RIDER ALERT: Until further notice, there is a detour on the E1 Veterans-Airport Downtown route due to roadwork near Galvez Street and Perdido Street. From Poydras Avenue, the bus will turn right on S. Claiborne Avenue, left on Tulane Avenue, and right on Galvez Street to continue on route.

Fares

Fares

Base fare – $1.50

JeT fareboxes accept $1, $5, $10, $20 dollar bills and all U.S. coins and provide change in the form of a value card that can be used for future fares.

A half-fare discount is available for seniors, Medicare cardholders, and those with disabilities for $0.75. See below for details.

Transfers are available from the driver for $0.50. Transfers are not valid between JeT and RTA (New Orleans Regional Transit Authority) vehicles. They are valid only between the lines within the system from which they are issued.

Downtown New Orleans to/from Airport or Westbank – $2.00

The fare is $2.00 when traveling between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Jefferson Parish and downtown New Orleans in Orleans Parish.

The fare is $2.00 when crossing the river between the Westbank of Jefferson Parish and downtown New Orleans in Orleans Parish.

Who Rides Free

Children four years old and under accompanied by a paying passenger ride free.

Half-Fare Discount – $0.75

(Downtown New Orleans to/from the Airport or Westbank – $1.00)

See below for details

Seniors (65+)

Present a government-issued picture ID (ex: State ID, Driver’s License, or passport) to the operator upon boarding to receive half-fare discount.

Medicare

Medicare recipients can present a state ID along with their Medicare card (Red, White and Blue card) upon boarding to receive the half-fare discount.

Local residents are encouraged, but not required, to bring their Medicare card to the JeT Operations building at 118 David Drive in Metairie or to the Wilty Terminal Information Booth to receive a Disability Fare card to use in place of the Medicare card for their own privacy.

Disability

Disabled riders under 65 without a Medicare card can qualify for a half-fare discount by filling out the Certification Form for Discount Transit Fare for Disabled Persons.

Passes

Riders who use the bus frequently can save money by using one of our passes. Plus, there’s no need to worry about carrying the correct change. See below for details.

Day Pass – $4.00

Good for unlimited rides within the JeT system and valid for 1 calendar day beginning the day which the card is stamped and activated. The Day Pass can be purchased ONLY on board the buses by request from the operator.

Monthly Pass – $60.00

Good for unlimited rides and valid for 31 days from the time dated on the card once it is activated. The Monthly Pass can be purchased at the JeT locations shown below and at the Wilty Terminal Fare Booth on the westbank. Please note that JeT’s terminal booth and facilities only accept cash.

Regional Ride – $6.00

Good for unlimited rides on both JeT and RTA buses and streetcars for 24 hours after the first use. The pass can be purchased aboard JeT and RTA vehicles, through the RTA GoMobile App, and at RTA ticket vending machines. Please see the RTA’s Regional Ride page for more information on how to use the RTA GoMobile App for the Regional Ride.

Tokens

Tokens are sold in rolls of 10 for $15.00.

Tokens may offer convenience for riders who do not transfer between bus routes or for organizations seeking to provide transportation for employees or clients.

Tokens can be purchased at all JeT locations shown below. Please note that JeT’s terminal booth and facilities only accept cash.

Eastbank Location:
118 David Dr.,
Metairie, LA 70003
Phone: (504) 818-1077
Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (Mon – Fri)
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Westbank Location:
90 1st St.,
Gretna, LA 70053
Phone: (504) 367-7433
Hours: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM (Mon – Fri)
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Gretna/Wilty Terminal Information Booth
Van Trump at Westbank Expressway.,
Gretna, LA
Phone: (504) 367-7433
Hours 8 AM – 8 PM (Mon. – Fri.)
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Please note that the Wilty Terminal booth is open on weekdays only; the booth is closed on weekends and holidays. Regular hours are 8:00 am – 8:00 pm, but early morning hours are offered during at beginning and end of each month. See full schedule for details.