE offers the flexibility to restore your balance at any time. This option allows affordability to passengers who do not frequently ride the bus and enjoy the convenience of using our MyWAVE card or app. You are entitled to one free transfer.

 

Standard Fares

Regular Fare                                                        | $1.25

Standard fare is $1.25 with free transfer allowed once within a two-hour period if using MyWAVE card or App. 

 

Moda! Circulator                                                 | $0.50

Moda! Fare is $0.50 with free transfer allowed once within a two-hour period. 

 

Children                                                                | Free

Children 5 and under are free as long as they ride with a fare-paying adult.

 

Senior Citizens                                                    | $0.60

Senior Citizen Fare is $0.60 with free transfers allowed once within a two-hour period. If using cash you must provide proper documentation to the operator. 

 

Disabled and Medicare Recipient Riders    | $0.60

Disabled and Medicare recipient riders Fare is $0.60 with free transfers allowed once within a two-hour period. If using cash you must provide proper documentation to the operator. 

 

Period Passes

Day Pass                                                             | $3.00

Daily Pass is $3.00 and allows for unlimited rides during our hours of operation upon activation.

 

Weekly Pass                                                      | $10.00

Weekly Pass is $10.00 and allows for unlimited rides during our hours of operation upon activation. 

 

Monthly Pass                                                    | $40.00

Monthly Pass is $40.00 and allows for unlimited rides during our hours of operation upon activation. 


Senior Citizens, Disabled Riders, and Medicare Recipient Period Passes

Weekly Pass                                                      | $5.00

Weekly Pass is $5.00 and allows for unlimited rides during our hours of operation upon activation. 

 

Monthly Pass                                                    | $20.00

Monthly Pass is $20.00 and allows for unlimited rides during our hours of operation upon activation. 

 

Student Period Pass

Monthly Pass                                                    | $20.00

Monthly Pass is $20.00 and allows for unlimited rides during our hours of operation upon activation.

 

Mobility Assistance Program

Mobility Assistance Program (MAP) is a specialized, curb to curb transportation service for certified disabled people. The cost is $2.50 one way. Applications can be acquired from our GM&O location or our website. Applicants must pass an in-person assessment and recertify every three years. For more information please call 251-338-0099 and read our MAP User Guide (PDF)

 

Customer Service

110 Beauregard Street

Suite 104

Mobile, AL 36602

TEL: 251-344-6600