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Subway Fares

One-Way Fares

Subway One-Way

$2.25

with a CharlieCard

1 free transfer to Local Bus within 2 hours

$2.75

with a CharlieTicket or Cash

MyCharlie

Add value or order monthly subway passes online.

New: Auto-pay

Get a Monthly LinkPass that renews automatically.

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

$12.00

Unlimited travel for 24 hours

CharlieCard valid on:
Subway
Local Bus

CharlieTicket valid on:
Subway
Local Bus
Commuter Rail Zone 1A 
Charlestown Ferry

7-Day Pass

$21.25

Unlimited travel for 7 days.

CharlieCard valid on:
Subway
Local Bus

CharlieTicket valid on:
Subway
Local Bus
Commuter Rail Zone 1A
Charlestown Ferry

Monthly LinkPass

$84.50

Unlimited travel for 1 calendar month

Valid on:
Subway
Local Bus

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

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
Easily tap into stations and vehicles
Online card management via MyCharlie

Valid on:
Subway
Bus

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

Valid on:
Subway
Bus
Commuter Rail
Ferry

You can also pay in cash on buses and at street level trolley stops.

Then, choose where to buy your ticket or pass

When you’re ready to board the subway

Reduced Fares

Some customers are eligible for discounted prices or can ride the MBTA for free.

Learn more about reduced fares

Have a Question?

MyCharlie

Add value or order monthly subway passes online.

New: Auto-pay

Get a Monthly LinkPass that renews automatically.

Reduced Fares

Some customers are eligible for discounted prices or can ride the MBTA for free.

Learn more about reduced fares