Be Ready to Shell Out More for Connector Rides Starting Sunday

Starting next week, be prepared to spend a little more for a ride on the Fairfax Connector.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors has approved fare increases for the service that will go into effect Sunday. The fares are going up in connection with increases to Metro fares, which also go into effect Sunday.

Riders of the Fairfax Connector will need to know these numbers:

  • Regular base fare will increase from $1.75 to $2.
  • Senior and disabled base fare will increase from 85 cents to $1.
  • Bus-to-bus transfer fare will increase from $1.75 to $2 for those paying cash.
  • Metrorail-to-bus transfer fare will increase from $1.25 to $1.50 for those paying by SmarTrip card, and from $1.75 to $2 for those paying cash.
  • Senior and disabled Metrorail-to-bus transfer fare will increase from 35 cents to 50 cents for those paying by SmarTrip card, and to $1 for those paying cash.

Fares for express routes are going up as well.

For more information on fares, visit the Fairfax Connector website.

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