How to Ride
An Index of DART Services
How to Ride
With 65 DART Rail stations, 10 TRE 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 or contact DART Customer Service at 214-979-1111 for complete information.
Your Guide to Ride
DART's Mobility Ambassador Program provides FREE Travel Orientation to anyone who needs a little extra help using public transit (DART's bus and rail service). Click here to learn more.
My Ride North Texas provides a one-stop transportation resource, where anyone can find a ride in the 16 county North Central Texas region, and transportation providers can support their communities. This website was created to meet the transportation needs our military veteran's face every day, and has been extended to serve the needs of everyone in the North Texas region.
Click here to learn more.
DART has redesigned its entire bus network with an emphasis on increased frequency, reduced travel time, improved service and better access. Bus routes are straighter and more direct, with many operating every 20 minutes or better midday and all local service offered 19 hours a day, seven days a week. With the new systems 74% of residents are now within ½ mile of DART service, providing improved access to jobs and destination points. For more details, visit DARTzoom.org.
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)
This commuter rail line connects the downtowns of Dallas and Fort Worth, with sto ps in the Mid-Cities and connections to DFW International Airport Monday through Saturday. You'll pay Local fare for a trip between EBJ Union Station and CentrePort/DFW Airport Station, and a Regional fare into Tarrant County.
GoLink is DART's on-demand service. Using a variety of vehicles and service providers, GoLink delivers on-demand DART service within a designated zone. With GoLink, you can book an on-demand trip and head to work, run an errand or connect to DART buses and trains. Book a trip through the GoPass app or by calling 214-515-7272. GoLink trips are covered by a valid contactless DART fare.
The city of Dallas' modern streetcar system travels a 2.45-mile route with six stops between EBJ Union Station in downtown Dallas and the historic Bishop Arts District. The Dallas Streetcar runs every 20 minutes, seven days a week, from 5:30 a.m. to midnight. There is a $1 one-way fare to ride the Dallas Streetcar if you do not have a valid pre-purchased DART pass. To pay your fare, tap your GoPass Tap card, contactless credit/debit card, or payment-enabled mobile device at the onboard reader, or purchase a Dallas Streetcar fare on the GoPass app. There is no cash fare option onboard.
This vintage trolley is free to ride and links the downtown Dallas Arts District with the trendy shops, galleries and bistros of Uptown, including West Village, with connections to DART trains at Cityplace/Uptown Station. The line extends south along St. Paul and Olive streets to near St. Paul and Pearl/Arts District stations, as well as Klyde Warren Park.
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.
Rider Assistance Programs include Collin County Rides and DART Rides, a transportation program for residents of qualified cities or ZIP codes. More information at DART.org/Rides