Calculator

Have gas and parking prices got you down? See how much you could save riding Metro instead of driving. Please note that the Metrorail fares shown are SmarTrip® prices effective July 1, 2012, for peak-fare periods (weekdays 7:30-9 am and 4:30-6 pm). You can save even more on Metro with reduced fares during off-peak travel, and with the tax-free or pre-tax federal transit benefit. See the TripPlanner for full door-to-door Metro itineraries and fares.

1. Calculate your cost to drive:

Enter commute days per month: 

Enter parking costs per day: 

Miles driven each way

Average vehicle costs per mile:
(GSA rate for gas, insurance, depreciation and maintenance)

Monthly cost to drive:

 

2. Calculate your cost riding Metro:

Metrorail fare (one way)

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Park at departure station

Yes No

 

Miles driven each way to Metro

Average vehicle costs per mile:
(GSA rate for gas, insurance, depreciation and maintenance)

Metrobus fare (one way paying with SmarTrip, cash price 20¢ more)
None Regular Express

  0.00

Fare type
Regular Senior/disabled/Medicare cardholder

Monthly cost to ride Metro:
Note: Total fare for combined bus/rail commutes assumes the use of a cost-saving transfer from rail to bus using SmarTrip. (Rail-to-bus transfers paid with cash cost 50¢ more.) See transfer details. Total fare also includes parking, if specified.

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