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Fares and Transfers

OmniRide Express and OmniRide Metro Express Commuter Bus Fares

SmarTrip cards are accepted on all PRTC buses. Visit the SmarTrip pagefor more information.

Exact cash fare, bus token or SmarTrip card is required.
Bus operators cannot make change.

OmniRide Express Fares

Regular Fares

One-Way Cash Fare to/from Northern Virginia, Washington
$9.20
One-Way SmarTrip Fare
$6.90
Local Destinations Within Prince William Area
$1.55
Local Bus Day Pass (SmarTrip only)
$3.60 (see below)
Local Bus Weekly Pass (SmarTrip only)
$14.35 (see below)

Reduced Fares

9:30 AM to 3:00 PM and after 7:00 PM

Must be paid with cash or WMATA-issued (65+) Senior SmarTrip card or a Metro Disability ID/SmarTrip card

One-Way Fare
$4.60
Local Bus Day Pass (SmarTrip only)
$1.80 (see below)
Local Bus Weekly Pass (SmarTrip only)
$7.15 (see below)

Free Fares

Children 5 & under (2 per paying adult, children 8 and under cannot ride unattended)
Free

OmniRide Metro Express Fares

Regular Fares

One Way Cash Fare to/from Metro Station
$4.25
SmarTrip Fare
$3.45
Local Destinations Within Prince William Area
$1.55
Local Bus Day Pass (SmarTrip only)
$3.60 (see below)
Local Bus Weekly Pass (SmarTrip only)
$14.35 (see below)

Reduced Fares

9:30 AM to 3:00 PM and after 7:00 PM

Must be paid with cash or WMATA-issued (65+) Senior SmarTrip card or a Metro Disability ID/SmarTrip card

One-Way Fare
$2.10
Local Bus Day Pass (SmarTrip only)
$1.80 (see below)
Local Bus Weekly Pass (SmarTrip only)
$7.15 (see below)

Free Fares

Children 5 & under (2 per paying adult, children 8 and under cannot ride unattended)
Free

Local Bus Day Pass must be purchased on PRTC buses using a SmarTrip card. Day Passes are good for local travel within Prince William, Manassas, and Manassas Park all day on the date issued. See the SmarTrip page to learn how to buy a Pass.

Local Bus Weekly Pass must be purchased on PRTC buses using a SmarTrip card.  A pass is good for seven consecutive days from the date it is first used and expires at midnight of the seventh day. See the SmarTrip page to learn how to buy a Pass.

Reduced Fare Eligibility on PRTC buses is applicable to adults 60 years and older, persons with a disability or persons presenting a valid Medicare card. Senior citizen verification may be required. Riders eligible for reduced fares on PRTC buses MUST PAY WITH CASH or a WMATA-issued (65+) Senior SmarTrip card or a Metro Disability ID/SmarTrip card. To be eligible for a WMATA-issued Senior SmarTrip card, passengers must be 65 or older. Passengers meeting PRTC's reduced fare eligibility may apply for a Reduced Fare Eligibility Card by contacting PRTC Customer Service or by downloading the form in English or Spanish. The completed form and any required supporting documentation should be mailed to PRTC at the address on the form, faxed to (703) 583-1702 or converted to an electronic file and emailed to Omni@OmniRide.com.

Transit Benefits

SmartBenefits® is a tax-free, employer-sponsored transit benefit.  It is electronically paid monthly and can be downloaded to SmarTrip cards. Learn more about SmartBenefits at www.WMATA.com.

SmarTrip® Sales Locations

All personal check transactions are subject to PRTC's Check Acceptance Policy. Credit card purchases may be made at the OmniRide Transit Center, the Commuter Stores and at participating retail stores.

Local Area

OmniRide Transit Center
OPEN 6am - 8pm, Monday - Friday
Transactions processed 7am - 7pm
14700 Potomac Mills Road
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(703) 730-6664 or
(888) 730-6664 or
Virginia Relay Center - TDD, call 711
Senior SmarTrip cards also on sale at PRTC
Todos Markets
13905 Jefferson Davis Highway
Woodbridge, VA
17897 Dumfries shopping Plaza
Dumfries, VA
 

Northern Virginia and Washington, DC

The Commuter Stores
Rosslyn Metro Station
1810 N. Moore Street
Arlington, Virginia
(703) 525-1995
Crystal City Shops
251 18th Street South, Suite 1638-B
Arlington, Virginia
(703) 413-4287
Ballston Metro Station
4230 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, Virginia
(703) 528-3541
Vending machines in Metro stations
Online at SmarTrip.com
Other Outlets
Visit SmarTrip.com for a complete listing of sales locations.
 

OmniRide Express and Metro Express Transfer Options

Transfers are only available for fares paid with SmarTrip. They are good for 3 hours on the day issued.

Using a SmarTrip card – The electronic farebox will calculate and automatically deduct the correct fare from your SmarTrip card.

 

When paying in cash – No transfers. Must pay separate fares on each bus.

Between PRTC Buses and VRE Trains

  • VRE monthly pass holders -- boarding a PRTC bus at a VRE Station or the bus stop nearest a VRE Station ride FREE.  When riding a PRTC bus to get to a VRE station, the applicable bus fare is required.   
  • ALL other VRE pass holders – are required to pay applicable bus fare when traveling to and from VRE stations.

 

Transferring To Other Regional Bus Systems

Transferring between OmniRide or OmniRide Metro Express buses and other regional bus systems is easy with a SmarTrip card.  The electronic farebox will calculate and automatically deduct the correct fare from your SmarTrip card.  Transfers must be made within 3 hours of boarding to receive credit.  No transfer credit is given when transferring between OmniRide or OmniRide Metro Express buses and Metrorail.

Passengers paying cash and transferring to or from other regional bus systems will not receive a transfer discount and must pay the applicable fare for each portion of their trip. In order to receive a transfer discount on those services, riders must pay with SmarTrip cards. 

For more information, call OmniRide Customer Service (703) 730-6664 or via Virginia Relay Center - TDD, call 711, Monday - Friday, 5:30AM to 8:30PM.