TAP is a durable plastic card that can be used again and again for faster, safer boarding.

Buy a TAP card. Here's how:

In Person

In Person

Locate a Vendor

At Metro Rail Stations

At Metro Rail Stations

Use a TAP vending machine

FARE IS AVAILABLE INSTANTLY and available for use on all buses and rail

 

Online

Online

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By phone

By phone

Call 866.TAPTOGO (1.866.827.8646)

Time until fare is ready for use:

ON BUSES with fareboxes
24-48 hours
ON BUSES 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.