Can I use my Clipper card on all SamTrans routes?

Yes, Clipper is accepted on all SamTrans routes.

Do I need to tag my card every time I ride, even if I have a Monthly Pass?

Yes. Regardless of whether you use cash or a monthly pass, you must tag your card to a card reader every time you board. Your tag is your proof of payment.

Can I get a Day Pass on Clipper?

No, the SamTrans Day Pass is not available on Clipper.

I have a Local Monthly Pass, but occasionally need to ride the 292, 397 or 398 to and from San Francisco. How do I pay for an upgrade?

Adult riders with a Local Monthly Pass can use the cash value on their Clipper cards to pay an upgrade on routes 292, 397 and 398 when traveling out of San Francisco. You cannot pay fare upgrades to the driver. If you do not have enough cash value on your Clipper card to pay the upgrade fee, you will be required to pay the entire cost of the ride with cash. You do not have to pay an upgrade with a Local Monthly Pass when traveling to San Francisco.


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