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A MESSAGE FROM PRTC'S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

PRTC SPRING SERVICE CHANGE MONDAY, MAY 12

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OmniRide and Metro Direct Commuter Bus Fares

Effective July 1, 2013

SmarTrip cards are accepted on all PRTC buses. Visit the SmarTrip page for more information.

 

Exact cash fare, bus token or SmarTrip card is required.
Bus operators cannot make change.

OmniRide Fares

 

Regular Fares

One-Way Cash Fare to/from Northern Virginia, Washington

$7.70

One-Way SmarTrip Fare

$5.75

Local Destinations Within Prince William Area

$1.30

Local Bus Day Pass (SmarTrip ONLY)

$3.00 (see below)

Local Bus Weekly Pass (SmarTrip ONLY)

$12.00 (see below)

 

PROMOTIONAL FARES FOR

TYSONS EXPRESS OMNIRIDE ROUTE

One-Way Cash Fare

$3.60

One-Way SmarTrip Fare

$2.90

 

Reduced Fares (see below for eligibility)
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM and after 7:00 PM
MUST BE PAID WITH CASH or WMATA issued Senior (65+)/Disabled SmarTrip card

One Way Fare

$3.85

Local Bus Day Pass (SmarTrip ONLY)

$1.50 (see below)

Local Bus Weekly Pass (SmarTrip ONLY)

$6.00 (see below)

 

Free Fares

Children 5 & under
(2 per paying adult, children 8 and under cannot ride unattended)

 

Metro Direct Fares

 

Regular Fares

One Way Cash Fare to/from Metro Station

$3.60

SmarTrip Fare

$2.90

Local Destinations Within Prince William Area

$1.30

Local Bus Day Pass (SmarTrip ONLY)

$3.00 (see below)

Local Bus Weekly Pass (SmarTrip ONLY)

$12.00 (see below)

 

Reduced Fares (see below for eligibility)
9:30 AM to 3:00 PM and after 7:00 PM
MUST BE PAID WITH CASH or WMATA issued Senior (65+)/Disabled SmarTrip card

One-Way Fare

$1.80

Local Bus Day Pass (SmarTrip ONLY)

$1.50 (see below)

Local Bus Weekly Pass (SmarTrip ONLY)

$6.00 (see below)

 

Free Fares

Children 5 & under (2 per paying adult, children 8 and under cannot ride unattended)

Local Bus Day Pass must be purchased on PRTC buses using a SmarTrip card. Day Passes are good for local travel within Prince William, Manassas, and Manassas Park all day on the date issued. For more information, visit the Electronic Passes page.

Local Bus Weekly Pass must be purchased on PRTC buses using a SmarTrip card.  A pass is good for seven consecutive days from the date it is first used and expires at midnight of the seventh day.  For more information, visit the Electronic Passes page.

Reduced Fare Eligibility is applicable to adults 60 years and older, persons with a disability or persons presenting a valid Medicare card. Senior citizen verification may be required. Riders eligible for reduced fares on PRTC buses MUST PAY WITH CASH or WMATA issued Senior (65+)/Disabled SmarTrip Card. Passengers meeting reduced fare eligibility may apply for a Reduced Fare Eligibility Card by contacting PRTC Customer Service or by downloading the form in English or Spanish. The completed form and any required supporting documentation should be mailed to PRTC at the address on the form, faxed to (703) 583-1702 or converted to an electronic file and emailed to Omni@OmniRide.com.

Transit Benefits

SmartBenefits® is a tax-free, employer-sponsored transit benefit.  It is electronically paid monthly and can be downloaded to SmarTrip cards. Learn more about SmartBenefits at www.MetroOpensDoors.com.

SmarTrip® Sales Locations

All personal check transactions are subject to PRTC's Check Acceptance Policy. Credit card purchases may be made at the PRTC Transit Center, the Commuter Stores and at participating retail stores.

LOCAL AREA

PRTC Transit Center
OPEN 6am - 8pm, Monday - Friday
Transactions processed 7am - 7pm
14700 Potomac Mills Road
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 730-6664 OR
(888) 730-6664

Senior (65+) SmarTrip cards also on               sale at this location.

Manassas Area Giant Grocery Stores

Westgate Plaza

8025 Sudley Road

Manassas Junction

8819 Centreville Road

 

CVS Stores

9200 Centreville Road

Manassas VA

8041 Sudley Road

Manassas, VA

12890 Touchstone Circle

Woodbridge, VA

Todos Markets

13905 Jefferson Davis Highway

Woodbridge, VA

17782 Dumfries shopping Plaza

Dumfries, VA

   
     

NORTHERN VIRGINIA & WASHINGTON DC

     

The Commuter Stores

Rosslyn Center, Mall Level 2
1700 N. Moore Street, Suite 225
Arlington, Virginia
(703) 525-1995

Other Outlets

SmarTrip cards may also be purchased

at Giant and CVS stores throughout the

Washington Metropolitain area. 

Visit SmarTrip.com for a complete

listing of sales locations.

 
Crystal City Underground Mall
1615-B Crystal Square Arcade
Arlington, Virginia
(703) 413-4287
Vending machines in Metro stations with large parking facilities, including Franconia – Springfield, West Falls Church and Vienna Metro Stations.  
Ballston Common Mall
Mall Level 2, Glebe Road Wing
4328 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1244
Arlington, Virginia
(703) 528-3541
Online at SmarTrip.com or CommuterPage.com  

 

Transfer Options

Transfers ARE ONLY AVAILABLE FOR FARES PAID WITH SMARTRIP. They are good for 3 hours on the day issued.

Using a SmarTrip card – The electronic farebox will calculate and automatically deduct the correct fare from your SmarTrip card.

 

When paying in cash No transfers. Must pay separate fares on each bus.

Between PRTC Buses and VRE Trains

  • VRE monthly pass holders -- boarding a PRTC bus at a VRE Station or the bus stop nearest a VRE Station ride FREE.  When riding a PRTC bus to get to a VRE station, the applicable bus fare is required.   
  • ALL other VRE pass holders – are required to pay applicable bus fare when traveling to and from VRE stations.

 

Transferring To Other Bus Systems

Transferring between OmniRide or Metro Direct buses and other regional bus systems is easy with a SmarTrip card.  The electronic farebox will calculate and automatically deduct the correct fare from your SmarTrip card.  Transfers must be made within 3 hours of boarding to receive credit.  No transfer credit is given when transferring between OmniRide or Metro Direct buses and Metrorail.

Passengers paying cash and transferring to or from other regional bus systems WILL NOT receive a transfer discount and must pay the applicable fare for each portion of their trip. In order to receive a transfer discount on those services, riders must pay with SmarTrip cards. 

For more information, call OmniRide Customer Service (703) 730-6664.

 


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