Express Routes (Fixed Route Fares)
The Metropolitan Council establishes the fixed-route fares for the region. For more information click here to visit the Metro Transit website.
|Bus Fares||Non-Rush Hours||**Rush Hours|
|Ages 5 & under ride free with paid fare (limit 3)||--||--|
Youth (6 to 12)
|Adults (13 to 64)||$2.25||$3.00|
Medicare card holders -
|Persons with Disabilities*||$0.75||$0.75|
**Note: Rush hours are Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Please tell the bus driver before you pay your fare if you qualify for a fare listed below.
These Fares Are in Effect all the Time
|*Persons with Disabilities||
To qualify, show your Metro Mobility card or transfer, Metro Transit temporary ID with a photo ID or Minnesota driver's license/state ID with an "A" or "L" endorsement. For information on certification, call Customer Relations at 612-373-3333.
Ages 5 and under ride free (limit 3) when accompanied by a paid fare.
The fare for rides within the Minneapolis or St. Paul Downtown Zones is 50 cents at all times. Transfers are not available with Downtown Zone fares.
Students and workers age 13-17 may qualify for a discounted Young Adult Card -- contact your school or employer.
Disabled veterans ride free by showing a Veterans Identification Card issued by a VA Medical Center with the words "Service Connected" or "SC" below the photo. Call 612-467-1991 or visit the VA website for details.
How to Pay Your Fare
Put bills, coins or tokens in the fare box. Change is not available. If you need to change buses or transfer to a train, ask for a transfer.
Insert in reader. $6 for 24 hours.
SuperSaver 31-Day Pass and Stored Value Card
Insert it in the reader. These passes are not valid on the Northstar Rail.
Stored Value Card
Insert it in the reader.
How to Purchase Cards & Passes
The City of Plymouth establishes the Plymouth Metrolink Dial-A-Ride fare.
$3 per one-way trip
You may purchase Plymouth Metrolink Dial-A-Ride punch cards for $30, good for ten rides. The punch cards are available from your Plymouth Metrolink Dial-A-Ride driver or at the cashier's desk at Plymouth City Hall, 3400 Plymouth Boulevard, Plymouth, MN 55447-1482. For more information about the punch cards, contact 763-509-5535, TDD 763-509-5065, or firstname.lastname@example.org.