SmarTrip on iPhone & Apple Watch

It's go time. Tap and go time. SmarTrip on iPhone and Apple Watch: The new way to pay on Metro.
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SmarTrip® in your Apple Wallet gives customers new and unparalleled convenience to use their iPhone or Apple Watch anywhere SmarTrip is accepted - for the train, on a bus or at a Metro-owned parking lot.

When paired with the new SmarTrip® app, customers have access to a fare machine right from your phone! This new SmarTrip® experience will allow customers to create a touch-free experience while getting access to funds and passes - now funds can be added quickly to any SmarTrip® Card, purchase money saving passes, set up Auto Reload, and check Smart Benefits.

SmarTrip in Apple Wallet is available for regular, full fare and Senior travelers.

How to add new SmarTrip cards to your Apple Wallet

  1. Open the Wallet app on your iPhone and tap the "+"
  2. Choose SmarTrip under Transit Cards
  3. Enter an amount to add to your SmarTrip
  4. Confirm your purchase
  5. Your SmarTrip is now in Apple Wallet, ready for use
 

How to move existing SmarTrip® cards to your Apple Wallet

  1. Open the Wallet app on your iPhone and tap the "+"
  2. Choose SmarTrip under Transit Cards
  3. Tap Transfer Existing Card
  4. Provide your card and account information
  5. Place the card against the back of your iPhone
  6. Your SmarTrip is now in Apple Wallet, ready for use
 

SmarTrip® App - a fare machine in your pocket!

  • Add funds quickly to any SmarTrip card
  • Buy money-saving passes
  • Check balances
  • Set up Auto Reload
  • Check SmartBenefits® from your employer
 

SmarTrip in Apple Wallet is available at all 91 Metrorail stations in DC, Maryland and Virginia, all Metro parking garages and lots, all Metrobus routes, and all regional bus providers, including ART, DASH, Fairfax Connector, Cue, RideON, THE Bus, Circulator, Loudoun County Transit, and Potomac and Rappahannock Transit/PRTC.


SmarTrip in Apple Wallet is available for most SmarTrip and Senior SmarTrip cards (some older cards may not be transferrable), and available on iPhone 8 and newer with iOS version 13.6 or above, as well as Apple watch series 3 and newer.


SmarTrip card can only be on a single device at one time. You may have a SmarTrip card on your iPhone and Apple Watch as long as they are two separate cards.


Once you transfer your physical card to Apple Wallet, the physical card will be disabled and will no longer work.



Download the SmarTrip App

Download on the Apple App Store