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Day Pass / 6-Hour Event Pass

Day Pass: One low price, 24 hours of adventure

  • For just $6, enjoy an entire day of touring with a Day Pass. It's good for unlimited rides on Metro Transit buses and METRO lines (not valid on Northstar).
  • Metro Transit offers fast, frequent service to both downtowns, Mall of America and hundreds of other popular attractions.
  • A Day Pass is easy to use. Simply insert it in the card reader on the farebox as you board the bus or use it as proof of payment on METRO lines. It's valid for 24 hours from first use. Simple!
  • Day Passes are available online or at any Metro Transit Service Center; the day passes purchased online or Metro Transit Service Centers must be initialized and first used on a bus. You also can purchase a Day Pass valid upon time of purchase from your bus driver and from ticket machines at rail stations.

Event 6-Hour Pass: Taking the train to a game or event?

Make it easy to get there and back. Buy an Event 6-Hour Pass for an easy return trip.

For one low price, you get unlimited rides on buses or METRO lines. It's enough time to take in a game, a movie or another event. When you're ready to come back, you won't have to wait in line to buy a return ticket - no waiting, just hop on!

Adults can buy an Event 6-Hour Pass for $4 on weekdays, $3.50 on weekends. Prices are $3 on weekdays, $1.50 on weekends for youth, seniors, Medicare card holders and Mobility customers.

To get your Event 6-Hour Pass for the train, press Key G on the ticket machine at the rail station before you insert your credit card or cash. Note: your ticket is valid from time of purchase. For example, an Event 6-Hour Pass purchased at 4:45 p.m. will expire at 10:45 p.m.

Northstar Roundtrip Family Pass

Families heading downtown can save BIG riding the train with a Northstar Roundtrip Family Pass. It's valid for two adults and up to three kids (age 6-17) and seniors (65+). Children five and under ride free. Learn about the Northstar Roundtrip Family Pass and start saving today!


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