CT Shared Ride tickets for the currently effective fare structure may be purchased at CT’s online store.
CT Bus Fares
|Trip within Carbon and/or Schuylkill County||Travels within or between counties in either direction. Fare is for a one way trip, good for one ride.||$1.50|
|Boarding LANta Bus service||Connections available at Delaware Ave. & 3rd Street in Palmerton||Cost based on fare purchased
LANta Bus service.
|Children Age 5 and Under||Must be riding with a farepaying adult.||FREE|
|Seniors Age 65 and Over||In Pennsylvania, with proper ID may ride CT Bus for FREE any time. The Senior Citizen Transit ID Card (yellow or blue) is accepted as a boarding pass.
Call LANTA Customer Service at 888-253-8333 for a Senior Transit ID application, or click here.
|Persons with Disabilities||May ride CT Bus for 1/2 fare anytime. The PennDOT reduced fare card or a Medicare Card is accepted as proof of disability.
Call LANta at 610-776-7433 for eligibility and registration requirements, or click here.
|All CT Bus fares must be paid in cash on board the bus or with CT Shared Ride tickets. Please have exact change, the driver does not make change.|
CT Shared Ride Paratransit Fares
- Full fares range from $27.00 for trips less than seven miles to $56.00 for trips greater than 35 miles.
- Self-pay consumers will pay 15% of the full fare (see the chart below).
- Carbon County Area Agency on Aging sponsored consumers who are 65 and older will pay 5% of the full fare (see the chart below).
- Fares for persons riding under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 will follow the 15% fare structure below, but the fare will not exceed $4.50 for any trips greater than 14 miles.
|Full Fare||CC AAA
Sponsored Rider Copay
|0-6.99||$ 27.00||$ 1.05||$ 4.05|
|7-13.99||$ 31.00||$ 1.25||$ 4.65|
|14-20.99||$ 36.00||$ 1.50||$ 5.40|
|Zone 4||21-27.99||$ 44.00||$ 1.90||
|Zone 5||28-34.99||$ 48.00||$ 2.10||
|Zone 6||>35||$ 56.00||$ 2.50||
CT provides several convenient ways to purchase CT Bus, Flex, and Shared Ride tickets and passes
Pay on board the CT Bus
CT Bus and Flex fares can be paid on the bus in cash when boarding. When paying your fare on the bus, if you do not use exact change, you will not be issued change. Shared Ride fares cannot be paid in cash and must be paid with pre-purchased tickets.
CT has an online store for sales of tickets and passes. Click here to buy CT tickets and have them mailed to you!
Order over the Phone
You can order by phone with a credit card. Call 888-253-8333 option 4 Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. Your order will be mailed to you.
Order by Mail
To order tickets for CT Bus, Flex, of Shared Ride by mail, mail a check made out to
Carbon Transit Tickets
1060 Lehigh Street
Allentown, PA 18103
Please indicate the number of each type of ticket you want to purchase, your name, address to where you want the tickets/passes mailed, as well as a phone number where we can reach you with any questions.
To assist in processing your order, complete a CT Ticket Order Form and send it with your order.
Order in Person
CT tickets can also be purchased in-person at:
46 East Locust Street
Nesquehoning, Pa 18240
Hours – 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday
Payment methods accepted – Cash, check, or money order
Ticket orders can also be handed to any CT Shared Ride driver.
Please use a CT Ticket Order Form and include a check for the correct amount made out to “CT”. Your order will be mailed to you.