The Balch Springs Midtown Express Bus Transportation Route

The Balch Springs Midtown Express Route 101 starts at Wal-Mart and ends at the Peachtree Senior Living Apartments.  This bus connects to the DART Rail Green Line at the Buckner Station (8008 Elam Rd).  In order for the bus to make a trip to DART, verbal notification should be given to the driver upon boarding the bus.

The Balch Springs Midtown Express Route 102 loops around Balch Springs.  This service connects to the MTX 101 bus.  The three connecting points are the Balch Springs Recreation Center, Seagoville Rd. and Peachtree Rd. and Wal-mart. 

No reservations are required.  There are set pick up and drop off times for this service.  Be at your stop and prepared to board three to five minutes before the scheduled departure time. Remember, buses are required to leave on time to maintain published schedules for all passenger stops.

All mobility devices are accommodated.

Transportation Schedule: 
Monday – Friday          4:45 am – 10:00 am, 1:45 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday                       8:00 am – 4:00 pm

No service is operated on:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day


You always pay your fare when boarding the bus, whether you are paying cash or using a STAR Transit red ticket. Please remember drivers do not carry cash, so change will not be given for overpaid fares.

  • General Population = $1.00 per boarding
    • Exact cash or STAR Transit tickets (One ticket = $1) equaling the fare amount is required each time a customer boards the bus.
    • Purchase Tickets
  • Qualified Seniors 60+/Veterans/Disabled = No fare
    • Riders have to qualify in order to receive the no fare rate.

For more information regarding the qualification process or to download a copy of the eligibility form, click here or call 877-631-5278.

For more information, contact us Mon. – Fri., 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at 877-631-5278.

DART passes are not available on the Balch Springs Midtown Express.  If you use this route to go to/from the DART Buckner station, a DART fare is required for travel on the DART System.