Reduced Fares

OC Transpo offers free and reduced fares on the bus and O-Train for some customers with disabilities.


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Free transit for customers who are blind and visually impaired


  • Registered CNIB customers can use their CNIB one-piece photo ID card as a full-fare transit pass on all routes except Para Transpo.
  • Customers with guide dogs can also use their one-piece Attorney-General of Ontario Guide Dog photo ID card as a full-fare transit pass on all routes except Para Transpo.
  • These cards are not accepted on STO (Société de transport de l'Outaouais).

Fare special for Senior riders (65+)


Learn more about seniors fares

Discounted Community Pass for ODSP recipients and Para Transpo customers


The discounted Community Pass reduces the cost of transit for:

  • Ottawa residents who receive Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) benefits
  • Registered Para Transpo customers

Learn More about discount community passes

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