TransIT Fare Policy & Bus Passes

TransIT Fare Policy & Passes


Pay your fare with Token Transit, the mobile ticketing app. Available to download on Android and Apple smart phones for free, the app allows you to purchase tickets, plan your trip and stay updated with TransIT social media! Explore Frederick all day with the new, mobile-app only one-day pass!
Cash and paper passes are also accepted on board.

General Public

  • One way base fare $1.50
  • Travel between Frederick and Emmitsburg $1.50
  • One-Day Pass $4 (mobile app only)
  • Ten-trip ticket: $13
  • Twenty-trip ticket: $25
  • Monthly pass: $50

Senior & Disabled Persons with Reduced Fare**

  • One-way base fare: $0.75
  • Ten-trip ticket: $7
  • Twenty-one trip ticket: $13
  • Monthly pass: $30

Youth / Students with ID 
  • One-way base fare: $1.50
  • Ten-trip ticket: $10
  • Youth / students monthly pass: $30
  • Summer Freedom Pass - $15 (June 1 - August 31)
Transfers between routes are free, deviations are $2.

Reduced Fare

** To qualify for a reduced fare (either by cash, multi-trip tickets, or monthly pass), the passenger must show 1 of the following forms of identification (ID):
  • TransIT reduced fair ID card
  • Temporary reduced fare eligibility certification on TransIT letterhead
  • City of Frederick senior citizen or handicapped ID card
  • MVA-issued ID card showing age 60+ or disability
  • Other transit system's ID
  • Medicare ID

MARC Passes

The Metro Rail / MARC Transit Link Card is accepted on all TransIT shuttles, fixed-routes, and deviated fixed-route services. MARC 1-way train tickets marked "Frederick" or "Brunswick" and MARC passes are accepted on the Meet-The-MARC Shuttles in route to or from the train station. These tickets or passes will not be accepted during MARC non-operating hours and Saturdays. 

An additional $2 will be charged for special stops not along the regular route (deviation) 24-hour advance request required.

Additional Facts / Requirements

  • Medicare card holders are entitled to reduced fares according to the TranslT reduced fare policy.
  • Children under 3-feet tall ride free.
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Purchasing Tickets

Download Token Transit the mobile ticketing app, to purchase tickets with your smart phone. All ticket types, including the new one-day pass, are available on the app along with plan your trip tools and social media links.

Paper multi-trip tickets and passes for Connectors and Shuttles may be purchased using cash, check or credit card* at 30 North Market Street. Student tickets are also sold at the Frederick Community College bookstore.

TransIT-plus tickets may be purchased at the Frederick County Treasurer’s office or Frederick Senior Center, by mail and via credit card* by calling TransIT at 301-600-2065.

*All credit cards accepted. All credit card purchases will receive a 2.5% surcharge on the transaction total. 

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