ACE Discount Program
ACE discount program
  Altamont Corridor Express (ACE) Discount Program  
50% off ACE tickets for students and employees
  ACE logo

Altamont Corridor Express and Associated Students are proud to offer the fare discount program for SJSU students and employees. Established in fall 2009, the fare discount program provides a 50% discount on 20-Ride tickets and monthly passes. The discounted tickets are only available at the Associated Students General Services / Transportation Solutions Center located in the East Wing of Student Union building (9th Street Plaza), Room 1800.

20-Ride tickets are good for any 20 one-way trips without expiration date.

Monthly passes are good for unlimited trips in the calendar month.
  Inside Train  

Only SJSU employees and currently enrolled students are eligible for the ACE Discount Program.


Adult passes
(to/from San Jose)
20-Ride tickets
Monthly passes
Stockton (SKT)
Lathrop/Manteca (LAT)
Tracy (TRC)
Vasco (VAR)
Livermore (LVA)
Pleasanton (PLD)
Fremont/Centerville (FMT)


Discounted tickets can only be purchased at the TS Center located in the East Wing of the Student Union Building (9th Street Plaza) Room 1800 during office hours.

TS Center accepts only CASH from University students & employees. ATMs are available outside the Student Union building for your convenience.

TS Center does not sell tickets to the general public at the regular price. Regular tickets are available directly through ACE.

No discounts are available for one-way and round-trip tickets, as well as all tickets and passes that do not include San Jose Diridon Station.

Discounted tickets are not transferrable.

Train ticket inspectors may request appropriate identification (e.g. Tower Card ID) from riders using SJSU discounted tickets.

ACE Loyality Reward Program applies to monthly passes only (purchase 11 consecutive monthly passes, get the 12th month free).

Only ONE 20-Ride ticket can be purchased within a single month (regardless of distance, there are no exceptions for lost or stolen passes).

No more than one Monthly pass can be purchased within a single month. 
  (There are no exceptions for lost or stolen passes).

Riders purchasing tickets with the intent to resell or evade fare will have the discount privilege removed, along with additional disciplinary action by Office of Student Conduct & Ethical Development or SJSU HR and criminal prosecution.