How To Pay Your Fare

Use the GOrge Pass on all fixed routes in the Gorge!


You Can Pay The Driver With Cash

Pay Your Fare

You Can Use Pre Purchased Tickets

Ride by Using Pre Purchased Tickets

You can Use The Hopthru App Where Available

Using The Hop Thru App (where available)

Buy a GOrge Pass!

Purchase a $30 annual GOrge Pass for unlimited rides!

How to buy:

  • Buy a GOrge Pass for your phone at
  • Buy a printed pass at at any of the offices for CAT, The Link, MATS and Skamania County Transit–details are available at

Or…you can still use Hopthru on The Link and MATS To Pay Your Fare…

Hopthru is an easy to pay for individual rides on Link and MATS buses. You won’t need cash or exact change when you are ready to ride, just your smartphone or tablet. Hopthru is free and easy to set up.

  1. Download: Text “Hopthru” to 43506 to receive a download link. Or you can search for Hopthru in the App Store or Google Play Store.Download the Hopthru App
  2. Purchase: Tap “Buy Passes”, then choose The Link or MATS (Mt Adams Transportation Service) from the list of agencies. Next, select your ticket type (One Ride Ticket or multi-day pass). Your information will be safe and secure in the Hopthru app. You can buy as many passes as you want and use them at your leisure.
  3. Activate: When you are about to get on a Link or MATS bus, just activate the pass, then show the screen to your driver. It’s that easy! Passes are valid for one hour after activation and can be opened without any internet connection.