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OC Transpo Customer Service Centres Rideau Centre, Lincoln Fields,
Place d'Orléans & St‑Laurent
ServiceOttawa Client Service Centres City Hall, Kanata & Ben Franklin     
Orléans & Walter Baker Sports Centre        
Vendors       Some only sell packs of 6 Some

You can also pay per trip or buy a DayPass with cash (exact change) aboard the bus or on the O-Train platform.

OC Transpo Customer Service Centres Hours of Operation

Rideau Centre

Rideau Centre, 3rd floor above corner of Rideau Street and Colonel By

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 9 pm
Saturday 9:30 am – 7 pm
Sunday 11 am – 6 pm

Lincoln Fields, Place d’Orléans & St-Laurent Transitway Stations

Monday – Friday 7 am – 6 pm
Saturday Closed with exceptions*
Sunday Closed

Additional Saturday Openings

St-Laurent, Lincoln Fields & Place d’Orléans Centres are open from 11 am to 5 pm on the following Saturdays:

  • April 30, 2016
  • May 28, 2016
  • July 2, 2016
  • July 30, 2016
  • September 3, 2016
  • October 1, 2016
  • October 29, 2016
  • December 3, 2016

» Holiday hours

ServiceOttawa Client Service Centre hours

City Hall 110 Laurier Ave. 8:30 am – 5 pm
Kanata 580 Terry Fox Dr. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Orléans 255 Centrum Blvd. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Ben Franklin Place 101 Centrepointe Dr. 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Walter Baker Sports Centre 100 Malvern Dr. 8 am – 8 pm

ServiceOttawa Client Service Centres are closed on all statutory holidays.


OC Transpo monthly pass vouchers and bus tickets are sold at hundreds of locations around the city, including most of these stores:

  • Loblaws (tickets only)
  • Mac's Milk
  • Pharma Plus
  • Quickie
  • Shoppers Drug Mart (most sell passes)

If you see this sign, you've found a ticket vendor!

Map of Vendor locations


Courtesy and Respect

Transit is a shared space and everyone is entitled to a safe and harassment-free ride.

Let OC Know

If you feel threatened let OC Transpo know by calling Transecure or submitting an anonymous online report.

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