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Commuter Rail Fares

Find Your Fare

Learn about $10 summer weekends on Commuter Rail.

Your Commuter Rail fare will depend on which stops you board and exit the train. Stops are categorized into Zones 1A-10. Enter two stops below to find your trip's exact fare.



View table of fares by zone.

Zone 5 Fare |
Andover North Station

People 12 and older who do not qualify for reduced fares pay the standard fare. If you are a student, senior, or someone with a disability who qualifies for reduced fares, click on the correct category below to view your fare. Children 11 and younger accompanied by a paying adult ride for free (up to 2 children per adult).

Tip: If you buy a round trip ticket with cash on board the train, it is only valid until the end of service that same day.

Zone 5 One Way

CharlieTicket, Cash, or mTicket App $9.25

Valid for travel on Commuter Rail Zones 1A-5 only.

Zone 5 Round Trip

CharlieTicket, Cash, or mTicket App $18.50

Valid for travel on Commuter Rail Zones 1A-5 only.

Zone 5 Monthly Pass

CharlieTicket $291.50

Valid for 1 calendar month of unlimited travel on Commuter Rail Zones 1A-5, Local Bus, Express Bus, subway, and Charlestown Ferry.

Travel beyond the designated zone on your pass will cost an additional interzone fare.

Zone 5 Monthly Pass on mTicket App

mTicket App $281.50

Valid for 1 calendar month of travel on the commuter rail Zones 1A-5 only.

Travel beyond the designated zone on your pass will cost an additional interzone fare.

Where to Get a Ticket or Pass

mTicket App

You can purchase a One Way, Round Trip, 10-Ride, or Monthly Pass through the mTicket app. Monthly Passes on mTicket are $10.00 cheaper than they are on a CharlieTicket. However, unlike passes loaded onto a CharlieTicket, mTicket passes are not valid for use on the Bus and Subway. mTicket App is available in the iPhone App Store and Google Play.

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Fare Vending Machines

You can load a One Way, Round Trip, or Monthly (up to Zone 8) Pass onto a CharlieTicket at fare vending machines located in all Subway stations and the following Commuter Rail stations:

Back Bay, Braintree, Forest Hills, JFK/UMass, Lynn, Malden Center, North Station, Porter, Quincy Center, Ruggles, South Station, Worcester

A fare vending machine in an MBTA station

On-Board

You can purchase a One Way or Round Trip Pass on-board with cash. If you board the train at a station that has a fare vending machine, using cash on-board may result in an additional $3.00 fee on top of your regular fare. Round Trip Passes purchased on-board will be valid until the end of service that same day.

Please note: During Fare Is Fair events, you cannot purchase your Commuter Rail fare on board.

Retail Sales Locations

You can get One Way, Round Trip, and Monthly (valid for Bus and Subway travel as well) Passes on a CharlieTicket at retail stores located throughout the Greater Boston and Providence areas.

Find a store near you

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