Dollar IconGo-To Cards & Passes

Metro Transit offers many options to fit the way you ride and how you want to pay. Buy in advance and save! 

Go-To Card next to a rail card readerYou can buy Go-To Cards online, at a Metro Transit storeat 125+ retail locations or by mail. They offer these great benefits:

 - Rechargeable; add value again and again.
 - Seamless travel between bus, light rail and Northstar. 
 - Your ride. Your pass. Use the pass that's best for how you ride.
 - Convenient: enroll in Auto Refill
 - Holds multi-day passes, stored value or both.
 - Reduced Fare and Mobility cards are available for eligible users. 
 - Theft and loss protection. Register my Go-To Card.

Metro Transit also offers specific transit pass programs and fare products for:  


Payment Options

   Fare Type        Where
can I use it?
           Which rides can I
          take with it?  
         Where do        
              I get it?            
Cost       Notes        
31-Day Pass
valid for $1.75 fare

Bus

Light Rail

Northstar (w/ stored value)

Unlimited rides for 31 consecutive days on local buses and light rail during non-rush hours. Stored value is required for any fare above $1.75.

Online

Go-To Card retailers

By phone  

By mail

$59.00 Expires on the 31st day at 11:59 p.m.
31-Day Pass valid for $2.25 fare Bus

Light Rail

Northstar (w/ stored value)
Unlimited rides for 31 consecutive days on all local buses, light rail and express buses during non-rush hours. Stored value is required for any fare above $2.25. Online

Go-To Card retailers

By phone  

By mail
$85.00 Expires on the 31st day at 11:59 p.m.
31-Day Pass valid for $3.00 fare Bus

Light Rail

Northstar (may require stored value)
Unlimited rides for 31 consecutive days on all buses and light rail. Stored value is required for any fare above $3.00. Online

Go-To Card retailers

By phone  

By mail
$113.50 Expires on the 31st day at 11:59 p.m.
Stored Value Bus

Light Rail

Northstar
Deducts the required fare from the stored value balance Online

Go-To Card retailers

By phone  

By mail
Various
levels
Purchases include 10% bonus
7-Day Pass valid for $2.25 fare Bus

Light Rail

Northstar (w/ stored value)
Unlimited rides for 7 consecutive days on  local buses and light rail and on express buses during non-rush hours. Stored Value is required for any fare above $2.25 Online

Go-To Card retailers

By phone  

By mail
$22.00 Expires on the 7th day at 11:59 p.m.
31-Day Pass - Mobility Fare Bus

Light Rail

Northstar (w/ stored value)
Unlimited rides for 31 consecutive days on all buses and light rail; stored value is required for Northstar

May be added to a Mobility Go-To Card:
Online

Go-To Card retailers

By phone  

By mail

Get a Mobility Fare Go-To Card by mail or at Metro Transit stores with certification ONLY.

 $31.50 Call Customer Relations at 612-373-3333 for details.
10 Rides valid for $2.25 fare

Bus

Light Rail

Northstar (w/stored value)

Valid for 10 rides on local buses, light rail and express buses during non-rush hours; stored value required for any fare above $2.25 Online

Go-To Card retailers

By phone  

By mail
$18.50  

10 Rides - Reduced Fare, valid for $3.00 fare

Bus

Light Rail

Northstar (may require stored value)

Valid for 10 rides on all buses, light rail; stored value required for any fare above $3.00

May be added to a Reduced Fare Go-To Card:

Online

Go-To Card retailers

By phone  

By mail

Get a Reduced Fare Go-To Card by mail or at Metro Transit stores with proper ID.

