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GBT and its partners offer several programs to make travel easier and more affordable for students.

Student Rider Programs

The Upass CT Program

Riding buses and trains in Connecticut is now free for most students at participating U-Pass CT schools. The cost of the program is already included in your student fees, so all you need is your U-Pass CT and your valid student ID and you’re on your way. Schools participating in the U-Pass CT program include:

  • Asnuntuck Community College, Enfield
  • Capital Community College, Hartford
  • Gateway Community College, New Haven
  • Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport
  • Manchester Community College, Manchester
  • Middlesex Community College, Middletown
  • Norwalk Community College, Norwalk
  • Three Rivers Community College, Norwich
  • Tunxis Community College, Farmington
  • Central CT State University, New Britain
  • Southern CT State University, New Haven
  • Western Connecticut State University
  • University of Connecticut, Hartford
  • University of Connecticut, Stamford
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs
  • University of Connecticut, Waterbury

For more information about the U-Pass Program visit:

GBT and University of Bridgeport Partnership

All full-time UB students are permitted to ride on the GBT bus system for free, with the proper pass. If you are a current student, to obtain your city bus pass, please contact Campus Security.

Reduced Student Fair

If your school is not currently a participating member of the U-Pass CT program GBT offers a discounted pass for students under 17. The ZipTrip Youth pass is available for $45.00 for a 31-day period and offers unlimited rides on weekdays. This pass is not valid on weekends.