Get Your Ticket Here! Buying TriMet Tickets & Passes

Need to buy tickets for a transit trip? Transit tickets for buses, MAX, WES, or Portland Streetcar can be conveniently purchased in many ways. You can purchase them on your phone or your school may even offer discounted TriMet passes for full-time students!

Tips for buying your TriMet tickets and passes:

  • TriMet Ticket app - Purchase and use tickets and passes instantly on your phone—anywhere, anytime. Just download the free app, register your debit/credit card on TriMet’s secure system and you're ready to go. More information can be found at
  • On board the bus - You can pay any single cash fare or buy a 1-Day Pass on the bus. Drivers and machines do not give change. More information can be found at
  • Ticket vending machines at MAX and WES stations - Tickets and passes are available from the self-service ticket machines located at MAX and WES stations. More information can be found at
  • Neighborhood ticket outlets - You can buy TriMet fares at most Fred Meyer, Safeway and Albertsons stores in the Portland area. More locations and information can be found at
  • The TriMet ticket office at Pioneer Courthouse Square - Buy tickets and passes in person at the TriMet office downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square. More information can be found at
  • Online at the TriMet store - Save time and order tickets and passes online using a credit card. Visit the TriMet Store at
  • TriMet's 1-Year Photo Pass - Order a 1-Year Photo Pass by mail, or at the TriMet Ticket Office at Pioneer Courthouse Square. More information can be found at
  • At school - Many Portland area schools provide TriMet passes for students at a discounted rate. Please check with your school’s Bursars office to see if they offer discounted passes
  • Your inbox - Get e-mail notices on when next month’s passes go on sale by signing up at

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