Ride On fare boxes accept coins (except pennies) and bills.
If you pay your fare with cash, the exact fare is required. Bus operators cannot make change or accept money.
$1.00 using SmarTrip, cash, or token
The Ride On Monthly Pass costs $22.50 per month. See Monthly Pass details.
We only honor these additional passes:
Free at all times on all MCDOT buses.
Free at all times.
SmarTrip Transfer from local bus
SmarTrip Transfer from Metrorail
All Montgomery County youth ages 18 and under ride FREE all the time on MCDOT buses. Select Metro bus routes are also free. See Kids Ride Free details.
Free, with Montgomery College student ID card with current semester sticker.
See details for Montgomery College students.
Cost to ride WMATA buses
Ride On to WMATA Express bus
Pay the upcharge above $1.00
non-Ride On bus to WMATA Express bus
Lose an item on a Ride On bus? Contact our Lost & Found.