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Occasional use

         

         

Please note that each Multi card has a lifespan of 10 years, after which it must be replaced. The issue date of the card can be found in the top right corner (next to the photo).

2023 fares: The fares for 2023 was approved by the STO Board of Directors in late October. Those new fares will become effective on January 1, 2023. Until then, the 2022 fares will apply.

Regular fares

E-Wallet

$3.65 per trip

Load money on your Multi card, no expiry date.    

  • Designed for occasional use;
  • More economical than cash or ticket: $3.65 instead of $4.10;
  • Electronic payment each trip;
  • Available on personalized or non-personalized Multi card:
     
  • Add between $10 and $110.
  • Load once a month :
  • Valid on OC Transpo;
  • Allows transfers for up to two (2) hours after the initial validation.

*Non-personalized Multi cards are transferable. They can be shared, but they cannot be used by more than one person on any given trip.

Please note that the E-wallet recently changed its style. If you own a functional E-wallet Multi card with the old visual, there's no need to replace it. 

 

One-day pass

$7.50

Unlimited use over 24 consecutive hours following initial validation.

  • Designed for occasional use.
  • Pick up and load at:
  • Initial validation must be on an STO bus.  
  • Valid on OC Transpo.
  • Transferable, but only to someone not traveling at the same time.

 

Three-day pass

$21.00

Unlimited use over 72 consecutive hours following initial validation.

  • Designed for occasional use.
  • Pick up and load at:
  • Initial validation must be on an STO bus.  
  • Valid on OC Transpo.
  • Transferable, but only to someone not traveling at the same time.

 

Seven-day pass

$36.00

Unlimited use over 168 consecutive hours following initial validation.

  • Designed for occasional use.
  • Pick up and load at:
  • Initial validation must be on an STO bus.  
  • Valid on OC Transpo.
  • Transferable, but only to someone not traveling at the same time.

 

Ticket

$4.10 per ticket

Cash payment

$4.10 per trip

Transfers

Do you need to take more than one bus to get to your destination?

  • When paying your fare (cash or ticket), ask the driver for a transfer.
  • Transfers are valid for up to two hours* calculated from the time the bus leaves the terminus on the current trip
  • During those two hours, you can board any bus without having to pay again.

Validity on OC Transpo

STO transfers are valid on OC Transpo buses and on the O-Train during that two-hour* window.
To board an O-Train, scan the QR code at one of the fare gates at the station.


Validity on Transcollines

A $1.50 supplement is required.

 

 

ECHO fares

E-Wallet

$2.70 per trip

Load money on your Multi card, no expiry date.    

  • Reduced fare pass for Gatineau residents whose annual income is below the low income threshold: $2.70 instead of $3.65.
  • Designed for occasional use;
  • Electronic payment each trip;
  • Available on personalized Multi card:
     
  • Load once a month :
  • Valid on OC Transpo;
  • Allows transfers for up to two (2) hours after the initial validation.

Find out more about the ECHO program and fill out an application

 

 

Student fares (Age 20 and under)*

E-Wallet

$2.70 per trip

Load money on your Multi card, no expiry date.    

  • Designed for occasional use;
  • Reduced fare for student: $2.70 instead of $3.65 per trip;
  • Electronic payment each trip;
  • Available on personalized Multi card:
     
    • pick up your personalized Multi card at any service point.
    • Add between $10 and $110.
  • Load once a month :
  • Valid on OC Transpo;
  • Allows transfers for up to two (2) hours after the initial validation.

* The student must be aged 20 or under as of September 1st of the current year.

 

 

Seniors fares (Age 65 and over)

E-Wallet

$2.70 per trip

Load money on your Multi card, no expiry date.    

  • Designed for occasional use;
  • Reduced fare for student: $2.70 instead of $3.65 per trip;
  • Electronic payment each trip;
  • Available on personalized Multi card:
     
    • pick up your personalized Multi card at any service point.
    • Add between $10 and $110.
  • Load once a month :
  • Valid on OC Transpo;
  • Allows transfers for up to two (2) hours after the initial validation.

Child and family fares

Children (ages 0 to 5)

Free at all times

  • Up to 4 children aged 5 years or under travel free when accompanied by a paying rider.

Children (ages 6 to 11)

$2.70 per trip

  •  Reduced fare for children and students: $2.70 instead of $3.65.
  • Preferred payment type:
    • Cash; or
    • personalized Multi card :
      • pick up a personalized Multi card at any service point;
        • opt for a monthly pass for frequent riders; and
        • opt for an e-wallet for occasional riders:
          • add between $10 and $110.
  • Load the personalized Multi card :
  • Valid on OC Transpo.
  • Allows transfers for up to two (2) hours after the initial validation.

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