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Transit Fares

Here you can find detailed information on:

  • Bus Passes
  • Bus Tickets
  • Transfers
  • GoCards and Photo IDs
  • Bus Pass and Ticket Outlets

Full, Reduced, Senior, and Handi-Transit Fares

Please remember, Winnipeg Transit does not accept bills or pennies on any of its buses and Operators do not carry or make change.

A Blue Loonie is worth one dollar off any single cash fare on all Regular and Hand-Transit service.

Fare Summary

Full Fare 2013 2014
Cash 2.50 2.55
Ticket 2.15 2.20
Max 5 (Weekday Pass) 19.35 19.80
SuperPass (Mon-Sun Pass) 21.50 22.00
Monthly Pass 82.80 84.70

Reduced (Youth) Fare 2013 2014
Cash 2.00 2.05
Ticket 1.50 1.53
SuperPass (Mon-Sun Pass) 15.00 15.30
Monthly Pass 57.75 58.90

Reduced Fare applies to:

  • Youths 6-16
  • High School Students 17-21 with GoCard (Photo ID must be shown to operator when boarding)
  • Children five and under ride free when accompanied by a fare – paying adult.
Senior Fare 2013 2014
Cash 2.00 2.05
Ticket 1.08 1.10
SuperPass (Mon-Sun Pass) 10.75 11.00
Monthly Pass 41.40 42.35

To qualify for senior fares you must be age 65 or older. ID must be shown to the Operator when boarding. If you currently have a Federal Government Blue Card you can use that as proof of age or you can purchase a Transit issued Photo ID from our Customer Service office at 414 Osborne Street. Please note that as of October 1, 2013 Federal Government Blue Cards have been discontinued and are no longer issued.

Post-Secondary 2013 2014
Monthly Pass 66.25 67.75
  • Passes and validated ID available at participating Post-Secondary Institutions only.
  • Pass and validated Student ID must be shown to Operator when boarding.
  • If you have accidentally purchased a Reduced Fare Pass instead of a Post Secondary Pass you must take it to our 65 Garry Street office to exchange it for the proper pass.
Handi-Transit 2013 2014
Cash 2.50 2.55
Ticket 2.15 2.20
Post Secondary Student Pass* 66.25 67.75
Monthly Pass 82.80 84.70
*Handi-Transit Post Secondary Student Passes must be purchased at our main office (Unit B – 414 Osborne Street)

Bus Passes

Bus Passes provide many fare payment options to complement your work, recreation or vacation schedule. With the Max 5 Pass and Superpass, you’ll save from 12% to 30% over cash fares using your weekly pass just twice a day.

For frequent users, the convenient full fare Monthly Bus Pass saves almost 38% over cash fares, if used just twice daily.

Using a Post Secondary Pass, qualifying Post Secondary students can take advantage of 50% savings each month, compared to full cash fare, used twice daily.

If you’re eligible and show appropriate identification, a Reduced Fare Superpass or Reduced Fare Monthly Pass provides great savings for children, high school students and senior citizens.

CONDITIONS: Pass must be fully visible to operator when boarding; for use on Regular Service only for dates indicated; transfers will not be issued; non-replaceable for any reason; subject to transit regulations; fraudulent use is a criminal offence; must be returned upon request.

Bus Tickets

Bus Tickets are a great value and offer convenience and savings. Tickets are sold in sheets of 5 or 10 and are available at over 140 retail outlets throughout Winnipeg. For information on specific locations, refer to the list of bus pass and ticket outlet locations below.

To use or exchange old tickets:

After January 1st, 2014, 2013 bus tickets (plus applicable cash difference) will be accepted until March 31, 2014

  • when paying with a 2013 Full fare bus ticket you will be required to pay an additional nickel
  • when paying with a 2013 Senior or Reduced ticket no additional payment is required as our fareboxes do not accept pennies

You can exchange old tickets for new ones by paying the cash difference, Monday through Friday, at the following outlets:

  • Transit Customer Service Centre
    SW Concourse Portage & Main
    (8:15am – 4:45pm)
  • Millennium Library Transit Customer Service Centre
    251 Donald Street
    (8:30am – 4:30pm)
  • Transit Garry Street Service Centre
    65 Garry Street
    (8:00am – 12:00pm & 1:00pm – 4:00pm)
  • Transit Administration Office
    B-414 Osborne Street
    (8:30am – 4:30pm)

Ticket exchanges in excess of 10 sheets must be made at the Transit Garry Street Service Centre,at 65 Garry Street.


