Automated Fare Collection System (AFCS)


An Automated Fare Collection System (AFCS) using plastic magnetic tickets as fare medium is being utilized in both the LRT Line 1 and LRT Line 2 Systems . The AFCS replaced the old token fare collection system which had been in operation in Line 1 from December 1, 1984 to September 8, 2001 and which used the token as the fare medium.

        LRTA FARE MATRICES

  • Current Line 1 Stored Value Fares
  • LRTA Board Approved (P11+P1) Fare Line 1 Stored Value Fares
  • Current Line 2 Fares
  • LRTA Board Approved (P11+P1) Fare Line 2 Stored Value Fares
        To view LRTA fare matrices click here.

        Fare Structure


        LRT Line 1
Starting March 22, 2010, passengers using Single Journey (SJ) tickets will be charged PhP12.00, Php15.00 or Php20.00 depending on the number of stations travelled or whether Balintawak or Roosevelt (opened October 22, 2010) station is part of their trip, while Stored Value(SV) ticket holders will be charged from Php12.00 to Php20.00 depending on their trip length or whether Balintawak or Roosevelt Station is part of their trip.

LRT LINE 1

Fares excluding those to and from Balintawak or Roosevelt Station

Fares to and from Balintawak or Roosevelt Station

Distance (no. of inter-stations)
1-4
5-8
9-12
13-17
1-2
3-4
5-7
8-10
11-13
14-16
17-18
19
Single Journey Ticket Fare (PhP)
12
15
15
15
15
15
15
20
20
20
20
20
Stored Value Ticket Fare (PhP)
12
13
14
15
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20

        LRT Line 2
A distance related fare structure is currently being used for Line 2. Passengers will be charged Php12.00 for the first three (3) stations, Php 13.00 for four to six (4-6) stations, Php14.00 for seven to nine (7-9) stations and Php15.00 for ten (10) stations.

LRT LINE 2

Distance (no. of inter-stations)
1-3
4-6
7-9
10
Single Journey or Stored Value Ticket Fare (PhP)
12
13
14
15


        LRT Line 1 Tickets


        Single Journey 1 Ticket [Brown]
  • Sold for Php20.00 each.
  • Can only be used once.
  • Valid only on the date of purchase
        Single Journey 2 Ticket [Green]
  • Sold for Php12.00 each.
  • Can only be used once.
  • Valid only on the date of purchase.
        Single Journey 3 Ticket [Red]
  • Sold for Php15.00 each.
  • Accepted at all LRT Line 1 Stations.
  • Can only be used once.
  • Valid only on the date of purchase.
        Stored Value 1 Ticket [Blue]
  • Sold for Php100.00 each.
  • Accepted at all LRT Line 1 Stations.
  • Multiplerides.
  • With LastRide Bonus (i.e. ticket is still valid for one more ride even if the remaining balance is less than the minimum fare and at least P0.50)
  • Valid for six (6) months from date of first use.
        Stored Value 3 Ticket [Orange]
  • Sold for Php80.00
  • Accepted at all LRT Line 1 Stations.
  • Available only to senior citizens or disabled passengers upon presentation of valid ID at the ticket booth.
  • Multiple rides.
  • With Last Ride Bonus (i.e. ticket is still valid for one more ride even if the remaining balance is less than the minimum fare and at least P0.50)
  • Valid for six (6) months from date of first use.

        LRT Line 2 Tickets


        Single Journey Ticket [Violet]
  • Sold for Php12.00, Php13.00, Php14.00, Php15.00 each.
  • Accepted at all LRT Line 2 Stations.
  • Can only be used once.
  • Valid only on the date of purchase.
        Stored Value 2 Ticket [Red]
  • Sold for Php100.00 each.
  • Accepted at all LRT Line 2 Stations.
  • Multiple rides.
  • With Last Ride Bonus (i.e. ticket is still valid for one more ride even if the remaining balance is less than the minimum fare and at least P0.50)
  • Valid for six months from date of first use.
        Stored Value 4 Ticket [Pink/Orange]
  • Sold for Php80.00
  • Accepted at all LRT Line 2 Stations.
  • Available only to senior citizens or disabled passengers upon presentation of valid ID at the ticket booth.
  • Multiple rides.
  • With Last Ride Bonus (i.e. ticket is still valid for one more ride even if the remaining balance is less than the minimum fare and at least P0.50)
  • Valid for six (6) months from date of first use.

        Ticket Problems


        Expired Tickets
Tickets will expire if:
  • Single Journey tickets which are valid only on the day of purchase is used after day of purchase.
  • Stored Value tickets which are valid for six (6) months from the date of first use at the gate is used after the said six month period.
  • If ticket is used to exit in the same station after sixty (60) minutes for Line 1 and thirty (30) minutes for Line 2, from entry.
  • If ticket is used to exit the system after one hundred eighty (180) minutes for Line 1 and one hundred twenty (120) minutes for Line 2, from entry.
        What to do:
  • Passenger is required to buy another ticket.

        Damaged Tickets

Ticket that are scratched, folded, written-on or exposed to magnet are considered damaged.
        What to do:
  • For Single Journey tickets, passenger buys another ticket for Php 12.00 and pays penalty of Php 9.00 for damaged ticket.
  • For a Stored Value ticket, passenger surrenders the damaged ticket to the station teller who shall fill up a Ticket Incident Report (TIR) so that the ticket could be analyzed for its remaining value. The passenger shall be given the blue copy of the TIR which will be used when claiming for the remaining value of the ticket five (5) days after filing of the TIR.




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