Youth (13-19)

  • Monthly Youth pass offers discounts for frequent riders 6–19
  • U-Pass
    • Full-time students at Algonquin, Carleton, Saint Paul and uOttawa receive a U-Pass valid for their school term
  • Some high school students will receive a Presto card from their school board.
    • Contact your school board to see if you qualify before buying a pass!

2018 Youth transit fare prices

Per ride

  Presto e‑Purse Cash
exact change only
Youth 13+ $ $

Per day

DayPass $

Per month

Presto Youth pass $


Presto card $

Setting up your Presto card for a Youth discount

Anyone can buy a Presto card with an age-based discount. You can buy it for yourself or on behalf of an eligible person. You must meet eligibility criteria to use the card with a discounted fare. You also need to prove eligibility if requested. 

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Contact PRESTO

To buy, charge or register your card!

Go to

School Board PRESTO cards

Check to see if you qualify before buying a pass


Some students will receive a free transit pass through their school

Contact your school board to see if you’re eligible

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