Frequent question: How to pay subway in toronto?

You need a PRESTO Card, one-ride, two-ride or day pass PRESTO Ticket, TTC ticket, token, day pass, transfer, or exact cash to pay your fare on the TTC. Operators on buses and streetcars do not sell fares or carry change, so you must have a form of payment ready before you board a vehicle.

Likewise, how do I use the subway in Toronto?

Also the question is, does the TTC accept cash fare? The TTC will no longer accept payment by cash, youth and senior TTC tickets or tokens on its buses starting on Tuesday, amid the COVID-19 outbreak. TTC spokesperson Stuart Green said bus riders will be asked to pay by Presto fare cards or by Presto tickets, which can be purchased at machines inside subway stations.

Moreover, how do I get PRESTO tickets?

Additionally, do you have to tap off PRESTO on TTC? When using PRESTO on GO Transit, you must always Tap On and Tap Off. … When using PRESTO on the TTC, Hamilton Street Railway, Burlington Transit, Oakville Transit, MiWay, Brampton Transit, or Durham Region Transit you only need to Tap On as you board.Transfers get encoded on your card when you swipe it. Make sure to use the same MetroCard when you’re transferring so you’re not charged twice. With a pay-per-ride card: You get one free transfer within two hours of swiping your MetroCard. You can transfer from subway to bus, bus to subway, or bus to bus.

Can you transfer from subway to bus?

With a MetroCard You can transfer for free between local bus routes and local buses and subways. (The transfer gets encoded on your MetroCard. You’ll swipe it again, but you won’t be charged.)

What is PRESTO monthly pass?

Monthly transit pass You can load your PRESTO card with an Adult or Senior MiWay monthly pass. This is valid for unlimited travel on MiWay during a calendar month. Current month’s passes are available for the first 14 days of the month. Next month’s passes are available 14 days prior to the end of the month.

How much is a PRESTO card?

The PRESTO card costs $6 and is non-refundable. This charge is collected by us to cover administrative fees for the cost of the card and using the system. When you buy or reload a card at a Shoppers Drug Mart or other in-person Customer Service Outlets, you must load at least $0.05.

How do I pay for my PRESTO app?

  1. Tap On. To start, tap on with your credit card, debit card or mobile wallet (phone or watch) on an UP Express PRESTO device.
  2. Tap Off.
  3. Proof of Contactless Payment.

Can I use PRESTO card for 2 persons?

Yes, PRESTO cards are transferable between riders. If you are using a card that has a Child, Youth or Senior fare type, you must also be eligible for any discounted fares set on the card. A child, youth or senior may use an adult’s PRESTO card to travel at full adult fare.

Do Presto cards expire?

PRESTO cards no longer expire, even if there is an expiry date shown on the card (you may continue to use your card even after any indicated expiry date).

What happens if you forget to tap off?

If you do not tap on but do tap off at the end, you will be charged the default fare. If you tap on at the beginning and then forget to tap off at the end of your trip, you will be charged the default fare for an incomplete trip.

Is PRESTO valid for 2 hours?

With PRESTO you get two hours to travel in any direction on the TTC with each payment. When you start your trip and tap your PRESTO card, your fare will be deducted and a two-hour transfer will automatically be applied to your card.

Can I use PRESTO card on GO Train?

PRESTO can be used for travel on all GO Trains and GO Buses. You can also use PRESTO on 9 transit agencies in the GTHA, including UP Express and the TTC and on OC Transpo in Ottawa. Why should I register my card? Now that you have a PRESTO card, setup a “My PRESTO Account” online at prestocard.ca.

What is Fast $9 MetroCard?

You have the choice between Single Ride, MetroCard and Fast $9 MetroCard. Select Single Ride if you only need one ticket for one trip and pay $3. To purchase a Pay-Per-Ride Card or a 7-Days-Unlimited Card press MetroCard. Select $9 MetroCard, if you want to buy a Pay-Per-Ride Card and you want to get done quick.

Is train to train a transfer?

The free transfer involves one bus to train or train to one bus or one bus to one bus. (Train to train doesn’t count because you don’t slide the Metrocard through anything in between trains.)

Can you transfer trains?

You can transfer from one subway to another as long as you don’t leave the station by walking through the exit turnstile. For example, if you accidentally miss a stop on a downtown train and need to catch the same train going uptown to get back to where you need to go, that would be free.

How do you use Apple pay at subway?

Can senior citizens use OMNY?

But discounts via the OMNY tap-and-go fare payment system — at turnstiles and the AutoGates — remain unavailable to seniors and people with disabilities, except for a few dozen participants in a pilot program, officials said.

How much is a TAP card?

A regular fare TAP card costs $2. Reduced-fare TAP cards (available for seniors, students, persons with disabilities) are provided at no cost; however, you must apply for the card in advance. If you lose the card (and have not set up Balance Protection) you will have to pay for a new card.

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