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City of Winnipeg

Winnipeg Transit

Fare Structure/ Payment

Winnipeg Transit Plus offers the same fares and categories as fixed route transit including the reduced senior, youth, and post secondary fares.

Fare Summary

Full Fare: Applies to individuals aged 17 – 64 who are not in high school or attending a participating post-secondary institution.

Youth Fare: Applies to youths 16 and under*, and high school students 17-21 with a GoCARD. Photo ID must be shown to Operator when boarding.

*Note: Children aged 11 and under are able to ride free when accompanied by a fare-paying customer.

Senior Fare: Applies to persons who are age 65 or older. Photo ID must be shown to the Operator when boarding.

Post-Secondary Fare: Post-secondary peggo cards and validated ID available at participating post-secondary institutions only. Validated student ID must be shown to the Operator when using a post-secondary peggo card. More information is available on the post-secondary pass page.

WINNpass: The WINNpass is available for purchase by adults who have been accepted to the WINNpass program. The WINNpass program is expanding in 2023 to benefit more eligible Winnipeg residents. More information is available on the WINNpass program page.

2024 Fares

Fare Type Full Fare Youth Fare Senior Fare Post-Secondary
Cash $3.25 $2.75 $2.75 $3.25
peggo e-passes
e-cash* $2.90 $2.10 $1.45 $2.90
24 hour e-pass $10.75 $7.75 $5.40 N/A
5 day e-pass $26.10 $18.90 $13.05 N/A
7 day e-pass $29.00 $21.00 $14.50 $23.20
28 day e-pass $102.95 $74.55 $51.50 $82.35
Monthly e-pass $111.65 $80.85 $55.85 $89.30
WINNpass e-cash $1.40 $1.40
WINNpass monthly $53.90 $53.90 N/A N/A
Semester e-pass** N/A N/A N/A $303.70
Paper passes
Tickets*** $2.90 $2.10 $1.45 N/A
Max 5 (Weekday pass) $26.10 N/A N/A N/A
Superpass (Mon-Sun pass) $29.00 $21.00 $14.50 N/A
Monthly pass $111.65 $80.85 $55.85 N/A
peggo smart card – new or replacement $5.00
peggo smart card with photo $11.15
Photo ID (including GoCARDs) $3.95

*e-cash can be loaded in denominations of $5, $10, $15, $20, $30 and $50, in any combination, to a maximum of $200. Minimum purchase amount is $5.00.

**The semester pass is a four-month fare product available to students registered at a participating post-secondary institution that is available for the terms of January – April, May – August or September – December of each year.

***Tickets are sold in sheets of five or 10 at Transit Customer Service Centres and select agent locations. Note: 2023 bus tickets (plus applicable cash difference) will be accepted until March 31, 2024.

All transit fare product purchases are non-refundable.

Transit products can be purchased at Transit Customer Service Centres, various partner agents, online or by calling 311. Visit the Where to Buy page to find a convenient in-person location and for information on contactless options.

The use of a peggo card is subject to the peggo card terms and conditions.

Paper passes and photo ID (where required) must be fully visible to the Operator when boarding. Fraudulent use of transit fare products is a criminal offence. All passengers are expected to follow the Passenger Code of Conduct.

Please call the Winnipeg Transit Plus Contact Centre at (204) 986-5722 and ask the customer service representative if you have any questions.

Fare Payment from Account

Winnipeg Transit Plus offers a cash-free electronic payment system called Fare Payment from Account (FPA). FPA allows Winnipeg Transit Plus registrants to prepay their fares when they take a trip. A virtual account is created for you at Winnipeg Transit Plus and you can deposit funds into your account by the following methods; telephone or on-line banking, cheque, cash, debit or credit card. You are able to purchase a monthly buspass from your account or have your fare automatically deducted from your account once you have taken your ride.

Please see our FAQ’s on the automated fare system for more information or speak to one of our customer service representatives at 204-986-5722.

Please note that if you have any outstanding balances (Ie. No Show Charges, NSF Charges, Fare Owing) they will be automatically deducted from any existing or deposited funds in your fare payment account.If you have outstanding charges, when making deposits into your account, please ensure that you deposit sufficient funds to cover your charges and any trips that you may be taking in the foreseeable future.

Operators and Fare Collection

When riding Winnipeg Transit Plus you can pay for your fare with cash, tickets, tokens, bus pass or through fare payment from account. When paying with cash you must have the exact change as operators do not carry any change.
The expectation is that every rider pays a fare to ride Winnipeg Transit Plus, unless advised otherwise. Please speak to your operator if you do not have the correct fare and he will advise Winnipeg Transit Plus so that any unpaid fares can be collected.

*Post Secondary Students must show proof of current registration at time of purchase.

Registered Winnipeg Transit Plus passengers can perform all transactions for the Fare Payment from Account process at:

Winnipeg Transit Customer Service Centre Unit B – 414 Osborne St., Winnipeg.
Hours of service desk operation: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

For more information regarding Winnipeg Transit Plus fares and Fare Payment from Account, please contact Winnipeg Transit Plus.