Peak fares are in effect:
- Weekdays from opening to 9:30 a.m. and between 3:00 and 7:00 p.m.
- From midnight until closing on Friday and Saturday nights.
Off-peak fares are in effect at all other times. For more information, see the Metrorail Fares page.
To determine the fares between two stations, go to the Metrorail Stations page and click on the station where you're starting your trip.
Metrobus fare for regular routes is $1.75 using a SmarTrip® card or cash. The fare for express routes is $4.00 using a SmarTrip® card or cash. Fare for seniors and people with disabilities is 85¢ for
regular routes, $2.00 on express routes.
You must have exact change. Bus operators do not carry money. Please have your pass, transfer or exact fare ready when you board. For more information, see our Metrobus Fares page.
Metro operates parking facilities at 44 Metrorail stations, offering daily or hourly parking. 36 stations offer reserved parking, in which customers purchase permits to park in reserved spaces. For more information, please see the parking information in the Rail section.
Purchase SmarTrip® cards, farecards and passes only from authorized outlets. SmarTrip® cards, farecards and passes sold elsewhere might be forged or stolen, and may be rejected when used. Authorized locations include:Source: www.wmata.com