BLUE BUS

Blue Bus Fares

Fares

All bus travel is a 1 Zone Fare. You may use a Compass Card, exact cash fare or Tap to Pay (for adult cash fares only).


  Adult      Concession Seniors
Travel any number of zones by bus $2.95 $1.90 $1.90
       


If transferring from the bus onto the SeaBus, SkyTrain or rail, you will need to use your Compass Card, Tap to Pay (coming May 22) or you may purchase a single fare Compass Ticket at the Compass Vending Machine located at the station.

Learn more about transferring from bus to other modes of public transportation:

Transferring between buses, SkyTrain and SeaBus

Compass Card

Compass is a reloadable fare card that works everywhere on transit in Metro Vancouver. Compass Cards can be loaded with the fare product of your choice including Monthly Passes, DayPasses and Stored Value. 

You can keep using cash, bus transfers and FareSavers on buses, but you'll need Compass or Tap to Pay (coming May 22) to transfer to SeaBus, SkyTrain or West Coast Express.

Load your Compass Card online, by phone, at a Compass Vending Machine or in person.

Where to purchase in West Vancouver

Compass Card details

Tap to Pay

Card readers accept contactless Visa and Mastercard credit cards and Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay. You can tap your credit card or mobile-payment method to pay your adult cash fare. Note: card readers will not accept debit cards.

Paying with a credit card or mobile device is ideal for people who don't have Compass Cards. Tapping with a credit card or mobile device allows you to pay right at the card readers without digging for change or lining up to purchase a ticket. Compass Cards operate the same way, but they offer a discount over cash fares.

How to use Tap to Pay

Concession Fares

The Concession Fare is a discounted rate available for the following groups:

  • children ages 5 to 13 (children under five ride free while accompanied by an adult)
  • seniors over 65 with proof of age
  • youth ages 14 to 18 with valid photo identification (a GoCard decal will no longer be required on student IDs starting September 1, 2016)
  • persons with a current HandyPass ID

More Information

Learn more about fares, the Compass Card and look up your transit schedule online:

TransLink

CONTACT

SCHEDULES

Look up schedules for the bus, SeaBus, SkyTrain or West Coast Express.

TransLink

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