At street-level trolley stops, you can use the onboard fare box to pay in cash or to add cash value to your CharlieCard or CharlieTicket.
Cash fare payments do not include transfer options to other modes of transit.
Standard single ride cash fare: $2.75
Then, choose where to buy your ticket or pass
Fare Vending Machines
You can buy or renew 1-day, 7-day, cash value, and monthly passes on CharlieTickets and CharlieCards at fare vending machines. They are located at all subway stations and at the Lynn and Worcester/Union Commuter Rail stations.
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.
Onboard Fare Boxes*
*Green Line and Mattapan Trolleys only
At street-level trolley stops, you can add up to $20 cash value to a CharlieCard or CharlieTicket at the onboard fare boxes.