Transportation Guide for Families


In accordance with School Board policy, Transportation services available to students vary by each child’s eligibility and need for those services. Speak with your school’s Magnet Lead Teacher or Magnet Secretary if you have questions about the available options at each school or to determine if your child is eligible for District-provided bus transportation.


Miami-Dade County Transit

All Magnet Schools students in Miami-Dade County are eligible for a K-12 EASY Card from Miami-Dade County Transit.

These are Kindergarten (K) students and 1st through 12th grade (1-12). Students with a K-12 EASY Card can ride Metrobus and Metrorail for half price. Preschoolers ride free.

Discounted Fees

The K-12 Discount EASY Card can be loaded with a daily, weekly or monthly pass. The $2 cost of the EASY Card is waived for first-time applicants.

  • Metrobus and Metrorail: $1.10
  • Metrobus Express: $1.30
  • Metrobus Shuttle: Free
  • 1-Month Pass: $56.25
  • 7-Day Pass: $14.60
  • 1-Day Pass: $2.80

Students can also add cash value to the card online through Transit Store, by phone or in person at any Metrorail station or sales outlet.

How to Apply

Apply at any Transit Service Center or online by completing the registration form.

Make sure to provide the following information when applying:

  • Proof of enrollment
  • A current student ID
  • Class Schedule
  • Recent report card

Once the form is complete and submitted, your new K-12 EASY Card will arrive by mail in 15 business days.

Only a student, parent or legal guardian may apply for the K-12 EASY Card.

If the student attends school in Miami-Dade County but his or her parent or legal guardian live in another county, the student can still apply for the K-12 EASY Card.


In our mission to ensure safe and reliable transportation to and from school, Magnet Schools has partnered with Tri-Rail. Students qualify to receive a 50% discount on One-Way, Round-Trip, and Monthly passes, with proof of current school enrollment.

How to Obtain a Discounted Fare EASY Card

Student passengers must pre-qualify to obtain a Discounted Fare EASY Card for a $2 charge by taking the proper eligibility documents to a Ticket Kiosk equipped with a photo station. Discounted Fare EASY Cards are available at the West Palm Beach, Pompano Beach, Fort Lauderdale Airport, Metrorail Transfer and Miami Airport Station ticket kiosks. Please call 1-800-TRI-RAIL (874-7245) prior to visiting kiosks to confirm station Customer Experience Specialist availability.

Miami-Dade County’s GO Connect

Miami GO Connect is Miami-Dade County’s on-demand transportation service. When you’re ready, book a shared ride straight from your phone in one of their four service zones and get picked up in a sleek, comfortable vehicle. Commute, get to school, explore the sights, or get just about anywhere you need without breaking the bank.


  • Cutler Bay: Free
  • Dadeland, West Kendall and Civic Center: $2.25 per trip

Service hours: 

  • Cutler Bay: Monday to Friday 5:30am – 8pm
  • Dadeland: Monday to Friday 6:30am – 7pm, Saturday 8am-8pm, Sunday 8am-5pm
  • West Kendall & Civic Center: Monday to Friday 6:30am – 7pm

Easy ways to pay:

  • Credit or debit card
  • EASY Card, Go Miami-Dade Transit app


  • Wheelchair accessible vehicles are available

95 Express Bus and 595 Express Bus

95 Express buses are operated by Broward County Transit and Miami-Dade Transit. 595 Express buses are operated by Broward County Transit.

Miami-Dade Transit

Routes: Broward Blvd Park and Ride to Downtown Miami/Civic Center; Sheridan Street Tri-Rail Station to Miami/Civic Center

Pay on the bus with cash or a loaded EASY Card or EASY Ticket. The K-12 Discount EASY Card offers discounted fares to students. EASY Cards and EASY Tickets. EASY Cards can be purchased online at, by calling 786-469-5151, or can also be purchased at EASY Card vending machines at any Metrorail station, the Adrienne Arsht Metromover station, or the Golden Glades Park-n-Ride lot, any MDT sales outlet, or the Transit Service Center, located at 111 NW First Street, Miami, FL 33128 on the second level of the building.

Phone: 786-469-5151

Broward County Transit<

Routes: Miramar, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines

Youth Fares (18 years or younger)

  • ​​One-Way Cash Fare Reduced $1
  • All Day Bus Pass Reduced $4
  • 31 Day Bus Pass Reduced $40
  • Premium Express One-Way Cash Fare Reduced $1.30
  • Proof of age is required for a youth fare.​
  • All bus passes are not exchangeable, refundable or transferable. Damaged cards are invalid. Lost, stolen or damaged cards will NOT be replaced by BCT.

Phone: 954-357-8400

City of Miami Trolley

The City of Miami’s Trolley is a free service. Use the trolley tracker to view routes and maps, check times, and see exactly where each trolley is on its specific route. You can also view and download printable maps for each trolley route as well as the full system snapshot by visiting:

The City of Miami’s Trolley is a free service that runs over 10 different routes across the different City of Miami neighborhoods, as follows:

Coral Gables Trolley

The Coral Gables Trolley provides free service from Monday through Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and on two routes, Ponce de Leon and Grand Avenue.

  • Ponce de Leon runs north and south on Ponce de Leon Boulevard, from Douglas Metrorail Station to Flagler Street.
  • Grand Avenue runs north and south from Douglas Metrorail Station through the historic McFarlane Homestead District.

Coral Gables Trolley Tracker:


Doral Trolley

The City of Doral Trolley system is a free and dependable transportation alternative with four routes, including a connection to the Miami-Dade Metrorail system.

City of Doral Trolley Tracker:

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