Mobile ticketing from BATA Bus Traverse City


Mobile ticketing saves you time--there's no need to visit the transfer station for a fare card, and you do not need to keep cash on you for the bus. Simply download Journey, the new bus ticket app, and you're good to go!


If you're looking for an easy way to buy your bus ticket online, look no further. Pay for your ride with your phone with the Journey App.  


The Passage App was updated to a new name in December of 2022.  Please download   today!  


* Mobile Ticketing News: BATA replaced its former mobile ticketing app with a new app called Journey on Dec. 6, 2022.  Click here to learn more about Journey for BATA online tickets.

Q. Do I need to install an app?  

A. Yes, you will need to install the new Journey app for free from the Google Play or Apple App store. 


Q: Which BATA bus routes work with the Journey app?

A.  All of BATA buses accept the Journey App; City & Village Loops, Village Link, & Link on Demand plus special services like Ski-n-Ride, Bike-n-Ride and more!


Student/Veterans/Active Military single ride fares are available with this app for City Loop, Village Loop, Village Link and Link on Demand services.  Reduced fare commuter passes are available for veterans, active military, and seniors.


Riders wishing to purchase the $30 Zip/Zoom card specials or the Annual Student Pass should visit the Hall Street or Cass Street Transfer Stations.



BATA passes are now available on your phone
[BATA passes are now available on your phone]


[How to ride BATA using Journey: Transit Ticketing. Download Journey Transit Ticketing. Purchase a Pass: After creating an account, tap "Buy Passes" on the main screen, select BATA from the list of agencies, and then select your desired pass type. Activate your Pass and Ride: Just before boarding, tap on your pass to activate it. Present you pass while boarding and you're off!]