Summer RIDE Program

Youth Ride FREE with a Student ID!

  • Free transit rides for youth during the summer
  • Valid May 25, 2024, through August 31, 2024
  • Youth is defined as High School students and younger
  • Youth may ride any bus free by showing the bus driver their 2023-2024 student ID
  • Youth may ride any of Wichita’s 20 bus routes free Monday – Saturday
  • Youth without a student ID may obtain a free ID at the downtown Wichita Transit Center, located at 214 S. Topeka. Age or student verification is required to obtain a youth ID.

Transit Provides Easy Access To:

Ride Transit to School

Get Personal Travel Training

The bus ride is free, but you must have an ID. 2023-2024 school year IDs are acceptable.

RIDE program participants may enjoy unlimited free rides on all regular Wichita Transit bus routes. Wichita Transit provides a safe, reliable, and easy-to-use bus service throughout the City of Wichita. If you’re new to transit, check out our website at for helpful how-to-ride videos. When you’re ready to ride, be sure to bring your student or youth ID. Free travel training services are available by filling out a request form on our website.

Route and schedule information can be found at or by visiting the Downtown Transit Center located at 214 S. Topeka. For general questions, please call (316) 265-7221.