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Buy Passes

SMART Passes are the most convenient and affordable way to connect to wherever you want to go. 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.

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31 Day Passes & Value Passes can be purchased through the mail at any time during the month. The Regional Passes or the Regional Pass/Regional PLUS Pass combination for an upcoming month is available for purchase starting on the 15th of the current month. For example, the July Regional Pass will be available for purchase starting June 15.

Download an order form

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