SMS payment

SMS payment for transportation with STB vehicles


With a single SMS at 7458, available in all national mobile networks, passengers could pay for one-day subscription for all urban lines, for one express trip, for one urban trip or for one regional trip.

Passengers must send the SMS before boarding STB vehicles and after a few seconds, they will receive a message with the confirmation code for the transaction.

The transportation title must be specific for the type of line one uses and if asked by company’s official controllers, passengers must show their card to be verified.

The SMS must be saved until the end of the day, until the subscription expires or, for the other lines, until the end of the trip.

Payment facility is valid for:

  One-day subscription (all urban lines)
  Express line 780 (one trip)
  Express line 781 (one trip)
  Express line 783 (one trip)
  Express line 784 (one trip)


One day/night trip for one urban line

One trip for one regional line

Payment can be made from any type of mobile phone connected to a national network.

The price for a one-day subscription is 1.50 euro+VAT. The price for one express trip in 0.65 euro+VAT.

One trip for an urban or regional line is 0.30 euro+VAT.

SMS command is free of charge in Vodafone and Digi Mobil networks and in Telekom and Orange networks, it is 0.50 euro+VAT.

In order to get a one day urban subscription, passengers must send a SMS with the text ZI at the phone number 7458.

For one trip on express lines the passenger must send SMS with the text E, followed by the number of the line.
For express line 780 – the message at phone number 7458 must be E780,
for express line 781 – the message at phone number must be E781
for express line 783 – the message at phone number   must be E783
for express line 784 – the message at phone number must be E784.

- 1 express trip is valid for 90 minutes since confirmation.

For one urban trip the passenger must send SMS with the text U, followed by the number of the line.
- One urban trip is valid for 60 minutes since confirmation.

Ex: In order to pay for urban line 300, the passenger must send SMS at phone number 7458 with the text U300.

For one trip on one regional line, the passenger must send SMS with the text R, followed by the number of the line.
- One regional trip is valid for 90 minutes since confirmation.

Ex: In order to pay for regional line R444, the passenger must send SMS at phone number 7458 with the text R444.

The safety of the payment is guaranteed by the operating platform which is provided with an anti-fraud device.

Those interested can find out details at phone number 021.311.13.98 or at e-mail address  info@stbsa.ro.