Now arriving in Washington, DC.

Traveling around DC is easier and safer with your SmarTrip card on iPhone or Apple Watch. Just tap and ride, there’s no need to use Face ID, Touch ID, or touch a vending machine or card reader.

Open Apple Wallet and tap
the plus icon
to get started.

Ride the

buses and trainswith Pay.

SmarTrip is available for buses and trains throughout DC, so with your SmarTrip card in Wallet you can get where you need to go faster with just your iPhone or Apple Watch.

How to add a SmarTrip card to the Wallet app.

Step 1

Open Apple Wallet.

Step 2

Tap
the plus icon.

Step 3

Select SmarTrip transit card.*

How to transfer your physical SmarTrip card to your iPhone.

If you already have a registered physical SmarTrip card, you can easily transfer it to your Apple Wallet.

  1. Open Apple Wallet.
  2. Tap
    the plus icon
    , then select “SmarTrip - Washington, DC.”
  3. Tap “Transfer Existing Card” and follow on-screen instructions.

Travel across DC. Faster.

Use your iPhone or Apple Watch to pay your fare on transit providers all over DC, from Metrorail to DASH, Ride On, and more.

See where SmarTrip is accepted

Reload on
the go.

Add Stored Value to your SmarTrip card with Apple Pay directly in the Wallet app anytime from wherever you are — no vending machine needed.

Find it all in
Apple Wallet.

Keep your credit and debit cards, tickets, boarding passes, and more — all in one place.

Learn more about Wallet

Questions answered.

Can I transfer a physical SmarTrip card to my iPhone?

Yes, you can transfer a physical SmarTrip Card you already own into a card in your Apple Wallet. In Apple Wallet, press and select “SmarTrip-Washington, DC”. Then, tap “Transfer Existing Card” and follow onscreen instructions. Confirm your Express Transit Settings and you’re ready to tap and ride.

Can I use my SmarTrip card in Apple Wallet on both my iPhone and Apple Watch?

A SmarTrip card can only be on one device at a time, but you can easily move it between your devices.

From iPhone to Apple Watch:

  1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Select the “Wallet and Apple Pay” option.
  3. Under “Other cards on your phone”, choose the card you want to transfer to your Apple Watch and tap the “ADD” button next to it.
  4. Follow onscreen instructions to complete the transfer.

From Apple Watch to iPhone:

  1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone.
  2. Select the “Wallet and Apple Pay” option.
  3. Under “Payment cards on your Watch”, choose the card you want to transfer to your iPhone and select “Add card to [iPhone name].”
  4. Follow onscreen instructions to complete the transfer.

How do I add value or passes to my SmarTrip card in Apple Wallet?

You can add Stored Value simply by pushing the “Add Money” button in Apple Wallet. If you want to purchase a pass or manage other SmarTrip account settings, download the SmarTrip app.

What devices are eligible for SmarTrip card in Apple Wallet?

iPhone 8 or later with iOS 13.6 or later, or Apple Watch Series 3 or later with watchOS 6.2.8 or later.

For questions about SmarTrip, visit the SmarTrip website. For questions about Apple Pay, visit the Apple Support website.