Regular MetroCard

No transfers from subway to subway or to the bus route on which you started.

No transfers between these bus routes:

  • Downtown Fifth Av and uptown Madison Av buses (M1, M2, M3, M4)
  • Downtown Lexington Av and uptown Third Av buses (M101, M102, M103)
  • Southbound and northbound Grand Concourse buses (Bx1 and Bx2)
  • M50
  • M31 and M57 (transfers are permitted from westbound M31 to westbound M57, and from eastbound M57 to eastbound M31)
  • M96 and M106
  • Bx40 and Bx42

Use of Regular MetroCard is subject to MTA New York City Transit tariff.

Unlimited Ride MetroCard

Cannot be used again at the same subway station or the same bus route for at least 18 minutes. Cannot be used by or transferred to another person until the completion of a trip for which entry was obtained.

The acceptance or solicitation of compensation for use of an Unlimited Ride MetroCard by other than authorized agents of MTA New York City Transit is prohibited.

Use of Unlimited Ride MetroCard is subject to MTA New York City Transit tariff.