What it Costs

What it Costs

  • Per ride
  • Per month
  • Per day

Para Transpo rates

Discounted Fares

Discounted Fares

  • Seniors 65+*
  • Youth 19 and under
  • Children 12 and under**
  • Community pass
  • Special events

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





How to Pay

How to Pay

  • Tickets, passes or cash
  • Transfer & Proof of Payment
Where to Buy

Where to Buy

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 a ticket machine


for Para Transpo

Getting started

  • Pay-per-trip with ParaPurse
  • Pay-per-month with ParaPass


Fare News

Discounted single fare of $1.75 for Community Pass customers

Community Pass customers who pay for their trip with e-Purse will be charged a reduced fare of $1.75 beginning in February. The discounted Community e-Purse fare ($1.75 in 2018) is half the cost of the regular fare. The discount is available on Presto and ParaPay only. All customers who have enabled the Community Pass fare on their account will receive the discount. For those who have been charged the old fare since Jan. 1, 2018 – you will automatically receive a refund directly to your Presto card by the end of February. Discounted single fare of $1.75 for Community Pass customers: Read More »

Adult Fares

Effective Jan. 1, 2018

Per Ride
PRESTO e-purse Tickets Cash
$ 2 $
Per Day
Per Month
Regular pass $

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If you feel unsafe, press the passenger assistance alarm

Passenger Assistance Alarms

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

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