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How to Ride

An Index of DART Services

DART Buses and DART Rail


How to Ride
DART Buses
and Trains


With 67 rail stations and 14 bus transfer facilities, your DART pass is like a key to the city — putting you within steps of the places you go every day.

DART buses and trains operate daily from approximately 5 a.m. to midnight. DART Rail offers service every 7½-15 minutes during rush hours, and 20 minutes during the midday and weekends, and 30 minutes late at night. Bus schedules vary by neighborhood. In addition, service times and schedules vary on holidays. Use the online DART Trip Planner, Google Transit or contact DART Customer Service at 214-979-1111 for complete information.

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DART Bus imageDART BUS SYSTEM

With 130+ routes, our buses take you anywhere in our service area for a Local fare. We also provide innovative options, such as Flex Service in many of our suburbs, a limited stop Rapid Ride, and the free D-Link, connecting top tourist attractions in and near downtown Dallas.

DART Rail imageDART RAIL

The 93-mile light rail system consists of four lines:

  • Red - Parker Road to Westmoreland (north-southwest)
  • Blue - Downtown Rowlett to UNT Dallas (northeast-south)
  • Green - North Carrollton to Buckner (northwest-southeast)
  • Orange - DFW Airport to Parker Road or LBJ/Central (northwest-north)
All lines serve downtown Dallas.


TRETRINITY RAILWAY EXPRESS (TRE)

This commuter train connects the downtowns of Dallas and Fort Worth, with stops in the Mid-Cities and connections to DFW International Airport Monday through Saturday. You'll pay Local fare for a trip between Union Station and CentrePort/DFW Airport Station, and a Regional fare into Tarrant County. New revised schedules, featuring more frequent trains and enhanced evening and Saturday service, take effect October 24, 2016.


DART ON-CALL

DART On-Call Our demand-responsive curb-to- curb van service, available in eight suburban neighborhoods, whisks you between your home and nearby DART rail stations, transit centers, shopping and other popular destinations, all for the price of a local fare


DART FLEX SERVICE

FLEX Service This unique mode combines the advantages of a fixed route with the convenience of curbside pickup and delivery. Six routes serve the Telecom Corridor area of Plano and northern Richardson, South Irving, South and East Plano, Rowlett and southeast Dallas. A Local fare will be charged for all Flex trips, whether on or away from the regular route. Flex requests are limited to the designated zone and accepted according to the operator's ability to accommodate the trip within the schedule.


DART PARATRANSIT SERVICES

DART Paratransit150 modern, accessible vehicles provide curb-to-curb transportation to people with disabilities who are unable to use regular fixed-route buses or trains. Eligible riders may schedule trips anywhere within the DART Service Area including DFW International and Love Field airports.


DART VANPOOLS

VanpoolPassenger vans — complete with maintenance, insurance and emergency taxi rides home — are available to groups of six to 15 commuters with common origins and destinations. DART Vanpools are often fully or partially subsidized by employers.


DALLAS STREETCAR

Dallas Streetcar The city's modern streetcar system extends 2.45 miles from Dallas Union Station to the popular Bishop Arts District. Hours of operation for this free service are 5:30 a.m. to midnight, every 20 minutes, seven days a week.

M-LINE TROLLEY

M-Line This vintage trolley links the downtown Dallas Arts District with the trendy shops, galleries and bistros of Uptown, including West Village, with connections to DART Rail at Cityplace/Uptown Station. Newly completed is a southern extension along St. Paul and Olive streets to near St. Paul and Pearl/Arts District stations and Klyde Warren Park.

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