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Auto-pay Monthly Passes

CharlieCard being used at fare box

Tired of waiting in line to buy your T pass at the end of each month?

Sign up for Auto-pay so you never have to worry about reloading your CharlieCard again. Signing up is free and easy, and your pass renews automatically each month.

To receive a December pass, sign up before November 22, 5 PM.

What passes can I get?

Reduced fare passes are not available through Auto-Pay.

Learn more about reduced fares

subway bus Subway and Bus Passes

Passes are valid for 1 adult for 1 calendar month.

When you first sign up, you will be mailed a new CharlieCard around the end of the month. On the first of each following month, your pass will automatically renew on this CharlieCard.

Monthly LinkPass

$90.00

Valid on:

  • bus Local Bus
  • subway Subway
  • silver line Silver Line

Monthly Local Bus Pass

$55.00

Valid on:

  • bus Local Bus
  • silver line SL4 and SL5

Monthly Inner Express Bus Pass

$136.00

Valid on:

  • bus Local and Inner Express Bus
  • subway Subway
  • silver line Silver Line

Monthly Outer Express Bus Pass

$168.00

Valid on:

  • bus Local, Inner, and Outer Express Bus
  • subway Subway
  • silver line Silver Line

ferry Ferry Passes

Passes are valid for 1 adult for 1 calendar month.

You will get a new monthly pass in the mail near the end of each month. Ferry passes will be loaded on either a CharlieCard or a CharlieTicket.

Monthly Hingham/Hull Commuter Ferry Pass

$329.00

Valid on:

  • ferry All MBTA ferry routes
  • subway Subway
  • silver line Silver Line
  • bus Bus
  • commuter rail Commuter Rail Zones 1A-5

Monthly Charlestown Inner Harbor Ferry Pass (fulfilled as a Zone 1A pass)

$90.00

Valid on:

  • ferry Charlestown Ferry
  • subway Subway
  • silver line Silver Line
  • bus Local Bus
  • commuter rail Commuter Rail Zone 1A

commuter rail Commuter Rail Passes

Learn more about Auto-Pay for Commuter Rail


How does Auto-pay work?

  • Automatic recurring payment: Your credit card will be billed on or about the 22nd of the month for the following month's pass. We will save your credit card information securely, and you will be charged automatically every month around the 22nd.
  • Suspend or cancel anytime: You may suspend or cancel Auto-pay at any time. Once you cancel, you can continue to use your pass until the end of the calendar month for which you have been charged. Please note that we cannot provide refunds for partial months.
  • Feedback: We value your feedback as we work to improve the T. As a participant in this program, you may be contacted to provide feedback on your experience with Auto-pay.

Who can sign up?

Anyone who rides the MBTA regularly and would like an easier way to pay for their monthly passes. 

Important Notes:

  • If you receive monthly passes from your employer, you should NOT sign up for this program.
  • If you have a LinkPass that auto-renews through a MyCharlie account, you can switch to Auto-pay.

What else should I know?

Your participation in Auto-pay is subject to the following:

    Contact Us

    If you have suggestions or comments, email us at auto-pay@mbta.com or call 1-888-844-0355.

    Update Your Account

    Need to put your account on hold or reactivate it? Make changes to your account using our self-service portal.

    Subway Fares

    One-way fares and several types of passes are available for the subway.

    Learn more about subway fares

    Bus Fares

    Our buses travel within Boston and communities in the immediate area, and to suburbs further afield.

    Learn more about bus fares

    Have a question?

    Get detailed answers about Auto-pay.

    View our Auto-pay FAQ

    Update Your Account

    Need to put your account on hold or reactivate it? Make changes to your account using our self-service portal.

    Subway Fares

    One-way fares and several types of passes are available for the subway.

    Learn more about subway fares

    Bus Fares

    Our buses travel within Boston and communities in the immediate area, and to suburbs further afield.

    Learn more about bus fares

    Have a question?

    Get detailed answers about Auto-pay.

    View our Auto-pay FAQ