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Para Transpo fares

Fares on Para Transpo vehicles

Para Transpo fares can be paid with:

Conventional transit

Even if you are registered on Para Transpo, you can still use conventional transit without affecting your eligibility.

Para Transpo fares effective Oct. 1, 2019

Per ride

Para Transpo fares per single ride
empty ParaPay e-Purse Cash
Adults & Youth 13+ $3.55 $3.60
Seniors 65+ $2.65 $2.70
Community discount Eligibility
$1.75 n/a
EquiPass discount Eligibility
$1.75 n/a
Children 6-12 $1.80 $1.85
Children 5 and under Free if accompanied by an adult who pays the fare

Per month

Para Transpo fares per monthly pass





Youth 19 and under


Seniors 65+






(Not available on ParaPay)


Supplement payment of $2.40 per ride is required by Access pass holders on Para Transpo trips.

Monthly Presto pass holders need to show proof of pass purchase with their card (see Presto on Para Transpo below).

Rural fare zones

One-way trip

Para Transpo Rural fares per single ride
Exact change only
Flat rate


Para Transpo Fare Zone Map

Para Transpo Rural Fare Zone Map

There is no fare for Support Persons using Para Transpo as this is covered by the customer fare.

Trips from a rural address to another rural address are only offered through the Taxi coupon program.

Para Transpo Rural Fare Zone Map

Presto on Para Transpo

Para Transpo accepts Presto cards loaded with a monthly pass. However, you will need to show a receipt proving that your monthly pass has been loaded and paid for when you board. This is because Para Transpo vehicles don’t have card readers.

Acceptable receipts for Presto monthly passes
Pass purchase method Examples

Customer Service Centre receipts

Example of a Customer Service Centre receipt

Example of a Customer Service Centre receipt

Presto Order Confirmation email

Example of a Presto confirmation email

Printed Presto Autoload page

Example of an Autoload page print-off

Shoppers Drug Mart receipt

Example of a Shoppers Drug Mart receipt for a Presto monthly pass purchase

Ticket Machine Receipt

Example of a ticket machine receipt

You can’t use money from your e-Purse to pay your fare or your top-up because Para Transpo vehicles don’t have Presto card readers.