Fares remain free on all MCDOT buses at least through January 1, 2022.
Fare policies apply to Ride On, Ride On extRa, Ride On Flex, and Flash service.
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Pay with SmarTrip® in your Apple Wallet and Google Pay.
Ride On fare boxes accept coins (except pennies) and bills.
If you pay your fare with cash, the exact fare is required. Bus operators cannot make change or accept money.
$2.00, using SmarTrip, cash, or token
The Ride On Monthly Pass costs $45 per month. See Monthly Pass details.
We only honor these additional passes:
Free at all times on all MCDOT buses.
Free at all times.
SmarTrip Transfer from local bus
SmarTrip Transfer from Metrorail
Effective July 1, 2019, all Montgomery County youth ages 18 and under ride FREE all the time on MCDOT buses. Select Metro bus routes are also free. See Kids Ride Free details.
Free, with Montgomery College student ID card with current semester sticker.
See details for Montgomery College students.
$4.25, using SmarTrip, cash, or token
$2.25, boarding with one of these passes:
The fare is FREE at all times.
Effective July 1, 2019, all Montgomery County youth ages 18 and under ride FREE all the time on Ride On buses. See Kids Ride Free details.
$2.25, with Montgomery College student ID card with current semester sticker.