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Service AlertsRear Boarding and Free Fares Due to COVID-19: Bus riders will enter and exit all ART buses using the rear doors only. Customers who require the use of a wheelchair ramp can still enter the bus through the front door. Fare collection will be suspended on all ART buses. Learn more at ArlingtonTransit.com/rear-boarding View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsEast Falls Church, Virginia Square and Clarendon Metro Stations Closing on March 26: Starting Thursday, March 26, Metro will be closing the East Falls Church, Virginia Square and Clarendon Metro stations. This will impact riders of ART 41, 42, 55 and 77. Buses will stop at/near these stations, but riders will not be able to enter the stations to access Metrorail. Learn more at wmata.com. View all ART Alerts

STAR Fares

STAR fares are structured on a zone basis as listed below. All trips must begin or end in Arlington.

Zone 1: $4.00  
1. Trips inside Arlington.
2. You can use the $4 STAR Coupons to pay for these trips. See below for more information.

Zone 2: $5.50
1. Trips to DC, Alexandria, Falls Church, or Fairfax County inside the Beltway as well as Inova Fairfax Hospital/Woodburn Mental Health campus at 3300 Gallows Road.
2. You can use a combination of the $5 and $0.50 STAR Coupons to pay for these trips. See below for more information.

Zone 3: $9.50
1. Trips to Fairfax County outside the Beltway, Montgomery County, or Prince George's County.
2. You can use a combination of $4, $5 and $0.50 STAR Coupons to pay for these trips. See below for more information.

Have your MetroAccess photo ID and exact fare in cash or STAR fare coupons ready. Pay the driver before the trip departs. Drivers are not required to carry change or make change.

 

Coupon Books

You may pay your fare with STAR coupons that are sold at The Commuter Store. Coupons are worth $3.00, $4.00, $5.00 or $0.50 and sold in booklets of 10. Call 703-228-RIDE (7433) for information about purchasing or go to www.CommuterDirect.com

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

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