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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.

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).

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.

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.

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.