Transfer Policy

Save Money!  

Although METRO does not issue transfers on local service, you may save money by purchasing a Day Pass from the Operator.  This Day Pass entitles you to unlimited rides throughout Santa Cruz County.

Connecting to Monterey Salinas Transit (MST)?

  • Transfers are available by request from the Bus Operator, at the time fare is paid
  • Transfers are not issued at the Watsonville Transit Center
  • An MST Transfer will allow you to travel one zone on MST, this would include:
    • # 27 Watsonville to Marina, a complete route, one way
    • # 28 Watsonville to Salinas via Castroville, one zone to Castroville
    • # 29 Watsonville to Salinas via Prunedale, one zone to Prunedale

Have a Santa Cruz METRO Day Pass?

  • No transfer is needed
  • Santa Cruz METRO Day passes will be accepted by MST for unlimited travel in the MST North Zone only (Prunedale, Castroville, Moss Landing, Las Lomas, Pajaro)
  • Monthly Passes are not honored by MST
  • A Santa Cruz METRO Day Pass will allow you to travel one zone on MST, this would include:
    • # 27 Watsonville to Marina, a complete route, one way
    • # 28 Watsonville to Salinas via Castroville, one zone to Castroville
    • # 29 Watsonville to Salinas via Prunedale, one zone to Prunedale