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Fares of The Duquesne Incline, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Fares of
The Duquesne Incline
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Older view of Duquesne Incline Lower Station and car

Please pay exact fare at Lower Incline Station; conductor has no change.

Effective 1991 January 1

One-Way Incline Trip -

Adults - $1.00
Children(ages 6 to 11) - 50 cents
Children under age 6(when accompanied by a fare-paying passenger) - No Charge
Senior Citizens(during off-peak hours only*) - No Charge
Passengers with Disabilities(during off-peak hours only*) - 50 cents
Special, discounted rates are available for groups of ten or more people. Tour buses can park at the Incline's parking lot, across West Carson Street from the Lower Station, for no charge. For more information:
Group Visits
The Duquesne Incline
1220 Grandview Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15211
(412) 381-1665

Riders of The Duquesne Incline may take a bicycle with them, on the Incline cable car, for an additional cash fare(i.e. the bicycle patron would then pay two fares, for transport of self and bicycle).

Full Cash Fare for travel between Duquesne Heights and Downtown Pittsburgh (includes free "CT" Continuation Transfer****, for transfer between Incline and buses to Downtown) -

Adults - $1.25
Children(ages 6 to 11) - 60 cents
Children under age 6(when accompanied by a fare-paying passenger) - No Charge
Senior Citizens(during off-peak hours only*) - No Charge
Passengers with Disabilities(during off-peak hours only*) - 60 cents

Full Cash Fare for travel between Duquesne Heights and points beyond Downtown Pittsburgh, which require the use of a 25-cent transfer*** (also includes free "CT" Continuation Transfer****, for transfer between Incline and buses to Downtown) -

Adults - $1.50
Children(ages 6 to 11) - 70 cents(charge for transfer is 10 cents***)
Children under age 6(when accompanied by a fare-paying passenger) - No Charge
Senior Citizens(during off-peak hours only*) - No Charge
Passengers with Disabilities(during off-peak hours only*) - 70 cents(charge for transfer is 10 cents***)

*Senior Citizens may ride The Duquesne Incline, as well as PAT buses, for no charge during off-peak hours, only, subsidized by the Pennsylvania Lottery.

*Passengers with Disabilities may ride The Duquesne Incline, as well as PAT buses, at half of the published rate of fare during off-peak hours, only, mandated by Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about accessibility for the disabled, click here.

Off-Peak Hours -

Monday through Friday:
12:00 Midnight to 7:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. to 12:00 Midnight

[In other words, the only two hours on weekdays, when the Senior Citizen pass and the Disability pass cannot be used, are 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.]

Saturday, Sunday, and Major Legal Holidays** - ALL DAY LONG

**Major Legal Holidays:
New Year's Day(January 1)
Memorial Day/Decoration Day Observed(Last Monday in May)
Independence Day(July 4)
Labor Day(First Monday in September)
Thanksgiving Day(Fourth Thursday in November)
Christmas Day(December 25)

Any Senior Citizen aged 65 or older, who presents a valid Port Authority Senior Citizen ID card, or a Medicare card, to the Conductor of The Duquesne Incline at the Carson Street Station(this is where all fares are paid) is eligible for a free ride during the hours given above. Any person with a disability, who presents a valid Port Authority disability card("Reduced Transit Fare Identification Card") to the Conductor can ride for half of the published fare.

All Port Authority Transit(PAT) passes, tickets, tokens, and current transfers(including free "CT" continuation transfers****) can be used to pay for transportation on The Duquesne Incline.

PAT Bus and Subway Fares

***Transfers are valid for, at least, three hours for travel in any direction.

Image of Incline
Token

Discounted tokens, sold by PAT, are honored at the The Duquesne Incline. These tokens can be used for rides ONLY ON THE DUQUESNE AND MONONGAHELA INCLINES. Packages of twenty(20) tokens can be purchased at the PAT Service Center on Smithfield Street in Mellon Square, Downtown; packages of six(6) tokens can be purchased at either the Lower or Upper Station of the Monongahela Incline. -

Package of six(6) tokens:....................$ 5.00
Package of twenty(20)tokens:................$ 14.00

View Close-up of Incline Token

****Free "CT" Continuation Transfers will be issued on request to passengers transferring between bus route 41E Mt. Washington and The Duquesne Incline, at the Incline's Upper Station on Grandview Avenue in Duquesne Heights; this same transfer will also be valid for transferring, again, between buses from Downtown and the Incline, at the Lower Station. Although two transfers are involved(i.e. bus to Incline to bus), the fare between any point in Mount Washington or Duquesne Heights and Downtown Pittsburgh is $ 1.25.




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