New fares starting New Year’s Day


The following fare changes have gone into effect on Jan. 1, 2017:

  • Express premiums fares are eliminated. All routes, including Connexion routes (former express routes) will require regular fare only.
  • Morning peak-period trips on Para Transpo service no longer require a premium fare or top-up.
  • Cash and e-Purse fare prices are more closely aligned.
  • Student monthly pass replaced with a new Youth monthly pass, open everyone 19 and under.
  • Community Pass holders who are Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) recipients are no longer required to top-up on Para Transpo.
  • New Access Pass for Para Transpo customers who are not ODSP recipients. The Access Pass offers unlimited travel on conventional service (bus and O-Train) and a one-third discount from the single-ride cash fare (you pay only $) for trips on Para Transpo. The Access Pass costs the same as the Community Pass.

Fare prices effective Jan. 1, 2017

Per ride

$ ea.
Adults & Youth 13+ $ 2 $
Seniors 65+ $ 2 $
Children 6–12 $ 1 $
Children 5 and under Free

Per day

All routes

All riders $

Example of a DayPass 
Valid as a Family DayPass on weekends and specified holidays.

Per month

Monthly passes

  Presto Paper
Adults $
Youth 19 and under $ n/a
Seniors 65+ $
Community $
Access $ n/a


Other prices

*Bus tickets cannot be used on the O-Train or STO buses.
Presto card $ + minimum load $10-value
Tickets* $ each or $ for a sheet of 6
Adult photo ID card $
Senior photo ID card $
Child (12 and under) photo ID card Free
Gold Permit parking pass $ per month
Regular Park & Ride parking permit $ per month


Para Transpo fares

Per ride

  Cash Tickets
$ ea.
Adults and Youth 13–19 $ 2
Seniors 65+ $ 2
Children 6–12 $ 1
Children 5 and under Free when accompanied by an adult who pays the applicable fare.

Per ride top-up for monthly pass holders

See monthly pass prices above.

  Cash Tickets
$ ea.
Access Pass $ 2
All other passes No top-up required

Rural zone

One-way trip between a rural zone and the urban area

Cash Tickets
$ ea.
$ 6

Para Transpo Fare Zone Map

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Click map to enlarge or download PDF of Para Transpo Fare Zone map


Eliminating Express fares

Starting 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 normally purchase an Express pass, you will only need to buy a Regular pass for January.

If you are purchasing a December Express pass, please do not set up an Auto-renew contract. If you have an Auto-renew contract for an Express pass, your contract will be automatically cancelled on Dec. 15. Please set up a new Auto-renew contract or buy a Regular pass for January at or by calling 1-877-378-6123.


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