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U-Pass for Tucson Transit

No Fares on Sun Link and Sun Tran until December 31, 2023.

All City of Tucson transit fares will remain free on Sun Tran, Sun Link, Sun Van, Sun On Demand and Sun Shuttle through the end of December 2023. Please visit Sun Tran's website for updates.


Important: U-Pass sales are currently suspended due to free fares.

University of Arizona students, faculty, and staff can purchase a U-Pass boarding pass through our department at a reduced rate. A U-Pass provides unlimited rides on the City of Tucson Sun Tran Bus System and Sun Link Streetcar. U-Pass is available as a monthly, semester, or annual pass. In addition to a U-Pass for regular Sun Tran routes, Customers can purchase a U-Pass for the express route service.

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Program Description

We offer a physical pass or a mobile pass, sell annual and semester passes, and express or regular service. See descriptions below for more information.

U-Pass Card

Register your card! You must use your official UA email to register your GoTucson app account. If an unregistered card is lost or stolen, the balance will not transfer to your new card.

Go to Opens in new window external link ManageSunGoCard to register your Sun Go U-Pass card. Contact Sun Tran customer service at (520) 792-9222 if you need assistance.

Online purchase
  • Customer with an existing U-Pass Card on record with our office: Your new pass will be loaded onto the same card. Allow 3 business days for your card to activate.
  • New Customers: A U-Pass card will be mailed to you with your pass loaded onto the card. Allow 5 to 10 business days. Once you receive the card, it will be ready to use.
In-Office purchase
  • If you purchase the U-Pass card in our office, a fee may apply. You will need to wait up to 3 days for the card to become active.

GoTucson Transit Mobile App

  • Use the app to download your pass onto your mobile phone.
  • Viewing this link requires Adobe Acrobat Viewer. User guide, includes step-by-step instructions on how to download the app, and view your live ticket.
  • Contact Sun Tran customer service at 520-792-9222 if you are experiencing any issues with downloading the app.
  • A convenience fee applies.
  • Online Purchase: We will issue you an activation code via your UA email address. Please allow 2 business days
Annual Semester mobile physical card express regular
Valid 8/17/2020 - 7/31/2020 8/19/2020 - 12/31/2020
1/1/2021 - 5/31/2021
How do I use my u-pass to board? Use the GoTucson Transit App Scan a physical card
When can I use my u-pass? 2 business days As soon as it arrives in the mail OR 3 business days after purchase in the PTS office
Which routes can I access? Any Sun Tran bus and the Sun Link streetcar Only non-express Sun Tran busses AND the Sun Link streetcar

Sun Tran Price List


Semesters run from August - December and January - May. Sun Tran does not offer a summer only product.

Product U-Pass Sun Tran Price
U-Pass Card $2.00
Semester (Fall / Spring) $98 $192
Semester Express (Fall / Spring) $130 $256
Annual $242 $480
Annual Express $306 $608
Rolling 30 Day Pass $25
Annual Express $33
U-Pass Mobile
Semester (Fall/Spring) $98 $197
Semester Express (Fall/Spring) $130 $261
Mobile Annual $245 $490
Mobile Annual Express $309 $618

How do I purchase online?

The process looks different from last year. Here are some screenshots to help navigate the way. Go to Click on Parking Account Portal, & login with UA NetID.

  • Click "Get Permits" and review guidelines.

  • Select desired transit pass (annual/semester or pass/mobile)
  • Make purchase and wait for processing and delivery.


Sun Tran, Sun Link, and Sun Shuttle route schedules and maps are available online: