Charlie: Card & Ticket Info

Get the CharlieCard Today


On December 4, 2006, we began giving away free, plastic CharlieCards. Here's where to look for the CharlieCard:

  • From MBTA Customer Service Agents in Subway Stations and select Bus Terminals
  • At T sales offices: Back Bay, Downtown Crossing, Harvard, North Station and South Station.
  • At many retail locations: We are aggressively pursuing partnerships with retailers to sell our tickets, cards and passes using retail sales terminals. You will be able to obtain a CharlieCard from any of these retailers: Sales Locations. Once you have your CharlieCard, you can go to these retailers to load value or a pass on your CharlieCard.
  • Order your CharlieCard OnlineBuy Now
  • Reduced Fares for Senior/T.A.P. Customers
  • Buy a Pass at a Fare Vending Machine
  • Charlie's Frequently Asked Questions
  • Get the Card

Got MyCharlie?

Upgrade your CharlieCard with a MyCharlie account and you'll be able to set up automatic monthly pass or stored-value purchases, and breathe easy knowing your card is protected from damage, loss or theft.