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Subway Fares

One-Way Fares

Subway lines include the Red, Orange, Green, and Blue lines, Mattapan Trolley, and Silver Line routes SL1, SL2, and SL3.

subway

Subway One-Way

$2.40

with CharlieCard

1 free transfer to Local Bus within 2 hours

$2.90

with 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

$12.75

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

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

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

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
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
ferry 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