How to TAP
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Reload my TAP card
TAP is a durable plastic card that can be used again and again for faster, safer boarding.
Buy a TAP card. Here's how:
Locate a Vendor
At Metro Rail Stations
Use a TAP vending machine
Link to Metro
FARE IS AVAILABLE INSTANTLY
and available for use on all buses and rail
Login or register for a new account
Call 866.TAPTOGO (1.866.827.8646)
Time until fare is ready for use:
with mobile validators
up to 45 minutes
AT RAIL STATIONS
with validators or turnstiles
up to 1 hour
Sign up for autoload and never miss your ride.
Login to your TAP account and have funds automatically transferred from your bank or credit account to your TAP card.
Get the most out of TAP.
Register your TAP card.
TAP transit partner updates.
Check out the latest news.
With Employer TAP Programs, it’s a win-win for you and your boss.
Find out more with a click.
To make sure your TAP vendor sells the type of pass you want, call ahead of time.
Look up the vendor location closest to you.
Load some Stored Value and your TAP card will automatically know what fare to deduct on any TAP-participating transit system.
TAP is now accepted on 24 transit systems.
Learn where TAP can take you!
Check your preferred local transit system to see if you qualify for reduced fares for:
Persons with Disabilities
Reload your TAP card automatically!
Take advantage of TAP’s autoload feature.
Call 866.TAPTOGO (866.827.8646) to get started.
Ride EZ! If you ride more than one TAP-participating system, save money with an EZ transit pass.
Employer TAP Programs
TAP vendor locations
Metro Destination Discounts