MBTA Passes & Parking Permits

Spring Semester 2024

Boston College is pleased to offer its students the opportunity to purchase MBTA passes for the semester at an 11% discount. This program is ideal for members of the Boston College community who need to commute to and from campus often.Passes must be purchased for the entire semester in advance.

You may purchase discounted MBTA passes for the spring 2024 semester beginning September 13. The deadline to purchase passes isJanuary 10, 2024.These passes offer unlimited rides from February 1, 2024 to May 31, 2024. Listed below are the various passes available and their costs.Please consider your purchase carefully with the understanding that your purchase is final and that there can be no cancellations or refunds.

Full semester/LinkPass holderswill be notified when their pass is ready for pick up in the Office of Student Service. For lost, malfunctioning, or stolen passes, contact theOffice of Student Servicesby phone at (617) 552-3300 or (800) 294-0294or by email at studentservices@bc.edu.

Individual monthly passes (Zone Passes) must be picked up each month during thesemester.Zone Pass Holders(only good one month at a time) will be notified, via email,when their pass is readyto pick up in the Office of Student Services.Zone Passes, unlike LinkPasses, are not replaceable if lost or damaged.

Boston College will accept payment by credit card only. Purchase passes here:.

Please make your decision and purchase carefully. Double check the routes you anticipate needing to travel to ensure that the pass you purchase allows for your intended route.There is absolutely no cancellation, refund, or changing pass types after a purchase is made. The MBTA does not allow changes.

Employees are eligible to purchase MBTA passes through. To purchase MBTA passes, visit theCommuter Benefit Signupweb page.Employee passes are not distributed by the Office of Student Services. Please contact the Office of Transportation at 617-552-0151 ortransportation@bc.edufor more information.

If you have any questions concerning the routes, contact the MBTA directly at (617) 222-3200 or visitFor information on the commuter rail stations included in each zone, please visit the MBTA's website at

All passes expire at the end of each semester. Do not add more funds to these passes; attempting to add more funds will result in their forfeiture.

Local Bus—$48.00 per month

  • All MBTA Bus Routes
  • Silver Line from Dudley to Downtown Crossing/South Station

LinkPass (Rapid Transit)—$80.00 per month

  • All Subway Lines: Blue, Orange, Green, Red, and Silver Line
  • All Local Bus Routes

Inner Express Bus—$121.00 per month

  • Routes: #170, 325, 326, 351, 424, 426, 428, 434, 448, 449, 450, 459, 501, 502, 503, 504, 553, 554, 555, 556, and 558
  • All Subway Lines: Blue, Orange, Green, Red, and Silver Line
  • All Local Bus Routes

Outer Express Bus—$149.00 per month

  • Routes: 352, 354, 355, and 505
  • All Subway Lines: Blue, Orange, Green, Red, and Silver Line
  • All Local Bus Routes

Zone 1A—$80.00 per month

  • Commuter Rail Zone 1A*
  • All Subway Lines: Blue, Orange, Green, Red, and Silver Lines
  • All Local Bus Routes
  • Inner Harbor Ferries

Zone 1—$190.00 per month

  • Commuter Rail Zone 1*
  • All LinkPass & Inner/Outer Express Bus Service, Inner Harbor Ferries

Zone 2—$206.00 per month

  • All "Zone 1" services plus:
  • Commuter Rail Zone 2*

Zone 3—$232.00 per month

  • All "Zone 1 and 2" services plus:
  • Commuter Rail Zone 3*

Zone 4—$250.00 per month

  • All "Zone 1 through 3" services plus:
  • Commuter Rail Zone 4*

Zone 5—$276.00 per month

  • All "Zone 1 through 4" services plus:
  • Commuter Rail Zone 5*

Zone 6—$302.00 per month

  • All "Zone 1 through 5" services plus:
  • Commuter Rail Zone 6*

Zone 7—$320.00 per month

  • All "Zone 1-6" services plus:
  • Commuter Rail Zone 7*

Zone 8—$345.00 per month

  • All "Zone 1 through 7" services plus:
  • Commuter Rail Zone 8*

Zone 9—$361.00 per month

  • All "Zone 1 through 8" services plus:
  • Commuter Rail Zone 9*

Zone 10—$379.00 per month

  • All "Zone 1 through 9" services plus:
  • Commuter Rail Zone 10*

Boat Pass—$292.00 per month

  • All "Zone 1 through 5" services plus:
  • Commuter Boats:
    Hingham Ship Yard, Inner Harbor Ferries, Pemberton Point (Hull), Quincy Fore River Shipyard
  • The Boat pass is accepted for Zone 1A through Zone 5 on Commuter Rail.
  • Commuter Rail passes Zones 6 through 10 are accepted on the Boat.

* For more information on the commuter rail stations included in each zone, please see the MBTA's website at

For information about types of permits and eligibility criteria, visit the parking permits and applications web page on the Transportation website.

Eligible undergraduate resident students and graduate students may order a parking permit by logging intowww.bc.edu/myservicesand selecting Parking Permits and Citations under the Account and Personal Info tab.

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