The T runs daily service on buses, boats, trains and trolleys throughout Boston and surrounding towns. Stations can be identified by a black T on a white circular sign:
Purchase fare on a CharlieTicket with cash, debit or credit card at fare-vending machines in any station or aboveground trolley stop, or with cash only at a bus farebox. One bus or train ride is $1.50 – $3.50 depending on mode and transfers. Children 11 or under ride free with a paying adult, while customers 65 and over pay a reduced fare. The MBTA Web site has information more about fares, schedules, routes and the automated fare equipment.
Visitors benefit from multi-day LinkPasses for unlimited bus, train, trolley and Inner Harbor Ferry access for one ($9.00) or seven ($15.00) days effective from date of purchase. Passes are available at any in-station or Logan Airport fare-vending machine or at vendors throughout the city. For information about fares, schedules, routes, sales locations, group sales information, and automated fare equipment visit mbta.com.
OpenMBTA will show you today’s remaining scheduled arrival times for MBTA buses, subway trains, commuter rail lines, and ferries. It also has a section that shows you the latest T Alerts, which are service delay announcements from the MBTA.
MBTA Adds Additional North Shore Shuttle Service for Summer Newburyport/Rockport Construction. SHUTTLE BUSES TO STOP AT ALL IMPACTED STATIONS DURING PTC WORK AND ALL STATIONS NORTH OF SALEM DURING BEVERLY DRAWBRIDGE WORK.
During weekends, from August 5 through October 1, 2017, trains will not run on the Lowell Line. The MBTA will use bus shuttles to transport riders Saturdays and Sundays. Weekday service will not be impacted.This will affect travel to the Lowell, Billerica, Wilmington, Woburn, Winchester, and Medford areas of Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA)
617-222-3200, 800-392-6100 TTY 617-222-5146