Three routes serve the Bethesda Metrorail Station:

  • J2 and J3 lines run between Silver Spring and Bethesda
    • On December 18, 2016,additional Friday and Saturday late night service will operate every 60 minutes, with one additional eastbound trip and two additional westbound trips between Bethesda and Silver Spring Metrorail stations to provide connections for customers due to the earlier closure of the Metrorail system
    • New timetables will reflect additional trips
    • Click here for more information
  • J4 express line runs between College Park and Bethesda
    • On December 18, 2016, new timetables will reflect adjusted trip times to improve service
    • Click here for more information
  • J7 and J9 lines(I-270 Express) run between the Lakeforest Transit Center and Bethesda

Click here for schedule information or visit our office at 7700 Old Georgetown Road to get these and any other route maps.

Bus Stops
Bus stops are clearly marked with the red, white and blue Metrobus signs. Riders are urged to check the destination on the bus before boarding. The route number and destination are displayed above the windshield or on the boarding side of the bus.

Fares
Metrobus drivers do not carry money. Riders must have exact change, use a pass or SmarTrip® card.

  • $1.75 Regular routes using SmarTrip® or cash
  • 85¢ Regular routes using Senior SmarTrip® or cash (with proper ID) for seniors and people with disabilities
  • $4.00 Express routes using SmarTrip® or cash
  • $2.00 Express routes Senior SmarTrip® or cash (with proper ID) for seniors and people with disabilities

Click here for more Metrobus fare information.

Transfers

  • Metrobus to Metrobus - Bus-to-bus transfers with a SmarTrip® card are valid for free, unlimited Metrobus connections (including round trips) within a two-hour period
  • Metrobus to Metrorail - Metrobus riders who transfer to the Metrorail system will receive a discount if they use a SmarTrip® card
  • Metrorail to Metrobus - Metrorail riders who transfer to Metrobus will receive a discount if they use a SmarTrip® card.

Metro Bike Requirements
Bike-'N-Ride on Metrobus