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Where to Buy Tickets and Passes

You can buy TriMet fares at the locations listed below. Please note: Not all tickets and passes are available at every location.

On your iPhone or Android phone

Our TriMet Tickets app lets you purchase and use tickets and passes instantly on your smartphone—anywhere, anytime. You can buy 2-Hour Tickets, 1-Day Passes, 7-Day Passes, 14-Day Passes or 30-Day Passes. Use tickets and passes immediately or store them on your phone for future use. $5 minimum purchase required.

Online in the TriMet Store

Plan ahead and order tickets and passes online for delivery by mail. (There's a $2.50 handling/processing fee for each order.) You can buy unvalidated 2-Hour Tickets in books of 10, unvalidated 1-Day Passes in books of 5, and calendar-month passes (1-Month Passes).

The TriMet Ticket Office at Pioneer Courthouse Square

Buy tickets or passes in person at our office downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square. The Ticket Office sells unvalidated 2-Hour Tickets individually and in books of 10, unvalidated 1-Day Passes individually and in books of 5, and pre-validated 7-Day Passes, 14-Day Passes, 30-Day Passes, calendar-month passes (1-Month Passes) and 1-Year Passes.

Neighborhood ticket outlets

You can buy fares at neighborhood ticket outlets in the Portland area, including most Albertsons, Fred Meyer and Safeway stores. Outlets sell unvalidated 2-Hour Tickets in books of 10, unvalidated 1-Day Passes in books of 5, and calendar-month passes (1-Month Passes). Find nearby ticket outlets on an interactive map

Ticket vending machines at MAX, WES and Streetcar stations

Tickets and passes are available from the self-service ticket machines located at MAX, WES and Streetcar stations. MAX and WES machines sell 2-Hour Tickets, 1-Day Passes, 7-Day Passes, 14-Day Passes and 30-Day Passes, pre-validated for immediate use. Streetcar machines sell TriMet 2-Hour Tickets and Adult 1-Day Passes, as well as Streetcar-only 2-Hour Tickets.

On the bus

You can buy a 2-Hour Ticket or 1-Day Pass on the bus. Just insert coins or bills (exact change only) into the farebox when you board. Note: Operators cannot give change.

At work or at school

Many Portland-area businesses and schools provide a subsidy for TriMet passes for their employees/students. High school students in the Portland Public School District can ride TriMet for free during the school year by showing their student ID.