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SunGO: your Ticket to Sun Link 

SunGO is a seamless regional transit fare system that allows you to ride Sun Link, Sun Tran and select Sun Shuttle routes. Please click here for more information and to purchase SunGO products. 

SunGO info

Purchasing Fares

1-Day SunGO ticket. Once activated, good for 24 hours: $4

SunGO Card or SunGO ID & Card cash value:

  • One-way full fare: $1.50 
  • One-way economy fare: $.50

You must have one of the following to board Sun Link:

  • SunGO Card – loaded with a pass or cash value
  • SunGO ID & Card – loaded with a pass or cash value
  • 1-Day SunGO Ticket
  • 30-Day SunGO Ticket
  • SunGO Transfer
  • Active pass on the GoTucson mobile app 
  • Children 5 years old and younger ride for free with a paying adult

You CANNOT purchase or pay a fare with cash on board Sun Link.  There is no fare box and the operator does not accept fares.

When you tap your SunGO Card or SunGO ID & Card on a streetcar validator or bus farebox,  a transfer will automatically be loaded to the card. Transfers are valid for up to two hours or two trips, and are free between Sun Link, Sun Tran Routes 1-99 and select Sun Shuttle routes.

Where you can purchase SunGO: 

1. At all streetcar stop vending machines

  • Buy a 1-Day SunGO Ticket with exact change (no change can be dispensed by the vending machine), Visa or MasterCard. A 1-Day SunGO Ticket offers unlimited rides on Sun Link, Sun Tran and select Sun Shuttle routes, valid for 24 hours after you first tap.

Purchasing Ticket

2. At any Sun Tran transit center vending machine or sales outlet 

  • Buy a new SunGO Card with pass or cash value
  • Reload a pass or cash value to an existing SunGO Card or SunGO ID & Card
  • Buy a new 1-Day or 30-Day SunGO Ticket
  • Reload the same pass as indicated on the front of a SunGO Ticket

3. Online at

  • Buy a new SunGO Card with a pass or cash value
  • Reload a SunGO Card or SunGO ID & Card with a pass or cash value
  • Buy a new 1-Day or 30-Day SunGO Ticket

Have your SunGO Ticket, SunGO Card, SunGO ID & Card, or SunGO Transfer ready when you board.

4. On your mobile phone at

  • Purchase SunGO passes to pay for transit and pay for on-street parking fees with this mobile app. 

Remember to tap your SunGO ticket, transfer, or card on a validator - there are 4 onboard. GoTucson app does not have to be tapped on validator but pass must be active upon boarding. 

Inactive mobile ticket, passes or cards and tickets that have not been tapped on the reader validator may result in a fine when inspected by fare enforcement personnel. 

Additional Resources


Temporary Late-Night Service on Weekends, Effective Aug. 25

Effective, August 25 through October 2, the Sun Link streetcar will modify its service schedule on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights to offer late-night service to 2 AM. go >

The Evolution of the Sun Link Tucson Streetcar

While dreams of a streetcar began some time ago, the official groundbreaking occurred in 2012. See what happened next and learn why Tucsonans are enjoying a new fixture in their city. go >

UA Athletics Ride Sun Link to Promote Upcoming Season

Key figures from the University of Arizona rode the Sun Link Streetcar on Thursday, August 20, 2015 to promote the upcoming Arizona Athletics seasons. Watch them enjoy the ride. go >

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Featured Photos, Maps & Videos

  • Tucson streetcar 101 en route
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  • Arrival of Streetcar Vehicle 101
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  • Sun Link Vehicle Testing
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  • September 6, 2013 Operations and Maintenance Facility and Vehicle Dedication Event
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  • Secretary of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, Visits Sun Link
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  • Sun Link Tucson Streetcar 3D Simulation
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  • July 25, 2013 Final Weld Event
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  • New Signage along the Sun Link Tucson Streetcar Route
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  • Lithomosaic Installation at 4th Avenue at 7th Street
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  • Dignitaries Help Kickoff the Construction of the Sun Link System
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  • Constructing the Streetcar Line
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  • Sun Link Tucson Streetcar Vehicles in Production
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  • Public Art Installed on the Maintenance and Storage Facility
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  • Building the Luis Gutierrez Bridge
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  • Luis G. Gutierrez Bridge Construction
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  • October 11, 2012 Luis Gutierrez Bridge Walk to the Westside Event
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  • Crews welding the rail that will make up the tracks for the Modern Streetcar
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  • Crews Transporting Welded Rail
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  • Crew Installing Rail
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  • Streetcar Crews Installing Special Track and Curve Rail
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  • Installation of a streetcar stop
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  • Traction Power Substation (TPSS) Installation
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  • Warren Avenue Underpass Construction
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  • Production of Public Art for Streetcar Stops