Transfers

To get a rail-to-bus or bus-to-rail discount or to transfer free from bus to bus, you must use a SmarTrip? card.

Bus to Bus

If you pay your bus fare with a SmarTrip? card, you may make unlimited Metrobus connections, including round trips, within two hours.

Bus to Rail

Pay your bus fare with a SmarTrip? card and your fare will be reduced when transferring to Metrorail.

Rail to Bus

Pay your Metrorail fare using a SmarTrip? card and your fare will be reduced when transferring to Metrobus and most local buses.

Transfers to Express Routes

A rider using a SmarTrip? card transferring from a $2 regular-fare route to a $4.25 express route pays only the $2.25 difference.