$13.50 Can only be added to Reduced Fare Go-To Cards (available to youth ages 6-12, Seniors 65+, Medicare card holders)
    Fare Type       Where can
I use it?
      Which rides can I
      take with it?  
     Where do 
        I get it?    
   Cost          Notes        
10 Rides - Student, valid for $3.00 fare

Bus
 

Light Rail 

Valid for 10 rides on all buses, light rail and Northstar fares $3.00 or lower

By mail

Participating schools

$13.50 Present K-12 Student ID upon request; cannot be registered
10 Rides valid for $2.25 fare Bus

Light Rail 
Valid for 10 rides on local buses, light rail and express buses during non-rush hours

Online

Select fare retailers

$18.50 Cannot be registered
31-Day Pass valid for $2.25 fare

Bus

Light Rail

Unlimited rides for 31 consecutive days on all local buses, light rail and express buses during non-rush hours. Participating organizations $85.00 Cannot be registered. Stored value cannot be added
31-Day Pass valid for $3.00 fare

Bus

Light Rail

Northstar ($3.00 fare only)

Unlimited rides for 31 consecutive days on all buses and light rail. Participating organizations $113.50 Cannot be registered. Stored value cannot be added
 Fare Type  Where can
I use it?
        Which rides can I
          take with it?     
 Where do  
I get it?
   Cost            Notes        
Metropass Bus

Light Rail

Northstar (may require stored value)
Unlimited rides on all buses and light rail; stored value required for any fare above $3.00 Participating organizations $76 per
month
Only valid for named cardholder
Student Pass Bus

Light Rail

Northstar (may require stored value)
Unlimited rides for the academic period on all buses and light rail; stored value required for any fare above $3.00 Participating schools

$87.50
per quarter

Only valid for named cardholder
College Pass Bus

Light Rail

Northstar (may require stored value)
Unlimited rides for the semester on all buses and light rail; stored value required for any fare above $3.00 Participating colleges $140 or $175 per semester Only valid for named cardholder
U-Pass

Bus

Light Rail

Northstar
(may require stored value)

Unlimited rides for the semester on all buses and light rail; stored value required for any fare above $3.00 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities $97 per semester Only valid for named cardholder
Ticket Type Where can
I use it?
Which rides can
I take with it?
Where do I
get it?   
Cost
Metro Mobility ticket booklets valid for $3.00 fare Metro Mobility (door-thru-door service, by appointment only) Each ticket is valid for one ride during non-rush hours

Online

By mail

Participating organizations

Metro Transit stores 

$30.00
Metro Mobility ticket booklets valid for $4.00 fare Metro Mobility (door-thru-door service, by appointment only) Each ticket is valid for one ride during rush hours Online

By mail

Participating organizations

Metro Transit stores 
$40.00
   Fare Type    Where can
I use it?
      Which rides can I
      take with it?   
           Where do
              I get it?  
          Cost               Notes       
SuperSaver Bus
 
31-Day Passes and Stored Value Cards are available on a limited basis to select organizations and retailers. Participating organizations

Select retailers
 
$10 - $59, depending on type

 

Token

Bus

Light Rail 

Northstar

One token is valid for one ride on local buses, light rail and express buses during non-rush hours. Two tokens are valid for one ride on express buses during rush hours. Two or more tokens required for Northstar.

Participating organizations

N/A Only available to purchase by wholesale customers
One Ride coupon  Bus

Light Rail 
One coupon is valid for one ride on all buses and light rail. Not valid on Northstar. Participating organizations or promotion N/A Only available to purchase by wholesale customers
Day Pass Bus

Light Rail 
Unlimited rides for 24 hours on all buses and light rail.

Online

Rail ticket machines

On a bus 

Metro Transit stores 

 

 $6.00

 
Event 6-Hour Pass Bus

Light Rail 
Unlimited rides for 6 hours on all buses and light rail. Rail ticket machines

On a bus
$1.50 - $4.00, depending on time of day and rider type  
Northstar Roundtrip Family Pass

Northstar

Valid for a roundtrip for two adults and up to three kids age 6-17 between a specified Northstar station and Target Field Station.

Rail ticket machines

Online

$11.00 - $20.00, depending on station Sold after 9 a.m. on event days
Special Event Ticket See ticket for details Special event tickets are created for large groups for a specified date and time range.  By mail  Varies  

 

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