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Subway Fares

Subway fares are valid on the Red, Orange, Green, and Blue lines, Mattapan Trolley, and Silver Line routes SL1, SL2, and SL3.

One-Way Fares

subway

Subway One-Way

$2.40

with CharlieCard, CharlieTicket, or Cash

$1.10

with reduced fare card

Fare Calculator

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Auto-pay

Get a monthly LinkPass that renews automatically.

Perq

Get monthly passes—at pre-tax rates—through your employer.

Learn more about Perq

Transfers

Subway and Bus

For Local Bus, Express Bus, Silver Line, and/or Subway, transfer up to two times and pay only the cost of the highest-priced service.

Commuter Rail and Ferry

Certain monthly Commuter Rail passes printed on a CharlieTicket include unlimited transfers to any mode. Single-ride Commuter Rail and ferry tickets generally do not include free transfers.

Learn more about transfers

Passes

1-day and 7-day passes purchased on CharlieTickets are valid from the date and time of purchase. Those purchased on CharlieCards are valid from the first tap into a subway station.

1-Day Pass

$11.00

Unlimited travel for 24 hours

  • CharlieCard and CharlieTicket valid on:
  • subway Subway
  • bus Local Bus
  • silver line Silver Line

CharlieTicket also valid on:
commuter rail Commuter Rail Zone 1A
ferry Charlestown Ferry
ferry East Boston Ferry

7-Day Pass

$22.50

Unlimited travel for 7 days.

  • CharlieCard and CharlieTicket valid on:
  • subway Subway
  • bus Local Bus
  • silver line Silver Line

CharlieTicket also valid on:
commuter rail Commuter Rail Zone 1A
ferry Charlestown Ferry
ferry East Boston Ferry

Monthly LinkPass

$90.00

Unlimited travel for 1 calendar month

  • CharlieCard and CharlieTicket valid on:
  • subway Subway
  • bus Local Bus
  • silver line Silver Line

CharlieTicket also valid on:
commuter rail Commuter Rail Zone 1A
ferry Charlestown Ferry
ferry East Boston Ferry

CharlieCard

CharlieCards are reusable plastic cards that can be loaded with cash value or 1-Day, 7-Day, or monthly passes.

Learn more about CharlieCards
Photo of CharlieCard

How to Pay Your Subway Fare

First, choose how you’ll pay your fare

The right way to pay for you depends on which modes you want to take, and how often.

CharlieCard

Best for frequent bus and subway riders
Discounted one-way fares
Load with cash value or passes
Easily tap into stations and vehicles
Online card management via MyCharlie

Valid on:
subway Subway
bus Bus
silver line Silver Line

CharlieTicket

Best for visitors
Purchase at any subway station
Load with cash value or passes
Limited transfers with cash value
No discounts
No online card management

Cash-value CharlieTicket valid on:
subway Subway
bus Bus
silver line Silver Line

1-day, 7-day, and monthly LinkPass CharlieTickets valid on:
subway Subway
bus Bus
silver line Silver Line
commuter rail Commuter Rail Zone 1A
ferry Charlestown Ferry
ferry East Boston Ferry

You can also pay in cash on buses and at street level trolley stops, or use your EBT card to load value or passes onto a CharlieCard or CharlieTicket at fare vending machines, the CharlieCard Store, or MBTA retail sales locations that accept EBT cards.

Learn how to pay with your EBT card

Then, choose where to buy your ticket or pass

When you’re ready to board the subway

Reduced Fares

Some customers are eligible for reduced fares or can ride the T for free.

Learn more about reduced fares

Have a Question?

Fare Calculator

Choose your origin and destination to calculate your fare with our Trip Planner.

There was a problem performing your search; please try again in a few minutes.

Auto-pay

Get a monthly LinkPass that renews automatically.

Perq

Get monthly passes—at pre-tax rates—through your employer.

Learn more about Perq

Reduced Fares

Some customers are eligible for reduced fares or can ride the T for free.

Learn more about reduced fares