Houston METRO fares
|One way||Discounted one way|
|Local & METRORail||$1.25||$0.60|
|P&R zone 1||$2.00||$1.00|
|P&R zone 2||$3.25||$1.60|
|P&R zone 3||$3.75||$1.85|
|P&R zone 4||$4.50||$2.25|
On local bus, paper transfer can issued upon request. A valid METRORail paper ticket can be used as a bus transfer. When using a smart card, free transfer (within 3 hours after tap) automatically applies on bus or rail.
METRO Q - reloadable cash value smart card
METRO Day Pass - reloadable smart card that has a daily maximum fare ($3 per day)
METRO Money Card - disposable smart cards sold at fixed values.
Smart cards can be reloaded online, at Park & Ride locations, METRORail ticket machines, and onboard buses.
Discounted fare eligibility
- Seniors age 65-69 (seniors age 70 or above ride free) with ID
- Students (K-12 and college) with student ID
All eligible riders need to register to obtain a discounted smart card.