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Buy Passes

Connecting to where you want to go is easy when you buy a pass. It’s a convenient and affordable way to pay. Whichever pass you choose, you’ll be connecting to destinations throughout metro Detroit in no time!

How to Buy Passes

The best way to make SMART your everywhere connection is to use our convenient SMART Passes. There are three ways to purchase passes:


Order passes online at our convenient SMART Store.

Shop in SMART Store


Order through mail

Retail Outlets

SMART has two transit centers located in Royal Oak and downtown Detroit. SMART Transit Centers accept cash, credit and debit cards. For you convenience SMART has partnered with local businesses to help sell bus passes. Service hours, pass availability and payment options vary by location.

Find a Retail Outlet near you:

Macomb  Oakland  Wayne

Money Back Guarantee

If you’ve recently had an opportunity to ride SMART and were not happy with the service you received, you may fill out SMART’s Money Back Guarantee form to request a Courtesy Ticket for your trip. Click here to download and print a PDF copy of the form, fill it out completely and mail to: 

SMART Money Back Guarantee
Buhl Building
535 Griswold Street
Suite 600
Detroit, MI 48226