How much is a 30-day unlimited MetroCard?
Cost: $33 (7-day) or $127 (30-day). You have unlimited swipes on the subway and local buses for either 7 or 30 days. Your MetroCard can only hold one Unlimited Ride refill at a time.
Is a 30 day MetroCard worth it?
The 30-day unlimited card is worth the price if you take the subway or local bus more than 46 times per month. If you plan on taking fewer rides than that, you’re better off with a pay-per-ride card. The $127 30-day card equates to about $4.23 per day. The $33 7-day card equates to about $4.71 per day.
How often can you swipe an unlimited MetroCard?
once every 18 minutes
Unlimited Ride fares cannot be used more than once every 18 minutes. This is designed to prevent fraudulent use of the card by multiple people. Subway station agents cannot override the 18-minute rule—you must wait for the time to expire.
Can you use one MetroCard for two people?
Up to four people can ride together on a single Pay-Per-Ride MetroCard. If multiple people are riding together on the same MetroCard the first person can swipe the card through the necessary number of times and other riders can walk through the turnstile following them.
How much does a MTA MetroCard cost per month?
Your pre-tax payroll deductions for this plan will be as follows: Monthly: $127.00 (same as the cost of the MTA NYCT 30-Day Unlimited Ride MetroCard). Bi-weekly and semi-monthly: $63.50. Weekly: $31.75.
When does Metro Card convert to unlimited ride?
Your card automatically converts to an Unlimited Ride Card when you spend more than $63.50 in a 30-day period. Trips on subways and local buses will be free until the next billing cycle. At the end of the 30-day period, your card reverts back to Pay-Per-Ride.
How long does a premium Metro Card last?
The Premium TransitChek MetroCard (Premium Card) is an annual unlimited ride MetroCard. When you enroll in the Premium Card program, you will receive a MetroCard that can be used for a continuous twelve-month period for unlimited rides on MTA subway and local buses.
Can a MetroCard be used for more than one ride?
Your MetroCard can only hold one Unlimited Ride refill at a time. You can’t pause an unlimited ride card once you’ve started using it. You can combine time and value on the same MetroCard. Time will always be used first. Value will become available the time on your card runs out.