Big Blue Bus (BBB) is a City of Santa Monica department. The public transportation agency operates a fleet of 200 clean air vehicles, and provides rides for over 44,000 customers daily, across a 58-square mile service area. Senior, Disabled, Medicare (S/D/M) rates are applicable for riders 62 or older, or riding with a valid ID. Children 4 and under ride free. Local BBB Trip: Regular - $1.25, S/D/M - $0.50. Rapid 10 Express Trip: Regular - $2.50, S/D/M - $1.00. Day Pass: Regular - $4, S/D/M - $1.50. 7-Day Pass: Regular - $14. 13 Rides Pass: Regular - $14, S/D/M - $6. View all cash and pre-paid fare options at: bigbluebus.com/fares. Your fare can be paid using cash, BBB passes, or a pre-loaded TAP card. Purchase your fare at Blue: The Transit Store, or directly from your smartphone, using the Token Transit app! With Token Transit, you can buy BBB single ride and monthly passes from anywhere! Passes are available for use immediately, or they can be stored on Token Transit for future trips. Download Token Transit from Google Play or the App Store, or text "TOKEN" to 41411 for a download link.
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I used the BBB network extensively on two stays. Bus comes in time (if traffic allows), very clean, drivers friendly. I find it very cheap, compares to other cities (1.25) and it accepts the tap... Full Review
Used the BBB to travel from LAX to Santa Monica. For 2 of us cost €2.50 there and €1 home! Brilliant value for money, on time and very friendly. One passenger even told us to get off at the next... Full Review
My husband and I always use the big blue bus when we are in Santa Monica, as we never hire a car. On this trip we used it to go to Westwood from Santa Monica and on previous trips we went to the... Full Review