FARES & PURCHASES
When boarding DART buses, fares must be paid in exact change or exact denominations using cash, DART punch tickets, or DART tokens.
DEMAND RESPONSE FARES
Within City Limits
$3.00 or $1.50 RF*
To, From, Within Townships
$4.00 or $2.00 RF*
DEVIATED FIXED ROUTE FARES
$2.00 or $1.00 RF*
$0.50 for Route Deviations
*Reduced Fare is available for seniors (age 60 and older) and riders with disabilities with a Regional Reduced Fare Card (RRFC). Visit the RRFC page for additional information. Children 3-18 (with valid student ID where applicable) also ride at reduced rates. Children ages 2 and under ride free.
$10.00 DART Punch Tickets are sold by the Bus Drivers and at the DART Office.
DART Tokens are only sold to agencies, and only at the DART Office. Please call in advance for staff to have tokens ready for pick up. Agencies can purchase $15.00 sheets of tokens (made up of 10 $1 tokens and 10 $.0.50 tokens) or $20 sheets of tokens (made up of 20 $1.00 tokens).
Niles DART is now accepting credit cards for office ticket and token sales. There is a convenience fee of 3% (minimum of $2.00) that will be added to all credit card ales. Rider fares cannot be paid by Credit Card at this time.