The Comet Fares

The Comet Fares

Full Fare

*Discount Fare

Commuter Express
(44X, 92X, 93X)

1 Ride

Full Fare

$2.00

Discount Fare

$1.00
$4.00

Commuter Express
(44x, 92X, 93X)

All Day Pass

Full Fare

$4.00

Discount Fare

$2.00

Commuter Express
(44x, 92X, 93X)

$6.00
7-Day Pass

Full Fare

$14.00

Discount Fare

$7.00

Commuter Express
(44x, 92X, 93X)

$28.00
31-Day Pass

Full Fare

$40.00

Discount Fare

$20.00

Commuter Express
(44x, 92X, 93X)

$80.00
Flex Route Deviations

Full Fare

+ $2.00

Discount Fare

+ $1.00

Commuter Express
(44x, 92X, 93X)

N/A
Downtown Connectors

Full Fare

$1.00

Discount Fare

$0.50

Commuter Express
(44x, 92X, 93X)

N/A
Transfer (60 minutes only) Requires COMET Card

Full Fare

FREE

Discount Fare

FREE

Commuter Express
(44x, 92X, 93X)

FREE
All fares are final. There are no cash refunds. Please have your bus fare ready when boarding. Change cards will be issued for those who do not have the exact fare. The COMET is not responsible for any passes that are stolen, lost or damaged. Please protect your pass.

Discount Fare Eligibility for Fixed-Route

  • Seniors age 65 + with a senior driver's license or state ID card
  • Persons with disabilities with The COMET half fare ID card*
  • Veterans with military ID card or VA Veterans ID card
  • Medicare card holders
  • Youth ages 6-18 with The COMET half fare ID card*
  • Eligible non-profits (details below)
*Half fare ID cards for a discounted fare are available at COMET Central or 3613 Lucius Road, by appointment only. Call 803-255-7133 to make an appointment.

Download Half Fare Form or complete the form below
  • Applicant Information
  • Applicant Certification

Dart Fares

Within The ADA Fixed-Route zone of 3/4 Mile on Either Side of the COMET Route

One Way

Within The ADA Fixed-Route zone of 3/4 Mile on Either Side of the COMET Route

$4.00
10-RidePass

Within The ADA Fixed-Route zone of 3/4 Mile on Either Side of the COMET Route

$40.00
Buddy Fare
5 or more fare-paying eligible passengers traveling from/to the same location

Within The ADA Fixed-Route zone of 3/4 Mile on Either Side of the COMET Route

$2.00 per person
Personal Care Attendant

Within The ADA Fixed-Route zone of 3/4 Mile on Either Side of the COMET Route

FREE

Free to Ride

  • Personal Care Attendants (PCA) with a DART rider
  • Connections on interlined routes
  • Students and faculty of select partner school districts and universities
  • Children under 6 (up to four children with an adult)
  • Fairfield County Transit System and Santee Wateree RTA (SWRTA) transfers

Bulk Sales* & Non-Profits

Pass Donation Programagency discount pass program

In-Person Locations

COMET Administration

3613 Lucius Rd. Columbia, SC 29201

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Bulk sales only. Individual passes not sold here.

Columbia Visitor's Center

1120 Lincoln St
Columbia, SC 29201

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

All Day Pass - Cash only.

Springdale Town Hall

2915 Platt Springs Rd
West Columbia, SC 29170

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Call 803-794-0408 for pass orders - Cash only.

Piggly Wiggly (Devine St)

3818 Devine St
Columbia, SC 29205

Check with location for store hours.

All Day, 7-Day, and 31-Day passes sold

Eastover Town Hall

624 Main St
Eastover, SC 29044

Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Call 803-252-2281 for pass purchase - Cash only.

Piggly Wiggly (North Main St.)

6325 N Main St
Columbia, SC 29203

Check with location for store hours.

All Day, 7-Day, and 31-Day passes sold

Comet Central At Sumter And Laurel

1727 Sumter St
Columbia, SC 29201

7 Days a Week: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
No bulk purchases allowed. Ten (10) or less passes may be purchased at a time.