Regular Fare

  • Regular cash fare: $1.50
  • Regular fare with a SmarTrip® card: $1.50
  • Children under five: Free
  • Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington employees with hospital ID ride free on ART 51 and ART 52 only


Customers using SmarTrip cards get free or discounted transfers within a two-hour time period. ART does not issue or accept paper transfers.

  • Transfer from Metrobus to ART or ART to another ART bus with SmarTrip card: Free
  • Transfer from Metrorail to ART or ART to Metrorail with SmarTrip card: $0.50 discount
  • Transfer from ART to Metrobus with SmarTrip card: $0.10
  • Without a SmarTrip card, transfers require full fare


  • Gold ART full-fare tokens and Metrobus tokens are accepted as full fare.

Senior/Disabled Discount

  • Fare for senior citizens (age 65 and over with any ID that shows date of birth) and people with disabilities (with WMATA ID or Medicare card): $0.75
  • With Senior/Disabled SmarTrip card: $0.75
  • Transfer from Metrorail to ART or ART to Metrorail with SmarTrip: $0.75
  • Transfer from Metrobus to ART or ART to another ART bus with SmarTrip: Free 
  • Transfer from ART to Metrobus with SmarTrip: $0.05

iRide Teen Discount

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