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Fares and Adding Funds to Your Account

More from The RIDE

Learn more about The RIDE, MBTA’s door-to-door, shared-ride paratransit service.

Types of Fares

Fares for The RIDE are determined by your destination and whether you make changes to your reservation. Fares listed are 1 way, per passenger. Keep in mind, if you travel with a guest, their fare will be deducted from your RIDE account. PCAs travel free. 

When you call to book your trip, your reservationist will confirm the fare with you. They can also tell you your balance.

You’re never charged for a trip you don’t take. 

Fare TypeDestinationFare (1 way, per customer)
Fare TypeLocal ADADestination
  • Less than ¾ mile from an active MBTA bus or subway stop/station OR
  • In the core RIDE service area
Fare (1 way, per customer)$3.15
Fare TypePremium non-ADADestination
  • More than ¾ mile from an active MBTA bus or subway stop/station OR
  • Not within the core RIDE service area
Fare (1 way, per customer)$5.25

You may also pay a Premium non-ADA fare if you:

Add Funds to Your RIDE Account

You must have funds in your RIDE account to book trips.

Check Your RIDE Account Balance

Phone

Call The RIDE Access Center (TRAC) at 844-427-7433.

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