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I travel with young kids

Here are your fare and payment options

Children aged 5 and under - FREE

Up to 4 children aged 5 and under can travel for free, at all times. The children must be accompanied by a person who pays it's fare.

The reduced fare must be paid for each additional child.

Kids aged 6 to 11

I travel frequently with kids

MORE than 28 monthly trips
(or 14 round trips)

STUDENT
monthly pass

 

$64 per month

 

I travel occasionally with young kids

LESS than 28 monthly trips
(or 14 round trips)

E-wallet

Personalized Multi card*

Non-personalized
Multi card

Multi passes
1-day
3-day
7-day

Ticket

Cash*

$2.65 per trip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


$3.60 per trip

 

$7.25 for 24 consecutive hours

 

$20.50 for 72

consecutive hours

 

$35 for 168 consecutives hours

 

Unlimited trips

 

$4 per trip

$2.65 per trip


Family Fare

 

Up to 4 children aged 11 and under can travel for free throughout the STO system every weekend, on most school and statutory holidays and everyday of the week during the summer (months of July and August).
The children must be accompanied by a person who pays it's fare.

See the details.

 

*The personalized Multi card is not transferable because your name, rider category and photo appear on it. You are therefore the only person who can use your card on the STO and OC Transpo systems. In the event of fraudulent use, the card may be confiscated.

Passes are not refundable.

* The personalized Multi is not needed. However, a proof of aged could be needed.


Student monthly pass

Get unlimited travel for the month!

The Student monthly pass on personalized Multi card offers unlimited travel for the entire month (from the first to the last day of the month).

 

Validity on OC Transpo

Accepted : You can easily travel, without any supplement, on the OC Transpo system (bus and O-Train) with your Student monthly pass on personalized Multi card.  

 

Validity on Transcollines

Not accepted.


How to get it?

To get your first personalized Multi card for free, go to one of the STO Service Points. Your Student monthly pass will then be loaded on it.

The following supporting documents are required to obtain a personalized Multi card :

  • Proof of age;
  • ID card with photo (Quebec health insurance or driver's licence);
  • Proof of full-time registration or a course schedule at a academic institution recognized by Quebec's Ministère de l'Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.


How do I recharge my Student monthly pass on my Multi card?

You can recharge at all times :


E-Wallet

The E-wallet on personalized Multi card is an amount loaded on your Multi card. You can then pay your occasional trips by means of an e-fare. You can put from $10 to $110 in your e-wallet.

When you pass your Multi card in front of the reader when boarding the bus, the reader:

  • Confirms that your trip is valid;
  • Debits the fare from your e-wallet;
  • Displays the balance available on your e-wallet;
  • A fare debited from your e-wallet entitles you to an e-transfer that is valid for 2 hours starting from when you first boarded an STO bus. Simply pass your card in front of the reader again during the validity period and the transfer will be accepted.


Validity on OC Transpo

Accepted, conditionnaly : with your e-wallet, you can travel on the OC Transpo system ONLY after validating your Multi Card on an STO bus, which entitles you to an e-transfer that is valid for two hours.

IMPORTANT: The e-wallet is not accepted for starting a trip on the OC Transpo system. You must pay the fare for the trip at the O-Train ticket machines, pay cash on the bus, or use the e-Purse on the Presto card.


Validity on Transcollines

Not accepted.

How to get it?

To get your first personalized Multi card for free, go to one of the STO's Service Points. Your e-wallet will then be loaded on it.

The following supporting document is required to obtain a personalized Multi card :

  • ID card with photo (Quebec health insurance or driver's licence).


How do I recharge my e-wallet on my Multi card?

You can recharge at all times :


E-wallet on Multi card non-personalized

This e-wallet on a non personalized Multi card is transferable and it can be shared. However, it can't be used by more than one person during a same trip. 

No matter who uses it, this e-wallet lets you pay for your trip using an e-fare. You can put from $10 to $110 on it.

When you pass your Multi card in front of the reader when boarding the bus, the reader:

  • Confirms that your trip is valid;
  • Debits the fare from your e-wallet;
  • Displays the balance available on your e-wallet;
  • A fare debited from your Multi entitles you to an e-transfer that is valid for 2 hours starting from when you first boarded an STO bus. Simply pass your card in front of the reader again during the validity period and the transfer will be accepted.


Validity on OC Transpo

Accepted, conditionnaly : with your e-wallet on your Multi, you can travel on the OC Transpo system ONLY after validating your Multi on an STO bus, which entitles you to an e-transfer that is valid for two hours.

IMPORTANT: This e-wallet is not accepted for starting a trip on the OC Transpo system. You must pay the fare for the trip at the O-Train ticket machines, pay cash on the bus, or use the e-Purse on the Presto card.


Validity on Transcollines

Not accepted.

How to get it?

To get your Multi, go to a STO's Service Points or a sales point. The initial cost is $2. You can recharge it as often as you want, so be sure to keep it! 

No supporting document is required to obtain an e-wallet.


How do I recharge my Multi?

You can recharge at all times :


1-day / 3-day / 7-day Multi passes

The 1-day, 3-day or 7-day passes on a non-personalized Multi card give you unlimited travel for 24 consecutive hours (1-day Multi), 72 consecutive hours (3-day Multi ) or 168 consecutive hours (7-day Multi) starting from your first validation, which must absolutely be made on an STO bus. 

Validity on OC Transpo

Accepted, conditionally: with your 1-day, 3-day or 7-day Multi, you can easily use OC Transpo system, but ONLY after validating your pass on an STO bus.


Validity on Transcollines

Not accepted.


How to get it?

The 1-day, 3-day or 7-day Multi is available at STO's Service Points. Be sure to hold onto it so you can recharge it.

No supporting documentation is required to obtain those passes, which makes them perfect for visitors.

How do I recharge my Multi 1 Day, 3 Days or 7 Days?

You can recharge them at any time:


Paper Ticket

The paper ticket allows you to take occasional or spontaneous trips. When fares change, tickets in circulation are accepted as long as riders pay the cash supplement to make up the difference between the old and new fare.

If you need to take more than one bus with the STO, or travel with OC Transpo or Transcollines to reach your destination, ask the driver for a transfer when you first board the bus.
 

Validity on OC Transpo

Not accepted : The papier ticket is not accepted on Oc Transpo (bus and O-Train).

Validity on Transcollines

Not accepted.

How to get it?

Tickets are sold in booklets of 6 tickets at STO Service Points, at points of sale and at Ticket retail outlets.

To accommodate their customers, some retail outlets have taken the initiative to sell single bus tickets. However, this type of service cannot be expected from all authorized ticket outlets.

Are you still buying tickets?

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Cash

The exact fare in change is required. Pennies and bank notes are not accepted.

If you need to take more than one bus with the STO, or travel with OC Transpo or Transcollines to reach your destination, ask the driver for a transfer when you first board the bus.

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You don't have a Multi card yet? Discover the many advantages of the Multi card, everything it can hold, how to use it, where to load it, and much more!

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Transfer

If you need to take more than one bus to reach your destination and are not using a Multi card, ask the driver for a transfer when you first board the bus with a ticket or cash. You will not have to pay with an additional ticket or cash fare to take another bus.

The transfer is valid for 2 hours calculated from the time the bus leaves the terminus on the current trip.


Validity on OC Transpo

Accepted : The STO transfer is accepted on OC Transpo buses and O-Train. The
validity period remains the same.

To access the O-Train stations, riders must scan the barcode located on the transfer at one of the fare gates at the stations.

 

Validity on Transcollines

Accepted, conditionnaly : A supplement of $1.50 $ is required upon boarding.

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