A transfer takes you wherever you want to go by transit for approximately 75 minutes! It is free with your cash or ticket fare. You can make stopovers along the way or even return trips on one fare as long as you ride within the time limit shown on your transfer. If you’re unsure of the expiry time, ask your driver. Then ride all you want until the time expires!

A transfer must be requested when you pay your fare and can only be used by the person to whom it was issued. Transfers are valid on any regular bus route on the date of issue and allow travel in any direction, including return trips on the same route, until the expiry time shown.

Blue Loonie

Effective February 1, 2013, a Blue Loonie will be worth one dollar off any single cash fare on all Regular and Hand-Transit service.

GoCards and Photo IDs

High school students and seniors citizens
must meet certain age and identification requirements to be eligible for reduced fares.

High School Students
age 17 to 21 years, who attend a recognized Winnipeg High School full time must show a Transit GoCARD Photo ID at the time they pay their fare.

age 65 or older, qualify for reduced fares by presenting their valid Blue Federal Government Identification or Transit Photo ID when paying their fare.

Photo IDs
are available at the Fort Rouge Transit Base, B-414 Osborne Street (Monday to Friday – 8:30am to 4:30pm). Proof of age is required for the senior citizen and GoCARD Photo IDs. Proof of attendance at a Winnipeg High School is also required for a Student GoCARD Photo ID. The cost of the Photo ID is $3.10 (tax included).

who look older than their age may be asked by the Bus Operator for proof of age. “Under 17” cards are available from Winnipeg Transit for $3.10. Proof of age is required.

For more details, call 311.

Bus Pass and Ticket Outlets

Handi Transit Tickets are sold at these* locations

Outlet Address
City Hall – Cashier * 510 Main St.
City Place Lottery * 234 Donald St.
Dominion News * 262 Portage Ave
Mac’s 407 Carlton
Pharma Plus Drugmart * City Place
Pharma Plus Drugmart * Medical Arts Building, 233 Kennedy
Red River College Downtown Campus The Mercantile
Shopper’s Drug Mart Portage Place
Winnipeg Transit Customer Service Centre * SW Concourse, Portage & Main
Millennium Library Transit Customer Service Centre * 251 Donald
Transit Garry St. Service Centre * 65 Garry – Main floor
U of W Info Booth * University of Winnipeg
Winnipeg Parking Authority * 495 Portage Ave

West End
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 676 Portage Ave
Safeway * Sargent & Sherbrook
7-Eleven 891 Arlington
7-Eleven 627 Ellice
7-Eleven 815 Ellice
7-Eleven 500 William
Shopper’s Drug Mart 917 Portage
Volunteer Enterprises * Health Sciences Centre, 820 Sherbrook

St. James/Assiniboia
Family Foods Portage Avenue 1881 Portage at Ferry
IGA (The Courts) * 2727 Portage
Mac’s 829 Cavalier
Mac’s 2359 Ness
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 3051 Ness
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 2305 Portage
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 3310 Portage
Safeway * Polo Park
Safeway * 1612 Ness
Safeway * 3059 Ness
Safeway * 3393 Portage
7-Eleven 1880 Ness
7-Eleven 3031 Ness
7-Eleven 1795 Portage
7-Eleven 3380 Portage
Shopper’s Drug Mart * Polo Park
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 2533 Portage
Shopper’s Drug Mart * Unicity

North West/Maples/Tyndall Park
Giant Tiger * 700-305 McPhillips
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 1794 Logan
Red River College Crazy Ox Bookstore
Safeway * 920 Jefferson
Safeway * 850 Keewatin
7-Eleven 1200 Jefferson
7-Eleven 120 Keewatin
Superstore * 2132 McPhillips

