Fares

TriMet Fares

We accept Hop cards and tickets as well as cash.

Due to COVID-19, we are making frequent changes to keep our passengers and operators safe.

Riding with Hop?

Tap every time you board — even if you’ve already earned a Day or Month pass.

See how to tap with:
Plastic Hop cardPhonePaper Hop TicketCredit/Debit Card

Hop is your ticket to ride

Hop Fastpass is the quick and convenient way to pay your TriMet fare. You can tap a Hop card or your phone using Android Pay, Apple Pay or Samsung Pay.

Remember: Tap your card, ticket or phone on the green Hop reader every time you board a bus or train. Your tap is your proof of payment. Fare inspectors randomly check for valid fare.

TriMet ticket machine

 

Adult Hop card

Adult

For ages 18–64.

$2.50
Ride for 2½ hours

Ride free after spending:

$5
in a day

Day Pass

$100
in a calendar month

Month Pass

Your TriMet Adult fare also lets you ride C-TRAN Local/Regional and Portland Streetcar at no additional charge. If you transfer to C-TRAN Express, you’ll be charged the difference in price. See the full list of fares

Honored Citizen Hop card

Honored Citizen

Reduced fare for low-income riders, seniors age 65+, Medicare beneficiaries and riders with a mental or physical disability. Proof of eligibility required.

$1.25
Ride for 2½ hours

Ride free after spending:

$2.50
in a day

Day Pass

$28
in a calendar month

Month Pass

Your TriMet Honored Citizen fare also lets you ride C-TRAN Local/Regional and Portland Streetcar at no additional charge. If you transfer to C-TRAN Express/C-VAN or TriMet LIFT, you’ll be charged the difference in price. See the full list of fares

Youth Hop card

Youth

Reduced fare for ages 7–17 and students in high school or pursuing a GED. Proof of eligibility required for ages 15-17 and high school/GED. Children 6 and under ride free with paying passenger.

$1.25
Ride for 2½ hours

Ride free after spending:

$2.50
in a day

Day Pass

$28
in a calendar month

Month Pass

Your TriMet Youth fare also lets you ride C-TRAN Local/Regional and Portland Streetcar at no additional charge. If you transfer to C-TRAN Express, you’ll be charged the difference in price. See the full list of fares

LIFT paratransit service

LIFT is a shared-ride service for people who are unable to use regular buses and trains. Registration is required. You can pay for your LIFT rides using a Hop fare card.

How to pay using Hop

Tap your phone, Hop card or Hop ticket on the green Hop reader every time you board a bus or enter a MAX/WES station, including when you transfer. For Adult fare, you can simply tap your phone using Android Pay, Apple Pay or Samsung Pay — no Hop card required. Or, add a Hop card to your mobile wallet.

The reader will show a green checkmark and you’ll hear a sound confirming that your fare is valid. You’re good to go!

With Hop, you automatically get the savings of day passes (when using a Hop card or credit card) and month passes (when using a Hop card or virtual Hop card).

Learn more about Hop

Android Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay logos

Transferring between TriMet, C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar

TriMet, C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar logos

Your TriMet Hop fare is also valid on Portland Streetcar and some C-TRAN services at no additional charge. If you transfer to a higher-priced service, you’ll be charged the difference in price when you tap.

Hop tickets

Single-use Hop tickets are available from ticket machines and the TriMet Ticket Office at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Hop tickets are disposable paper tickets with electronics inside. Just like a Hop card, you must tap your ticket on the green Hop reader every time you board a bus or train.

TriMet ticket machine

Ticket machines at MAX and WES stations: You can buy a 2½-hour ticket or 1-day pass from a ticket machines at a MAX station using cash, change or a credit/debit card, or a WES station using a credit/debit card. Tickets expire 2½ hours after purchase, and 1-day passes expire at 3 a.m. More

TriMet ticket machine

TriMet Ticket Office: You can buy validated Hop tickets at the TriMet Ticket Office at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Downtown Portland. 2½-hour tickets and 1-day passes are available.

24-Hour servicePlease note: If you’re traveling late at night, keep in mind that day passes expire at 3 a.m.


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