Basin Transit
Joshua Tree, CA

Pay for your Basin Transit fare quickly and easily with your phone using the Token Transit service!

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How to Ride Transit Using Your Phone

  • Download your mobile app of choice from the options above
  • Purchase passes to use immediately or store them for future rides (note: an internet connection is required to purchase and activate a mobile pass)
  • As the bus approaches open your app and tap your pass to activate
  • Once onboard follow instructions in the app to validate your ticket

Send a Pass

Token Transit Send a Pass is an online pass purchasing portal for Basin Transit. You can purchase a pass online and have it instantly sent to any rider you choose. You can now instantly deliver transit passes for your friends and family.


Rider Descriptions

Name Description

General adult

CMC Student

ID Required

Students must show their current CMC ID card when boarding.

Student (under 18 years old)

Students ride free on Basin Transit.


ID Required

Senior Citizens: Age 60 and over with any valid proof of age.


ID Required

People with disabilities: Available to anyone displaying an ADA eligibility card. Call (760) 366-2395 for more information.

Service Descriptions

Name Description
Intercity Highway Routes

Valid on Intercity Highway Routes (1A & 1B).

Neighborhood Shuttles

Valid on Neighborhood Shuttle (Routes 3A, 3B, 7A, 7B & 21).

Route 12

Valid on Route 12 on weekdays only. Tickets cannot be used on weekends.

Route 15

Valid on Route 15.


Valid on Routes 1, 3A, 3B, 7A, 7B & 21.

Ready Ride

Valid on Ready Ride.

Stops Descriptions

Name Description
All Stops

All stops.

29 Palms

Valid for rides originating in 29 Palms.

Joshua Tree/Yucca Valley

Valid for rides originating in Joshua Tree or Yucca Valley.

Morongo Valley

Valid for rides originating in Morongo Valley.

Palm Springs

Valid for rides to or from Palm Springs.

Fare Descriptions

Name Description
Base Fare + Deviation

Valid for base fare and one deviation


Valid for a 1-way trip.


Valid for a 1-way trip.

Round Trip

Valid for a round trip.

Round Trip

Valid for a round trip.

Day Pass

Valid until midnight.

31-Day Pass

Valid for 31 Days.

10-Punch Pass

Valid for 10 one-way passes.

10-Punch Pass

Valid for 10 one-way passes.

20-Punch Pass

Valid for 20 one-way passes.

Basin Transit Terms and Policies

Purchases made with Token Transit for Basin Transit are subject to Basin Transit terms and policies. For more information on these policies you may visit or contact Basin Transit directly.