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Service AlertsFace Coverings Required on ART Buses: For your safety and the safety of others, all passengers are required to wear face masks or face coverings while using ART. View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsReduced Service and Rear Boarding on ART Buses: ART 41, 42, 45, 51, 55, 77 & 87 are operating Saturday schedules with some modifications. ART 43 is running every 20 mins. All other routes are not operating. Riders should enter and exit the buses using the rear door. Fare collection has been suspended on all ART buses. Learn more at ArlingtonTransit.com/covid19 View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsREMINDER: New Phone Number for STAR Customer Call Center Effective June 1: Starting June 1, the STAR Call Center's new phone number will be 703-228-1900. The current number will not work after May 31. The last day to use the new number will be Friday, May 29. The STAR Call Center will be closed Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31. Full details: https://www.arlingtontransit.com/about/art-news/star-phone/ View all ART Alerts

Service AlertsReduced STAR Call Center Hours: Starting on Thursday, April 2, the STAR Call Center will operate on a reduced schedule. The Call Center will be open Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm and closed on Saturday. There are no changes to STAR service hours. Learn more at ArlingtonTransit.com/reduced-service 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 the $5.50 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 and $5.50 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 $4.00 or $5.50 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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