Fares & Gifts

Get the CharlieCard Today


On December 4, 2006, we began giving away free, plastic CharlieCards. Here's where to look for the CharlieCard:

  • From MBTA Customer Service Agents in Subway Stations and select Bus Terminals
  • At T sales offices: Back Bay, Downtown Crossing, Harvard, North Station and South Station.
  • At many retail locations: We are aggressively pursuing partnerships with retailers to sell our tickets, cards and passes using retail sales terminals. You will be able to obtain a CharlieCard from any of these retailers: Sales Locations. Once you have your CharlieCard, you can go to these retailers to load value or a pass on your CharlieCard.
  • Order your CharlieCard OnlineBuy Now

What You Need to Ride the T

Reusable, Rechargeable CharlieCards and Tickets.

Learn More about Charlie: Cards, Tickets, Vending Machine

Where Can I Find A CharlieCard?

CharlieCard Expiration FAQ

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