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MARC Train Fares

(Last Updated 1/2009)


Fare Charts


 Penn Fare Chart

 Brunswick/Camden Fare Chart


To calculate the cost of multi-ride tickets and reduced fares, find your one-way fare from the appropriate fare chart.  Then use the Fare Conversion Table to find the cost of the ticket you would like to purchase.


Tickets purchased for travel in February and thereafter that involves a destination to or from a West Virginia stops (Martinsburg, Duffields, and Harpers Ferry) will be assessed a surcharge as follows: An additional $2.00 for a one-way ticket ($1.00 Sr. /Dis.), $20.00 for a weekly ticket, and $80.00 for a monthly ticket ($40.00 Sr. /Dis.) The charges are in addition to the fares listed in the MARC fare or conversion charts.  Note: Surcharge fares are not discounted for passengers using the Student Advantage card for West Virginia travel.


 Fare Conversion Table


Discounted Fares


Seniors and People with Disabilities


Senior citizens (65 and older) must show one of the following:

·         Valid MTA Senior photo ID card

·         Valid government-issued photo ID showing date of birth, or

·         Valid Medicare card and any valid government-issued photo ID


Persons with disabilities must show one of the following:

·         Valid MTA Disability photo ID card,

·         Valid disability ID from another transit agency and any valid government issued photo ID, or

·         Valid Medicare card and any valid government-issued photo ID.


Medicare Cardholders must show a valid Medicare card and any valid government-issued photo ID.


Qualifying customers must keep one of the above in their possession at all times while boarding and riding MTA services and when purchasing reduced fares.  Additionally, one of the above must be presented on demand to MTA Police officers, fare inspectors, bus operators, Metro Subway station managers and other MTA officials.


College Students

Go to college on MARC Train for 15% less with the Student Advantage Card!  Click here for more information.
*Note: This discount does not apply on travel to/from West Virginia (Martinsburg, Duffield's, or Harpers Ferry).


Children under the age of six may ride free with any passenger paying the full fare (limit of two children per full fare passenger).  Additional children will be charged the appropriate full fare.


Groups between 10 and 25 passengers qualify for a group rate.  Groups must call the MARC Group Sales Desk at 410-454-7010 between the hours of 9:30 AM and 12:30 PM, Monday through Friday at least two weeks prior to the date of travel. Tickets must be paid for in advance with credit card only.  Group tickets are not issued at MARC or Amtrak ticket locations without confirmation through the MARC Group Sales Desk.  Group travel may be excluded from rush hour trains due to limited seating capacity.