Metro Fares

Fare collection has resumed on Monday, June 29.  April Monthly passes, will be valid through July

Metro tickets and passes are valid on Metro Buses and Metro Rail. Pass must be retained for duration of trip.

Full Fare Reduced Fare
Children 5-11, Seniors 65+, Disabled or Medicare
Where to buy
Standard Fare $2 $1
Day Pass $5 $2.50
7 Day Pass $25 $12.50
30 Day Pass $75 $37.50
Monthly Pass $75 $37.50
PAL Pass
(10 Trips)
$35
PAL Pass
(20 Trips)
$70
Summer Go Pass $60

Where to buy fares

You can buy Metro fares at the locations listed below. Please note: Not all tickets and passes are available at every location. Or you can download the Token Transit app on your phone.

You can purchase Metro Passes online

Online Shopping Policy - We are not responsible for lost or stolen passes. All sales are final. Please allow 3-5 business days to ensure delivery of your pass by the first day of the following month.

Shipping and Delivery - Passes for the following month will be shipped after the 15th day of the current month. Please allow 3-5 business days to ensure delivery of your pass by the first day of the following month.

Passes will not be refunded or exchanged.

On-line purchases are handled through PayPal. Questions regarding recurring or one-time payments should be directed to (888)-221-1161.

To purchase a pass with a Commuter Check MasterCard please call our Cash Office monday-friday at 716.855.7200.

Token Transit mobile App

You can purchase this fare option with the Token Transit app.

Paid upon boarding

Exact fare only. Operators do not give change.

Ticket vending machines

Ticket Vending Machines are located in all Metro Rail stations, Metropolitan Transportation Center, Portage Road Transportation Center and Niagara Falls Transportation Center. These machines accept U.S. coins, $1, $5, $10 or $20 bills. For Metro Rail you may purchase a round trip ticket or a one-way ticket. Please note, one-way tickets are only valid in one direction and for one hour after purchase.

Available at the following retail outlets

Tops, Dash's Market, Elmwood Market and Tony’ Corner Store

Types of fares

Full Fare - Available for Metro riders ages 12-64. Children four and under ride free with and adult, limit three children per fare paying adult.

Reduced Fare - Available for youth ages five to 11 years old, Seniors ages 65 and older, disabled and Medicare with proper ID.
Proof of eligibility required.

Paratransit Access Line (PAL) - Includes PAL 10 and 20 trip passes for individuals with disabilities.

Fares and passes

Standard Fare
Valid for a single ride on Metro Buses and Metro Rail.

Fare $2   Reduced fare $1

Can be purchased:

upon boarding
from ticket vending machines
with the Token Transit app

Day PassDay Pass
Valid on the service day of purchase (5 a.m. to 2 a.m.)for rides on Metro Buses and Metro Rail.

Pass $5   Reduced fare $2.50

Can be purchased:

upon boarding
from ticket vending machines
with the Token Transit app

Seven Day PassSeven Day Pass
Valid for seven calandar days beginning with the day of purchase for rides on Metro Buses and Metro Rail.

Pass $25   Reduced fare $12.50

Can be purchased:

from ticket vending machines
with the Token Transit app

30 Day Pass30 Day Pass
Valid for 30 calendar days beginning with the day of purchase for rides on Metro Buses and Metro Rail.

Pass $75   Reduced fare $37.50

Can be purchased:

from ticket vending machines
with the Token Transit app

Monthly PassMonthly Pass
Valid for unlimited rides on Metro Buses and Metro Rail during the month of issue.

Pass $75   Reduced fare $37.50

Can be purchased:

online
from ticket vending machines
from participating retail outlets

Pass Type:    Month:

Buy Now

»set up auto payments

PAL PassPAL Pass
Curb to curb, lift equipped van service called Paratransit Access Line (PAL) is available for qualifying individuals. PAL's service area extends three-quarters of a mile on either side of or from the end of Metro's bus and rail fixed route service. This does not apply to commuter or express route service.

10 Trips $35   20 Trips $70

Can be purchased:

online
from ticket vending machines

Select Trips:

Buy Now

»set up auto payments

Summer Go PassSummer Go Pass
Valid individuals 17 years of age and under for rides on Metro Buses and Metro Rail during the summer months.

Pass $60

Can be purchased:

online
from participating retail outlets

Automatic Pass Sales

To set up monthly automatic payments select a pass type below and click on the "Setup Payments" button. This will take you to a check out process.

Questions regarding pass sales can be directed to:

NFTA/Metro System, Inc.
Cash Management Office

2nd floor 181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 855-7200 (TDD) 855-7650
Fax: (716) 855-7311
Email: passsales@nfta.com



Select Pass Type:

Setup Patments

Online Shopping Policy - We are not responsible for lost or stolen passes. All sales are final. Please allow 3-5 business days to ensure delivery of your pass by the first day of the following month.

Shipping and Delivery - Passes for the following month will be shipped after the 15th day of the current month. Please allow 3-5 business days to ensure delivery of your pass by the first day of the following month.

Passes will not be refunded or exchanged.

On-line purchases are handled through PayPal. Questions regarding recurring or one-time payments should be directed to (888)-221-1161.

To purchase a pass with a Commuter Check MasterCard please call our Cash Office monday-friday at (716) 855-7200.



NFTA-Metro

NFTA-Metro   |   181 Ellicott St.   |   Buffalo, New York 14203
NFTA 716-855-7300   |   NFTA-Metro Customer Care 716-855-7211   |   TTY/Relay 711 or 800-662-1220
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