Welcome to SEPTA Key

SEPTA Key is a very different take on our legacy magnetic stripe passes, tokens, and transfers. It is the future of fare payment with one, reloadable, contactless chip card that offers a host of options for seamless travel and self-service flexibility. Read more about the SEPTA Key Program.

October 1, 2018 | PA Issued Reduced Transit Fare ID Cards No Longer Accepted for Travel

With the full transition of the SEPTA Key fare system, starting October 1st, PA issued Reduced Transit Fare ID Cards will NOT BE VALID FOR TRAVEL on SEPTA.

October 1, 2018 | SEPTA Key Regional Rail Early Adopters Program Launching for Zone 3 Riders

Starting October 1, 2018, customers can purchase a SEPTA Key Card and Zone 3 TrailPass. The SEPTA Key Mobile Fare Kiosk will be out between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. at select Zone 3 Stations in September and October.

October 1, 2018 | Fare Payment Changes at Market Frankford & Broad Street Line Stations

A SEPTA Key Card is the way to travel. Buy a Key Card at the station Fare Kiosk or SEPTA Sales Office and load with a Pass or put money in the Travel Wallet.

October 1, 2018 | 19th/22nd Street Trolley Stations SEPTA Key Turnstiles Going into Service

The turnstiles roto-arms and ADA gates will go into operation at these Westbound Trolley Stations for travel towards West and Southwest Philadelphia.

September 1, 2018 | PA Issued Senior Citizen Transit ID Cards No Longer Accepted for Travel & $1.00 Fare for Regional Rail Travel to Stations in Pennsylvania Eliminated

With the full transition of the SEPTA Key fare system, starting September 1st, PA issued Senior Citizen Transit ID Cards will NOT BE VALID FOR TRAVEL on SEPTA.

August 1, 2018 | Sale of Paper Transfers Ends July 31: Transfers Only Available on Key Card Starting Aug. 1

As the full transition of SEPTA Key for Transit continues, the sale of paper transfers for continuing travel on buses, trolleys, trackless trolleys, and subways will be permanently discontinued at the end of the service day on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.