This Public Transportation: Dallas Edition guide is your guide to the easiest and most cost-efficient way to get around the Dallas/Fort Worth area. DART (Dallas Area Rapid Transport) has a bus system, trolley, and a 4-line rail system, all with daily, monthly, and single ride pass options.
Single Ride: $2.50 Local
AM/PM Passes: $3 Local
Midday Pass: $2 Local
Day Pass: $6 Local, $12 Regional
Monthly Passes: $96 Local, $192 Regional
Red Line: Parker Road Station to Westmoreland Station
Blue Line: Downtown Rowlett Station to UNT Dallas Station
Green Line: North Carrollton/Frankford Station to Buckner Station
Orange Line: DFW Airport to Parker Road Station
There are so many great attractions in the Dallas and Fort Worth area. Public Transportation in Dallas is one of the best (and easiest) ways to tour the city on a budget. We’ve put together a list of popular destinations and attractions you may be interested in while staying in Dallas. Pro Tip: Check out the DART website, they have an amazing Trip Planning tool that allows you to enter your starting address and destination address. Click “Trip Plan” and you will get a set of instructions from walking to a station, to which line and transfers you need to get where you’re headed!
Dallas Zoo – Take the Red Line right to Dallas Zoo Station (Ewing Avenue & Clarendon Drive), or use connecting buses 19, 515, or 522
Fort Worth Zoo – Take connecting bus 7
Dallas Arts District – Take the Red, Blue, Green or Orange line to Pearl/Arts District Station (Bryan Street, east of Pearl Street), or use connecting buses 19, 21, 24, 36, 81/82, or use D-Link (Route 722), or ride the M-Line Trolley.
Dallas World Aquarium – Take the Red, Blue, Green or Orange line to West End Station.
Irvings Farmer’s Market – Take the Orange line to North Lake College Station, or connecting buses 401, 501, or 504.
Downtown Plano Shopping – Take the Red or Orange line to the Downtown Plan Station (15th Street and Avenue J), or use connecting bus East Plan FLEX Service (870).
Uptown Dallas Shopping – Take the Red, Blue, or Orange line to Cityplace/Uptown Station (Haskell Avenue and North Central Expressway), or use connecting buses 31, 36, 409, 521, or ride the M-Line Trolley.