West Kildonan/North Winnipeg
Brother’s Pharmacy 542 Selkirk
Garden City Shopping Centre * Mall/Customer Service
Mac’s 2544 Main
Mac’s 1021 McGregor
Mac’s 810 Selkirk
Main Street Family Foods* 1650 Main
Safeway * 841 Leila
Safeway * 1441 Main
Safeway * 594 Mountain
7-Eleven 1007 McPhillips
7-Eleven 772 Mountain
7-Eleven 1370 Main
7-Eleven 1871 Main
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 1050 Leila
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 1155 Main
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 2512 Main
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 1017 McPhillips

East Kildonan/North Kildonan
Ebbeling Pharmacy * 722 Watt
Family Foods Sun Valley 1529 Gateway
Mac’s 737 Gateway
Mac’s 529 London
Mac’s 415 Springfield
Marketplace in North Kildonan * 1795 Henderson
Munroe Pharmacy 525 London
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 963 Henderson
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 1795 Henderson
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 1163 Rothesay
Rick’s M & M Convenience * 1320 Molson
Safeway * 731 Henderson
Safeway * River East Plaza
7-Eleven 404 Edison & Rothesay
7-Eleven 355 Henderson
7-Eleven 1393 Henderson
7-Eleven 1863 Henderson
7-Eleven 554 Keenleyside
7-Eleven 1131 Nairn
7-Eleven 456 Talbot
7-Eleven 630 Watt
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 100-1155 Concordia
Shopper’s Drug Mart 1128 Henderson

Mac’s 1165 Kildare
Safeway * 654 Kildare
Safeway * 1615 Regent
7-Eleven 104 Regent & Day
7-Eleven 801 Regent

St. Boniface
City of Winnipeg Bilingual Service Centre * 614 Des Meurons
Mac’s 1035 Autumnwood
Mac’s 100-50 Lakewood
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 123 Marion
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 35 Lakewood
Rick’s M&M Convenience Store * 845 Elizabeth Rd
Safeway * 285 Marion
Safeway * Southdale Square
7-Eleven 183 Marion
7-Eleven 920 Archibald
Shopper’s Drug Mart (In St. Boniface Hospital)* 409 Tache
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 43 Marion
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 100-235 Vermillion

St. Vital
Dakota Pharmacy * 1087 St. Mary’s Rd
Mac’s 680 St. Anne’s
Mac’s 2 Britannica
Pharma Plus * 1633 St. Mary’s Rd
Safeway * Niakwa Village
Safeway * St. Vital Centre
7-Eleven 438 St. Anne’s
7-Eleven 234 St. Mary’s
7-Eleven 734 St. Mary’s
7-Eleven 1124 St. Mary’s
7-Eleven 1622 St. Mary’s
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 710 St. Anne’s Rd
Shopper’s Drug Mart * St. Vital Square, 785 Dakota
Sobeys – St. Vital 1500 Dakota

Fort Rouge
Fort Rouge Transit Base * B-414 Osborne
Mac’s 48 Osborne
Safeway * 471 River & Osborne
Safeway * 655 Osborne
7-Eleven 568 Osborne
Shopper’s Drug Mart 43 Osborne

Fort Garry/Fort Richmond/St. Norbert
Mac’s 1-2077 Pembina
Mac’s 3311 Pembina
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 1295 Pembina
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 2271 Pembina
Safeway * 1319 Pembina
Safeway * 2155 Pembina
Safeway * 2860 Pembina
7-Eleven 7 Killarney
7-Eleven 1490 Pembina
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 1122 Pembina
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 2211 Pembina
Shopper’s Drug Mart Fort Richmond Plaza
University of Manitoba * Room 101, University Centre

River Heights/Tuxedo
Mac’s 1670 Corydon
Pharma Plus Drugmart * 971 Corydon
Safeway * 2025 Corydon
Safeway * Grant Park Plaza
Safeway * 1625 Kenaston
7-Eleven 427 Academy
7-Eleven 781 Corydon
7-Eleven 1445 Corydon
7-Eleven 909 Lorette
Shopper’s Drug Mart Tuxedo Park Shopping Centre
Shopper’s Drug Mart * Grant Park Shopping Centre
Superstore * 560 Kenaston

Safeway * Charleswood Centre
7-Eleven * 530 Dale
7-Eleven 3510 Roblin
Shopper’s Drug Mart * Charleswood Centre
Shopper’s Drug Mart * 6670 Roblin