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One-Day Individual & Family Independence Pass

About The Independence Pass

The Independence Pass is ideal for individuals or families looking for the independence of convenient, economical travel on SEPTA services (pass valid for 10 trips). Occasional riders, visitors and families can travel on SEPTA to restaurants, shopping, casinos, sporting events and other attractions in the Greater Philadelphia region.  All rides on an Independence Passes must be taken on one day.

Independence Pass holders benefit from 10 trips aboard these services:

  • Bus
  • Subway
  • Trolley
  • Regional Rail
  • Mann Center Summer Bus Service

Cost of Passes

  • One Day Individual Pass - $13.00
  • One Day Family Pass - $30.00
    Good for one family of up to five (5) people traveling together.  One person, but no more than two, must be 18 years old or older

To/From New Jersey: Customers using Regional Rail to or from New Jersey will pay an additional charge of $5.00 per Individual pass ($18.00) and $15.00 per Family pass ($45.00) in each direction you travel.

Purchase Options

One Day Individual Pass on SEPTA Key

The One Day Individual Pass is now available on a SEPTA Key Card. Independence Passes on Key Cards can be purchased ahead of time. They become active the first time the Key Card is tapped. Individual Independence Passes on a Key Card are available at the following locations:

  • Outlying Regional Rail Stations with a Ticket Office
  • All Center City Regional Rail Station Ticket Offices
  • Fare Kiosks at Center City Regional Rail Stations
  • All SEPTA Transit Sale Offices
  • Online at septakey.org

One Day Paper Individual Pass
  • Outlying Regional Rail Stations with a Ticket Office
  • All Center City Regional Rail Station Sales Offices
  • All SEPTA Transit Sale Offices

Effective September 3, 2019: One Day Individual Independence Passes no longer available for purchase from a Conductor on board a Regional Rail train


One Day Family Independence Pass
  • Outlying Regional Rail Stations with a Ticket Office
  • All Center City Regional Rail Station Ticket Offices
  • Conductor on board a Regional Rail train
    -Conductor will issue a Cash Fare receipt
    -Remember to hold on to your Cash Fare receipt for return travel on Regional Rail*

*If your travel on a Family Independence Pass includes SEPTA Transit (bus, subway, trolley), you will need to exchange your Cash Fare receipt for a paper Family Independence Pass at one of the five Center City Regional Station Sales Offices - Temple, Jefferson, Suburban, 30th Street, University City. Family Independence Passes NOT available at SEPTA Transit Sales Offices.