Conductors will issue paper tickets to customers who pay in cash onboard the train. Please note that if you board the train at a station where you can purchase a ticket before boarding, you will pay a $3.00 fee.
Cash payments are not accepted onboard the train during Fare Is Fair events. Your ticket will be verified before you get to the platform.
Cash fare payments do not include transfers to other modes.
Then, choose where to buy your ticket or pass
Single ride, round trip, 10-ride, and monthly Commuter Rail passes for all Zones are available on the mTicket App.
Credit and debit cards accepted.
Watch the video below for instructions:
You can purchase single ride, round trip, 10-ride, and monthly Commuter Rail passes for all zones at ticket booths at:
Single-ride, round trip, and monthly Commuter Rail passes (up to Zone 8)* are available at fare vending machines, which are located at all subway stations and the Lynn and Worcester/Union Commuter Rail stations.
*Interzone tickets and passes are not available.
Most machines accept cash and major credit/debit cards. Some machines only accept credit/debit cards and are clearly marked to indicate they don’t accept cash.
Visit the Pass Programs website to buy monthly Commuter Rail passes for all zones.