Urgent Service Updates
  • Water permitted on buses due to expected high temperatures
    Due to expected extreme high temperatures the next few days, riders are permitted to drink water while riding ART buses. Please use bottles or containers that can be tightly sealed (no open cups), and dispose of any waste in trash or recycling receptacles. Thank you for riding ART, and stay safe!

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STAR Fares

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STAR works on a tiered fare structure:

$4.00 for local trips (Zone 1)

$5.50 for trips inside the Beltway (Zone 2)

$9.50 for regional trips (Zone 3)

Zone 1 is for local trips; Zone 2 is for trips inside the Beltway, including the INOVA Fairfax Hospital complex; and Zone 3 is for regional trips. ART (Arlington Transit) bus fare for those qualified for MetroAccess is free.

Learn more about the zones, coupon books and fares for additional passengers.