- 1 How do you buy bus tickets in Austin?
- 2 How do you pay for the bus in Austin?
- 3 How do you use CapMetro?
- 4 Can I use my debit card on the bus?
- 5 Is the bus free in Austin?
- 6 Do UT students get free bus rides?
- 7 Is it easy to get around Austin without a car?
- 8 Is Austin Metro free for students?
- 9 How do you pay for Capmetro?
- 10 What time does the bus stop running in Austin Texas?
- 11 Is Cap Metro free?
- 12 How do I put money on my TAP card?
- 13 Where can I buy a Houston metro card?
How do you buy bus tickets in Austin?
To buy passes in person, stop by our Transit Store, located in downtown Austin at: 209 W. 9th Street, Austin, TX 78701. We’re open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and our phone number is 512-389-7454.
How do you pay for the bus in Austin?
Once inside the bus, you’ll need to pay your fare. City of Austin employees are eligible for a free Metro pass, so please contact your Department’s HR rep for details. Passes can also be purchased through the CapMetro app. If paying with cash, just insert your bills and drop coins in the fare box.
How do you use CapMetro?
Just purchase the tickets and select them for activation at the “Use Tickets” screen. The CapMetro App will activate all of your tickets at the same time and display the expiration date of the ticket with the least time on the screen.
Can I use my debit card on the bus?
Look for the contactless symbol on your credit or debit card to see if your card is contactless enabled. Then, board a bus with the contactless symbol and instead of paying with cash, simply tap your card or contactless-enabled device onto the reader and wait for the beep.
Is the bus free in Austin?
Cap Metro Fares Returning; Buses Will Remain Free for Unemployed. AUSTIN, Texas – Cap Metro will start reinstating bus fares at the end of the month after suspending them because of coronavirus restrictions.
Do UT students get free bus rides?
UT students, faculty and staff ride all Capital Metro services for free when they swipe their valid IDs. The shuttle system is open to the general public, but non-students pay a Local fare.
Is it easy to get around Austin without a car?
You will have no trouble getting around downtown Austin and UT without a car. Public transit is clean and efficient. There are numerous bike rental places as well as kiosks where bikes can be rented for a short time.
Is Austin Metro free for students?
Central Texas K-12 students, with valid ID, and MetroAccess customers under 18, are able to use all Capital Metro service free of charge. Students without a valid ID, can visit Capital Metro’s transit store to obtain identification.
How do you pay for Capmetro?
Here’s how it works: Tap the card on the farebox, then either pay your fare with cash, insert a Stored Value Card or swipe your pass.
What time does the bus stop running in Austin Texas?
MetroBus operates throughout the city. Service ends between 10 p.m. and midnight, depending on the route.
Is Cap Metro free?
MetroRail Train Service Parking and Transportation Services and Capital Metro want you to know that all students, faculty and staff will be able to ride the MetroRail free upon presenting a valid University identification card.
How do I put money on my TAP card?
Reload your TAP card:
- Call TAP Customer Service at 866. TAPTOGO.
- Visit over 450 TAP vendor locations.
- Visit a Metro Customer Center.
- Use a TAP vending machine (TVM) located at all Metro rail stations, Metro Silver Line and Metro Orange Line stations and at the El Monte Station.
Where can I buy a Houston metro card?
A: METRO Day Passes can be purchased at the METRO RideStore located at 1900 Main St., participating retailers, and the METRO website. Find a list of retailers or call 713-635-4000.