Fares (Effective September 1st, 2022) 

Fare Type  Price 
General Fare  $2.00 
Half-Fare Cardholders $1.00
Children Ages 5-18  $1.00 
Seniors 65+  $1.00
Children Under 4 with a Fare Paying Adult Free

The fare for Transit Connect is only for the Shuttle Service to or from the Dune Park Train Station. All Fares for the South Shore Train are separate from the Valparaiso South Shore Transit Connect Service.

Purchasing Tickets

You can purchase your tickets for Transit Connect the following ways: through the Token Transit Ticket App and/or by purchasing a 1-Way fare using exact change On-Board the Transit Connect Bus. The standard rate for 1-Way fare for all Transit Connect Trips is $2.00. Some discounts are available to those who qualify, such as students, seniors, or individuals with a disability.  

Token Transit

Token Transit

Tickets for Transit Connect may be purchased through the Token Transit Mobile App. Through the Token Transit Mobile App, a digital bus pass is shown to the driver as the passenger gets on board the Transit Connect Bus.  Instructions on how to use the Token Transit App are available on the Token Transit Site or can be found posted on Transit Connect Buses and Bus Shelters.  Click Here, to download the Token Transit Mobile App or visit the Apple or Google Play Store and search for Token Transit.  

On-Board Tickets 

1-Way tickets can be purchased using exact change on-board the Transit Connect bus, the Bus Driver does not carry change.To purchase your 1-Way fare, you must have exact change, show the Bus Driver the correct amount, and drop your fare money into the cash box On-Board the Bus. No receipts can be given for fares purchased on-board the buses.

Lost, Stolen & Technical Issues with Tickets 

The City of Valparaiso and V-Line are not responsible for lost or stolen tickets. Please keep your ticket in a safe place and keep track of it as it were cash. Tickets cannot be replaced if they are Lost or Stolen. NO EXECPTIONS. Passes are not transferable or replaceable. All sales are final. However, if you experience technical issues, please contact Token Transit at

For more Information, please contact: 

Valpo Transit Dispatch Office: 

(219) 476-9393

Don Lorntzen, Transit Manager 

(219) 462 - 1161