How to Ride
An Index of DART Services
How to Ride
With 65 rail stations and 13 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.
With over 130 routes, our buses take you from here to there - and everywhere in between. Chances are, there's a bus stop close to your home or business that connects with DART Rail or other bus routes, and now one Local fare allows you to travel to all the cities in our service area. Our bus systems also provides innovative new options, such as Flex Service in many of our suburbs, Rapid Ride, a limited stop service growing in popularity nation-wide, and, most recently, the new, free D-Link, connecting the top tourist attractions in and near downtown Dallas.
The system consists of four lines. The Red Line links Westmoreland in West Oak Cliff north to Parker Road in Plano, the Blue Line from Ledbetter in southern Oak Cliff to Downtown Rowlett. The Green Line connects Pleasant Grove in southeastern Dallas to the far northwest suburb of Carrollton, and the Orange Line supplements the busiest portions of the Red and Green lines and extends light rail service to DFW Airport's Terminal A. All rail lines serve downtown Dallas.
This commuter train connects the downtown areas of Dallas and Fort Worth, with stops in the Mid-Cities and connections to DFW International Airport. Trains operate Monday through Saturday. Under DART's fare structure, a Local fare will be charged for a trip between Dallas Union Station and CentrePort/DFW Airport Station, and a Regional fare for trips extending beyond CentrePort and access to all the attractions served by the T in Fort Worth (see Fares & Passes for more information).
Our demand-responsive curb-to-curb van service, available in nine 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. You'll find it in East Rowlett, Farmers Branch, Glenn Heights, Lake Highlands, Lakewood, North Central Plano, North Dallas, Richardson and the Park Cities.
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.
150 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.
Passenger 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.
This nostalgic streetcar links the downtown Dallas Arts District with the trendy shops, galleries and bistros of Uptown, including West Village, where you can transfer to or from DART Rail at Cityplace/Uptown Station. An additional connection to DART Rail is expected to be completed in 2014 with the completion of an M-Line extension along Olive Street through Klyde Warren Park to near Pearl/Arts District Station.