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Metrobus and Metrorail Transfers Fees

The following are transfer fees with EASY Card or EASY Ticket only.

Cash customers must pay the full fare each time they board and there are no transfer privileges. Bus to bus transfers are free after paying for the initial trip. Transfers are free for passengers travelling in one direction (not for round trips) within 3 hours from the initial tap.

Metrobus to Metrobus
Regular Fare - Free*
Discount Fare - Free*

Metrobus to Metrorail
Regular Fare - 60¢*
Discount Fare - 30¢*

Metrorail to Metrobus
Regular Fare - 60¢*
Discount Fare - 30¢*

Metrobus to Express Bus
Regular Fare - 95¢
Discount Fare - 45¢

Metrorail to Express Bus
Regular Fare - 95¢
Discount Fare - 45¢  

Shuttle Bus to Metrobus or Metrorail  
Regular Fare - $2.00
Discount Fare - $1.00  

Shuttle Bus to Express Bus
Regular Fare - $2.35  
Discount Fare - $1.15

Metromover to Metrorail  
Regular Fare - $2.25  
Discount Fare - $1.10  

Metrorail to Metromover
Regular Fare - Free  
Discount Fare - Free

Metrobus to Metromover
Regular Fare - Free
Discount Fare - Free

Metromover to Metrobus
Regular Fare - $2.25
Discount Fare - $1.10

Metrobus to Metromover to Rail
Regular Fare - $2.85
Discount Fare - $1.40

Metrorail to Metromover to Bus
Regular Fare - $2.85
Discount Fare - $1.40

South Dade Busway to Metrorail
Regular Fare - $2.85
Discount Fare - $1.40

  • Tri-Rail Transfer

    Metrorail
    Full Fare - $1.20
    Discount Fare - $0.60

    Metrobus
    Full Fare - $0.60
    Discount Fare - $0.30

    Express Bus
    Full Fare - $0.95
    Discount Fare - $0.45

    Return Trip

    All Modes/ Express Bus
    Full Fare - $2.25/ $2.65
    Discount Fare - $1.10/ $1.30

    *Minimum $2 cash value.

    Transferring from MDT to Tri-Rail

    Full Fare - $2 discount on trip to any one of six Tri-Rail zones
    (need minimum $5 cash value)

    Discount Fare - $1 discount on trip to any one of six Tri-Rail zones
    (need minimum $2.50 cash value)

    Transfer Fee Information

    • The new fees only apply when using an EASY Card/Ticket issued by either MDT or Tri-Rail with sufficient cash value to pay the appropriate transfer fee.
    • Tri-Rail passengers using a Tri-Rail paper ticket will be required to pay full fare when transferring from Tri-Rail to Metrorail or Metrobus. These passengers will need an EASY Card or EASY Ticket with either sufficient cash value or a valid MDT pass to board Metrorail.  Cash is only accepted on Metrobus.
    • Tri-Rail riders can still transfer to Routes 132 and 133 free of charge.
    • MDT pass products (7 day, regular monthly pass) cannot be used to pay Tri-Rail fares.
    • Tri-Rail fare products (one way, round trip 12 trip ticket, weekend pass and regular monthly pass) cannot be used to pay MDT fares.
    • Without a Regional Monthly Pass, only an EASY Card/Ticket with sufficient cash value can be used on both the MDT and Tri-Rail systems.
  • Outside Miami-Dade Transit Service Area

    City of Aventura Transit
    Five express routes provide free service to Aventura residents weekdays and Saturdays. Pay the regular fare to transfer to Miami-Dade and Broward bus routes at Aventura Mall. 

    Broward County Transit
    Miami-Dade Transit passengers must request a free Inter-County Connection Ticket as soon as they board the bus on routes where Miami-Dade Transit (MDT) and Broward County Transit (BCT) buses connect north of Miami Gardens Drive (NW 183 Street), including Golden Glades and Aventura Mall. Inter County Tickets cannot be used to transfer in downtown Miami.

    • Transfers from MDT to BCT costs $0.50.
    • Transfers from BCT to MDT costs $0.60 for a full-fare transfer, $0.30 for a discounted-fare transfer, $0.95 for an express-bus transfer or $0.45 for an express-bus discounted fare transfer.

    Inter-County Ticket can only be used on cash only fares on buses and passengers may be asked to provide verification of eligibility for reduced fare.

    City of Coral Gables Trolleys
    The City of Coral Gables Trolley Service is free and runs Monday – Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. (except for the first Friday of every month, when it runs until 10 p.m.)

    Town of Cutler Bay
    The Cutler Bay Local is a low-cost bus route within the Town of Cutler Bay. Golden Passport holders can ride for free, while all other residents pay just $0.25.

    City of Doral Trolleys
    The City of Doral trolley system provides free and convenient rides to patrons from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. each day.  

    City of Hialeah Transit System
    Miami-Dade Transit customers who present an EASY Card or EASY Ticket when boarding a Hialeah Transit System bus at the Hialeah Metrorail Station pay only a 50-cent transfer fee. All others will be charged the full fare.

    City of Miami Gardens
    The City of Miami Gardens Express is a free circulator serving 2 routes (A and B), Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. The system currently has 1 trolley on each route. Look for the Green Miami Gardens Express stop signs throughout the city.

    City of Miami Trolley
    The City of Miami Trolley currently has four routes: The Health District, the Overtown District, the Allapattah and the Biscayne/Brickell Districts. Each of these conveniently connects to the Miami-Dade Transit Metrorail and Metrobus systems.

    Town of Miami Lakes
    The Town of Miami Lakes operates the free Miami Lakes Moover on two routes throughout town! The Miami Lakes Moover runs Monday through Friday during peak morning (6:00-10:00AM) and peak evening (2:15-7:00PM) travel periods circulating every 35-40 minutes. The Moover circulators are equipped with bike racks, flip seats, ADA-compliant wheelchair ramps, and now features a real-time tracker. Visit the Town of Miami Lakes for more information.

    Jitney Transfers
    Conchita Transit Express operates a private jitney service that connects to and from the Hialeah Metrorail station.

    • Conchita customers can purchase a date-stamped 1-Day EASY Ticket for $5 when boarding either system.

    A 1-Day EASY Ticket purchased on a Hialeah Transit System bus is good for one day of unlimited rides on Miami-Dade Transit and Conchita buses only.

    Miami-Dade Transit customers who present an EASY Card or unstamped EASY Ticket when boarding a Conchita bus at the Hialeah Metrorail Station only pay a 50-cent transfer fee. All others will be charged the full fare. Metro Jitney, which operates a private jitney service in South Miami-Dade that connects to Dadeland South Station, does not accept MDT fare media.

    All municipal circulators operate under interlocal agreements between Miami-Dade County and the municipality. These routes which charge fares, such as the Hialeah Transit System, will accept transfers as well as monthly passes, the Golden Passport, Patriot Passport, and the STS ID from any customer either boarding or transferring from a Miami-Dade Transit route.

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