The easiest way is with a Jazzy pass, which you can purchase at our online store, at the RTA office on Canal Street, at select retailers and at ticket sales. Rates · Online Store · Jazzy Passes · Ticket Vending Machines. The New Orleans streetcar is an easy and affordable way to get around Crescent City. People over 65 pay 40 cents to travel by bus or tram, and transfers are free.
You must provide the bus driver or streetcar driver with identification proving your age in order to qualify for the lowest fare. International passengers only need to show their passport. See Reduced Rates for more information. Keep reading to learn about the four lines, how much it costs to ride the New Orleans streetcars, and where to take a ride on these whimsical streetcars.
Before they are allowed to pay this reduced rate or obtain free transfers, they must first apply to the RTA for a special identification card and carry proof of age (over 65) or proof that they are eligible or a Medicare card. At the end of a line, all passengers disembark and you have to pay a new fare or use a transfer to get back on in the opposite direction. If you want to make a round trip, even within the two-hour period, you'll have to pay another one-way fare. Before they are allowed to pay this reduced rate or obtain free transfers, they must first apply to the RTA for a special identification card.