Oakville Transit customers can pay using exact cash, PRESTO card loaded with e-Purse value (cash value) or an Oakville Transit monthly pass product, valid paper transfer, special purpose paper monthly pass or special purpose ticket. Bus drivers do not sell fares or carry change. Customers may be asked to present their paper fare media to the driver for validation.

Visit our fare policy page for more information about our fare media.

Children 0-5 years of age ride for free when accompanied by a fare paying adult.

The sale of all paper monthly passes and senior tickets (except care-A-van customers) has ended.




20 to 64 years and post-secondary students

Exact cash fare - $3.50 per ride
PRESTO e-Purse - $2.85 per ride
PRESTO Monthly pass - $115 per month

University, college, and adult education students (any age) must pay adult fare.


6 to 19 years who are attending primary or full time secondary school only

Exact cash fare - $3.50 per ride
PRESTO e-Purse - $2.20 per ride
PRESTO Monthly pass - $70 per month

Student Freedom

PRESTO Monthly Pass - $15

The Student Freedom Pass is valid for unlimited rides after 4 p.m. on weekday evenings, all day Saturday and Sunday for the month indicated. Regular student fare applies at all other times. You must have an e-purse value (cash value) loaded on your PRESTO card in order to pay the fare before 4 p.m.

During July and August the monthly Student Freedom Pass allows for unlimited rides, all day, all times, all week for the month indicated.

The pass is not valid for unlimited rides during March Break, Christmas week and statutory holidays. The regular terms and conditions apply during these time frames.


65 years and over

Exact cash fare - $3.50 per ride
PRESTO e-Purse - $1.80 per ride
PRESTO Monthly pass - $50 per month

Seniors ride free on Mondays!

Seniors (65 years and over) can ride free all day, on all routes every Monday. Seniors are asked to be prepared to show proof of age if required.

Riding with care

Travelling with a support person

A support person can now travel free-of-charge on Oakville Transit buses when accompanying someone with a disability who has an identified medical requirement for support.

One support person will be allowed per individual per trip, but the support person may change. All persons with a disability, who wish to have a support person travel with them, must obtain an Oakville Transit Support Person ID Card and present it to the bus driver for each trip that includes a support person. Visit the support person ID card page for more information.

GO Transit riders

All GO Transit riders, regardless of age, pay $0.75 to ride Oakville Transit to and from the GO train or bus. Conditions apply; visit our connecting services page for details.

Visually Impaired Patrons

Travel free with your CNIB card.


Subsidized Passes for Low-income Transit

Customers may be eligible for a subsidized pass for low-income transit (SPLIT pass) through Halton Region. Visit the Halton Region website for details.