Where to Buy your Fare
OC Transpo bus passes and PRESTO cards are available to residents of Ontario. Photo IDs are only sold at OC Transpo Customer Service Centres.
OC Transpo Customer Service Centres
All OC Transpo fares and passes are available at our Customer Service Centres:
- Rideau Centre
- Lincoln Fields
- Place d’Orléans
We accept Interac, Visa, Mastercard or American Express.
Located on the 3rd level of Rideau Centre near the west bridge leading to The Bay.
View Map: Rideau
Hours of operation
|Monday – Friday||8:30 am – 9 pm|
|Saturday||9:30 am – 7 pm*|
|Sunday||11 am – 6 pm*|
St-Laurent, Lincoln Fields & Place d’Orléans
|Monday – Friday||7 am – 6 pm|
** Open from 11 am to 5 pm: January 30, 2016
ServiceOttawa Client Service Centres CSCs)
PRESTO cards are available at City Hall, Kanata and Ben Franklin locations.
- $6 card fee
- $10 minimum load
OC Transpo passes and tickets are available at the following 5 locations:
|CSC address||Hours of Operation|
|City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave.||8:30 am – 5 pm|
|Kanata, 580 Terry Fox Dr.||8:30 am – 4:30 pm|
|Orléans, 255 Centrum Blvd.||8:30 am – 4:30 pm|
|Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Dr.||8:30 am – 4:30 pm|
|Walter Baker Sports Centre, 100 Malvern Dr.||8 am – 8 pm|
CSCs are closed on statutory holidays.
PRESTO Cards are NOT AVAILABLE at vendor location.
View our vendor map to find a vendor near you:
OC Transpo monthly pass vouchers and bus tickets are sold at hundreds of locations around the city, including most of these stores:
- Loblaws (tickets only)
- Mac's Milk
- Pharma Plus
- Shoppers Drug Mart (most sell passes)
Some vendors sell tickets only, not passes. To ensure availability of the monthly pass, please check the vendor.
Some vendors only sell tickets in packs of 6, not individually.
PRESTO - Lend
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