How to Ride
An Index of DART Services
How to Ride
With 64 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, Google Transit or contact DART Customer Service at 214-979-1111 for complete information.
Your Guide to Ride
DART's Travel 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.
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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.
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 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.
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.
This unique mode combines the advantages of a fixed route with the convenience of curbside pickup and delivery. Five routes serve the Telecom Corridor area of Plano and northern Richardson, South Irving, South and East Plano and Rowlett. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Taxi Subsidy Programs include Collin County Rides and DART Rides, a transportation program for residents of Plano, Carrollton and Rowlett. More information at DART.org/Rides