Fares and Passes 

Individual rides can be purchased with exact cash/change only on the bus. Bus passes can be purchased Monday-Friday at the ATA Bus Facility between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. There are also a variety of locations within the Manhattan and Junction City areas that sell passes. Alternatively, tickets can be purchased on Token Transit or Send a Pass.

Fixed Routes

Manhattan and Junction City routes with a fixed schedule and fixed pick-up locations


Ages 18-59


*see details below

Youth/**School ID

Ages 0-6 or with a

K-State ID/USD 475 ID


One-Way Trip Fare



One (1) Fixed Route Trip


One-Day Bus Pass



All Fixed Route Trips for One (1)


Three-Day Bus Pass

All Fixed Route Trips for Three (3) Days




Five-Day Bus Pass

All Fixed Route Trips for Five (5) Days




Thirty-Day Bus Pass

All Fixed Route Trips for Thirty

(30) Days







To qualify for half-fare, riders must be ages 7-17, aged 60+, low income, a US Veteran, or meet ADA Requirements. View Our Half-Fare page for more information and learn how to apply.

View more information about school ID's in the dropdown menu below.

Demand Response/Paratransit 

A curb-to-curb service that riders must be pre-qualified for and schedule in advance

All Ages

Ages 11+


Ages 0-10

One-Way Trip



One (1) Curb-to-Curb Trip

One-Way Trip - Rural



One (1) Curb-to-Curb Trip

One-Way Trip -
*Wamego Shuttle

One (1) Trip To or From Wamego



12 Ride Punch Card 

Punch Card with Twelve (12) One Way Trips





View more information about the Wamego Shuttle can be found in the dropdown menu below.

Where to Buy Bus Passes?

30-Day Passes Sold Here Manhattan:

  • Dillons West
  • Dillons East
  • HyVee
  • Manhattan City Hall
  • Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
Junction City
  • Dillons
1-, 3-, & 5-Day Passes Sold Here Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Demand Response Twelve (12) Trip Pass Manhattan City Hall All pass options are available for purchase at the ATA Bus Facility, Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Only Cash and Check are accepted.


Transfers are free! Riders must ask/notify the driver for a transfer when boarding if they plan to transfer buses.


Seniors 60 years and older are eligible for our Demand Response Service and Half Fare on our fixed route service. Seniors interested in utilizing these benefits should visit the page linked below to learn more about applying. Paratransit - Demand Response Service Half Fare - Fixed Route Half Fare


  • Any person between the ages of 7 and 17 can receive their Fixed Route Fare for half of the price. Please present an ID if possible.
  • Children age six (6) and under ride free on Fixed Routes.
  • Children age ten (10) and under ride free on Demand Response.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult for both fixed routes and demand response.
For more information about youth riding with ATA Bus, please click the link below! Kids Corner

K-State Students, Faculty, and Staff

Kansas State University students, faculty, and staff are eligible for free, unlimited rides system-wide. Students and staff must show their University Issued ID when boarding the bus in order to ride. Head to the link below for more information. FHATA / KSU Partnership

USD 475

Junction City High School USD 475 and Junction City Middle School USD 475 students can ride all Junction City Fixed Routes for free, year round. To ride, students must show their JCHS/JCMS issued ID when boarding the bus.


We thank our Veterans for their service. If you are a Veteran, you qualify for Half Fare on ATA Bus Fixed Routes. Please go to the link below to apply. Half Fare - Fixed Route Half Fare

Wamego Shuttle

The Wamego Regional Shuttle operates Monday-Friday and provides service to and from Manhattan and Wamego and each trip costs $4.00. This service operates as Demand Response and charges similar fare, however, you do not need to qualify for Paratransit/Demand Response services to ride the Wamego Shuttle but you must schedule your trip. For more information about how to ride the Wamego Shuttle, please visit the link below. Regional Service

Paying in Cash/Change

  • Single trip fares can be purchased from the driver for exact cash/change only at the time of boarding.
  • Checks are not accepted for single trip fare.
  • Fares will be deposited into the fare box or collected by the driver prior to departure.
  • The driver will not make change.

Contact Information

5815 Marlatt Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66503
(785) 537-6345