With public safety of paramount importance, all modes of MBTA service will be suspended all day & night on Tuesday, Jan 27. Please check MBTA.com for updates on when service will be restored. Visit mass.gov for additional details    more >
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With public safety of paramount importance, all modes of MBTA service will be suspended all day & night on Tuesday, Jan 27. Please check MBTA.com for updates on when service will be restored. Visit mass.gov for additional details    more >

 
Fares & Gifts

Compare the Card & the Ticket

Feature   CharlieCard   CharlieTicket
Reusable, Rechargeable   Yes   Yes
Fee Structure Pay standard T fare Pay standard T fare plus surcharge (no surcharge when using a T-Pass on a CharlieTicket)
Load 1 ride, multiple rides or store a T-Pass Yes; Loads value for rides and/or a T-Pass Yes; Loads either value for riders, or a T-Pass
Online Account Management Yes No
Auto-reload using credit/debit card Yes No
Free Local to Local Bus transfer Yes Yes
Discounted transfers between Bus and Subway Yes No

 

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