Fare Information- Hours of Operation

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METRO Fares

$1.50 - One Way Fare (exact amount required, drivers can not sell tickets or make change)

$13.50 - TenRide Ticket
NEW! - Effective in May 2014, METRO will accept regular and reduced fare TenRide tickets from South Portland Bus Service (and they will reciprocate by accepting METRO TenRide tickets).

$45. 00 - Regional Monthly Bus Pass
Great Deal!! Regional Monthly Bus Passes can be used throughout a calendar month on METRO and South Portland Bus Service. Saves time and easy to use!

$5.00 - Day Passes
(Good for one day only on all METRO Routes)

Children - Two children under FIVE ride FREE with fare-paying adult.

Seniors (65+)
One Way Fare (exact change):  75¢ (with Medicare Card or Photo ID)
Half-Fare TenRide:   $6.75
NEW! - Effective in May 2014, METRO will accept regular and reduced fare TenRide tickets from South Portland Bus Service (and they will reciprocate by accepting METRO TenRide tickets).


Click here for business and commuter discounts/incentives

Persons with Disabilities: 
One Way Fare exact change: 75¢ (with Medicare Card or Photo ID), Half-Fare TenRide:  $6.75

Click here for information on accessibility.

Students*

One Way Fare (with school ID for K-12): 
$1 with valid ID from participating schools from Sept. - June.
For more information, click here.

Available now! Travel June, July and August - 18 and younger -- with the Summer Youth Bus Pass.
$20 for children and teens, 18 and younger.
Call 207-774-0351 or information or click here for updates.

College Student Fare Information:  click here for updates

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Paying your fare:
Deposit exact fare into the fare box (the bus operator can not make change) and/or show the bus operator a Tenride ticket, Regional Monthly Pass, Medicare Card, RTP ID, or other current, appropriate ID.

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Hours of Operation

METRO Pulse at Elm Street in Portland (across from the Portland Public Library)
      ( Monday - Friday:  7 a.m. - 7 p.m. / Saturday: 9 a.m. - 4:30  p.m.  / Sunday: Closed

METRO office, 114  Valley Street in Portland
      (open M-Th, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. / Friday-7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.)

METRO provides daily service throughout the Greater Portland Region.
Check individual route schedules for specific times.

Service on weekends is limited and there are some holidays that have limited or no service.
Click here for holiday schedule.

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Tickets & Passes

Regional Monthly Passes and TenRide Tickets may be purchased at the METRO Pulse at Elm Street,
METRO office (114 Valley Street, Shaws and Hannaford Supermarkets along METRO and South Portland bus routes,
Westbrook and Portland City Halls and Casco Bay Lines.

We also accept mail order requests:
Please send check, payable to METRO, using the above fare information to:
METRO (Greater Portland Transit District)
114 Valley Street
Portland, ME  04102

Please include return address and contact information, specfic month request for Regional Monthly Pass and allow at least two to three weeks for processing. Questions? Please call 207-774-0351.
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Bus Schedules:
Updated bus schedules are typically printed in January, May and September. 
(Check for updated information on home page.)
Individual route cards, with route and schedule, are also available in several locations and online.

Please save resources and reuse schedules.

Updated route information outside of the above timeline, will be available on this website, posted at Elm Street and displayed on buses when appropriate.

In addition to the above locations, bus schedules are also available on all METRO buses and distributed to:


Convention and Visitor's Bureau locations (Ocean Gateway, Deering Oaks Park, JetPort)
Portland's Downtown District (549 Congress Street)
Portland Public Library
Portland Transportation Center (PTC) - Amtrak/Downeaster and Concord Coach
Hotels & Motels throughout the Greater Portland Area
....and many other locations throughout the service area.

Please note that METRO schedules are regularly distributed to the above locations; however, due to demand, schedules may not always be available. Please call 207-774-0351 if the above locations need additional schedules or suggestions for other locations where METRO route schedules should be made available.

Transfers
If you need to change buses, ask the bus operators for a FREE transfer when you pay your fare. When you change to another bus, give this transfer to the next bus operator. Transfers are to be used on the next available bus going to your destination. METRO also accepts transfers from South Portland Bus Service and ZOOM/ShuttleBus. METRO transfers when used boarding ZOOM/ShuttleBus are good for $1 off fare.

Transfers can also be used for a FREE ride home with Bus & Buy or Park and Shop.

Friday the 31st. 114 Valley Street Portland, ME 04102 (207) 774-0351
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