Fares

New fares go into effect on Jan. 1! » 2017 fare prices

WHAT IT COSTSWHAT IT COSTS mobile

  • Per ride
  • Per month
  • Per day

Express premium routes

Para Transpo rates

DISCOUNTED FARESDISCOUNTED FARES mobile

  • Seniors 65+*
  • Full-time students 13-19
  • Children 12 and under**
  • Community pass
  • Special events

*Seniors ride free every Wednesday
**Children 5 and under ride free

PRESTOCARD.CA

1-8-PRESTO-123

(1-877-378-6123)

HOW TO PAYHOW TO PAY mobile

Tickets, passes or cash

Transfer & Proof of Payment

Everything you need to know about PRESTO mobile

WHERE TO BUYWHERE TO BUY mobile

All fare products on sale at our Customer Service Centres

Select ways to pay also available:

  • Online at prestocard.ca
  • At some ServiceOttawa Client Service Centres
  • On the bus
  • From vendors across the city

PRESTOCARD.CA

1-8-PRESTO-123

(1-877-378-6123)

Fare News

Express fares no longer required starting Jan. 1

Beginning on New Year’s Day, you will be able to ride all routes, including Connexion routes (former Express routes) for the regular fare price. If you usually buy an Express pass, you will only need to buy a Regular pass for January. All Express pass auto-Renew contracts will be automatically cancelled Dec. 15. If you are buying a December Express pass, please do not set up a new contract. More info on the elimination of express fares »

Adult Fares

Per Ride
  PRESTO e-purse Tickets $ ea Cash
Regular $ 2 $
Express $ 3 $
 
Per Day
DayPass
$
Per Month
Regular pass $
Express pass $
 
Proof of payment (POP) logo with a POP transfer

Be ready for fare inspection

Aboard double-deckers, articulated buses and the O-Train, and on the O-Train platform

Keep your PRESTO card, monthly pass, POP transfer ticket or DayPass at hand and be prepared to show it to fare inspectors on request.

Image text: Free Wednesdays for Seniors 65+ Don't Tap your Presto card on Wednesdays!

Free Wednesdays for Seniors 65+

  • Unlimited rides, all day
  • All routes

You will still need to pay the full fare to ride Para Transpo on Wednesdays.

If you feel unsafe, press the passenger assistance alarm

Passenger Assistance Alarms

Find them on all double-deckers, articulated buses and the O-Train!

Passenger Assistance Alarms

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