METRO is the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, serving the Greater Houston, Texas region with safe, clean, reliable, accessible and friendly public transportation services.
The official METRO Q Ticketing app allows you to purchase:
• Single ride tickets for local bus and rail
• METRO day pass for local bus and rail
• Park & Ride tickets (full fare only)
You can make purchases with a credit card, PayPal or Apple Pay. Tickets are then available for immediate activation and use.
Q: Do I need to be connected to the internet?
A: Ticket purchases require a cellular network or wireless connection. However, you can activate and use tickets offline.
Q: How quickly are ticket purchases processed?
A: Once the payment is authorised, your purchase is processed immediately and your ticket is then available for immediate activation.
Q: Can I purchase multiple fares at the same time?
A: You can purchase and activate multiple tickets for multiple passengers. Up to 30 tickets may be purchased at one time. You can purchase up to $50 in tickets per day.
Q: How long are tickets valid?
A: Individual bus or rail tickets can be saved and used for up to 2 years from the original purchase date.
Q: How can I plan a trip?
A: The METRO Q Ticketing app contains a link to our METRO TRIP app which provides routes, schedules and real-time arrival information so you can quickly and easily plan your trip.
Q: What if my battery dies?
A: You must be able to show an activated ticket to either a bus operator (prior to boarding a bus) or a fare inspector (prior to boarding METRORail).
Additional questions and answers are accessible from the app.
• Apple iPhones running iOS 10 and above
For assistance, please contact METRO Customer Service at 713-635-4000 or visit the website at RideMETRO.org
- Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County, Texas
- 99.5 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
English, Dutch, Filipino, Polish, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Vietnamese
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Texas
Get all of your passes, tickets, cards, and more in one place.
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.