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Fares

ADULTS

(Ages 13-64)

Good for 2 1/2 hours

Local Bus / METRO

Non-Rush hour

$2

Rush hour*

$2.50


Express Bus

Includes METRO / Local and Express buses

Non-Rush hour

$2.50

Rush hour*

$3.25

REDUCED FARE

Youth (ages 6-12) / Seniors (ages 65+) /
Medicare card holders

Good for 2 1/2 hours

Local Bus / METRO

Non-Rush hour

$1

Rush hour*

$2.50


Express Bus

Includes METRO / Local and Express buses

Non-Rush hour

$1

Rush hour*

$3.25

DOWNTOWN ZONE

All times, all riders, transfers not available.

Nicollet Mall

Free

Downtown Zone

50¢

MOBILITY FARE

Persons with disabilities

Regular & Express

All Times

$1

All-Day Passes

Buy at ticket machines

Monday - Friday

Adults

$5

Reduced Fare

$5

Mobility

$2

Weekend

Adults

$4

Reduced Fare

$2

Mobility

$2


Northstar Commuter Rail one-way fares

MONDAY - FRIDAY

Adults and Reduced Fare $6.25

WEEKEND

Adults $5.50

ANYTIME

Mobility $2

MONDAY - FRIDAY

Adults and Reduced Fare $4.75

WEEKEND

Adults $4.25

ANYTIME

Mobility $1.50

MONDAY - FRIDAY

Adults and Reduced Fare $3.75

WEEKEND

Adults $3.75

ANYTIME

Mobility $1.25

MONDAY - FRIDAY

Adults and Reduced Fare $3.25

WEEKEND

Adults $3.25

ANYTIME

Mobility $1.25

MONDAY - FRIDAY

Adults and Reduced Fare $3.25

WEEKEND

Adults $3.25

ANYTIME

Mobility $1.25

MONDAY - FRIDAY

Adults and Reduced Fare $3.25

WEEKEND

Adults $2.75

ANYTIME

Mobility $1

MONDAY - FRIDAY

Adults and Reduced Fare $3.25

WEEKEND

Adults $2.75

ANYTIME

Mobility $1

* Children ages 5 and under ride free (limit 3) and must ride with a fare-paying customer. Families can save big on rides with the Northstar Family Pass.

Adults

Ages 13-64

Reduced Fare

Youth (ages 6-12) / Seniors (ages 65+) / Medicare card holders

Mobility

Persons with disabilities

  • Seniors: For a reduced fare during non-rush hours, carry an ID with a "T" endorsement. To receive this endorsement, seniors age 65+ should complete a driver's license renewal form at any Driver & Vehicle Services office and request the "T" endorsement. OR request a Reduced Fare Go-To Card by mail and include a copy of your state-issued ID that shows your birth date.
  • Youth ages 6-12: For a reduced fare during non-rush hours, inform the driver of your eligible age OR consider purchasing Go-To lite Cards for Students (K-12) or request a Reduced Fare Go-To Card by mail and be sure to include your 13th birth date.
  • Medicare card holders: For a reduced fare during non-rush hours, carry your Medicare card along with a state-issued ID. OR request a Reduced Fare Go-To Card by mail and include a copy of your state-issued ID and Medicare card.
  • Persons with Disabilities: For a mobility fare, carry a state-issued ID with an "A" or "L" endorsement, a Limited Mobility ID card or a Metro Mobility photo ID. To obtain the "A" or "L" endorsement submit the completed Limited Mobility application or contact Customer Relations for details.
  • Disabled Veterans: Ride free at all times by showing a Veteran's Identification Card issued by the Dept. of Veterans Affairs with the words "Service Connected" or "SC" below the photo. Call 612-467-1991 or visit the VA website for details.
  • Civil Servants: When in uniform, these civil servants ride free: police officers, sheriff's deputies, fire fighters, parking enforcement agents, traffic control agents and reserve police officers. Also applies to plainclothes police officers.