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Senior CharlieCard

A rider uses a reduced fare Senior CharlieCard on the Red Line

People 65 and older are eligible for reduced MBTA fares with a Senior CharlieCard. These cards are valid for 8 years.

Senior CharlieCards can be loaded with:

  • Cash value for roughly 50% reduced one-way fares
  • $10 7-Day LinkPasses
  • $30 monthly LinkPasses

Your card can also be used to purchase reduced monthly passes for Commuter Rail, Ferry, and Express Bus.

Learn more about reduced fare prices

Apply Online

Eligible riders can now apply for a new, renewal, or replacement Senior CharlieCard online.


Reduced Fare CharlieCard Mailing Delays

The MBTA continues to experience delays in mailing temporary and permanent reduced fare CharlieCards. These delays are a result of continued equipment malfunctions. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Get a Senior CharlieCard

You can apply for a new Senior CharlieCard online, at the CharlieCard Store, or at a Senior CharlieCard event.

Help Seniors Apply Online

Individuals and organizations—such as Councils on Aging and senior centers—can help seniors apply for a new, renewal, or replacement Senior CharlieCard online.

Learn how to help seniors apply online

Host an Event

If you are a staff member at a Council on Aging or Senior Center, you can host an event.

Learn how to conduct a Senior CharlieCard event

Schedule an Appointment

Need to visit the CharlieCard Store for your TAP or Senior CharlieCard? Use our online scheduler to reserve a time.

Book a time

Accessibility on the MBTA

Learn more about accessibility on each mode of transit, and the work we're doing to make the MBTA accessible to everyone.

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How to Use Your Senior CharlieCard

T-Alerts

Stay informed. Get alerts about service delays and planned changes by text or email.

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Helpful Links

Apply Online

Eligible riders can now apply for a new, renewal, or replacement Senior CharlieCard online.

Schedule an Appointment

Need to visit the CharlieCard Store for your TAP or Senior CharlieCard? Use our online scheduler to reserve a time.

Book a time

Accessibility on the MBTA

Learn more about accessibility on each mode of transit, and the work we're doing to make the MBTA accessible to everyone.

Learn more