Fares

London Transit offers a variety of fare payment methods for your convenience. Please check below to find the option that’s right for you.

Please note when purchasing tickets or passes from LTC Office location, cash, debit, Visa and MasterCard are accepted.

Exact Cash

(Includes 90 minute transfer)

Rider Type Price Effective
Adult, Student, Senior $2.75 Dec 1, 2008
Child (12 years and under)* see below  FREE Jan 1, 2017

*Free rides for children 12 and under is provided in the form of a grant from the City. In order to count this ridership and report to the City, children are required to tap an LTC FOB on the smart card reader each time they board. FOBs are available free of charge at both LTC locations and will be given to caregivers only. Children 4 and under can ride for free without a fob.

Tickets

(Includes 90 minute transfer)

Ticket Type Price Cost per Trip Effective
Adult 5 for $9.50 $1.90 Dec 1, 2008
Student – (Grade 7 to 12 only)
Note: Valid Secondary School Student ID Card required at time of boarding
5 for $7.70 $1.54 Dec 1, 2008
Senior – (65 and over) 5 for $7.15 $1.43 Apr 1, 2019

London Transit bus tickets may be purchased at either of our offices and at hundreds of convenient locations throughout the city.

Stored Value Smart Card

Be sure to REGISTER your Smart Card as it allows you to block your card and have it replaced if lost or stolen as well as reload it online.

(Includes 90 minute transfer automatically loaded onto card)

Card Type Price Cost per Trip Effective
Adult Load a min of $10 to a max of $100 on a Smart Card $1.90 Feb 11, 2019
Student – (Grade 7 to 12 only)
Note: Valid Secondary School Student ID Card required at time of boarding
$1.54 Feb 11, 2019
Senior – (65 and over) $1.43 Apr 1, 2019

Available for purchase at LTC locations and can be reloaded online.

Monthly Passes

Be sure to REGISTER your Smart Card as it allows you to block your card and have it replaced if lost or stolen as well as reload it online.

Pass Type Available At Price Effective
Citipass – unlimited ridership LTC offices
Reload online
$81.00 Dec 1, 2008
Weekday – Monday – Friday only LTC offices
Reload online
$69.00 Dec 1, 2008
Income-Related* LTC offices
Canada Aquatic Games Centre
Citi Plaza
City Hall
Kiwanis Seniors Centre
Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre
Bostwick Community Centre (2nd Floor Service Desk)             North London Optimist Community Centre
South London Community Pool
 $52 January 1, 2018
Youth Transit Pass  (13 to 17 yrs old) LTC offices
Reload online
Canada Aquatic Games Centre
Citi Plaza
City Hall
Kiwanis Seniors Centre
Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre
Bostwick Community Centre (2nd Floor Service Desk)            North London Optimist Community Centre                  South London Community London Community Pool
$52 September 1, 2018
Post-Secondary – unlimited ridership; full-time post secondary eligible students only LTC offices
Reload online
$70.00 Dec 1, 2008

Monthly passes are available from the 15th of the previous month until the 10th of the calendar month in which they apply.

* Note: Income-Related monthly bus pass for qualified residents only.  Please visit london.ca/transitsubsidy or call 519-661-5910 for details about the program and how to apply. The Income-Related pass can only be reloaded at LTC offices and above listed locations, the online reloading feature is not available.

Tuition Passes

Pass Type Price / Fee
Fanshawe College Included In Tuition Fees
Western Undergraduate Included In Tuition Fees
Western Graduate Included In Tuition Fees

All full-time students of Fanshawe College and Western are assessed a fee in their tuition, which permits them to access London Transit services.

* Note: Some restrictions apply, please contact specific institution for program details.

Other Passes

Pass Type Available Price Effective Notes
Student Summer – unlimited ridership, grade 7 to 12 only LTC offices
Reload online
$81.00 Dec 1, 2008 2 month pass covering July and August
CNIB pass – unlimited ridership for one year LTC offices $10.00* Jan 1, 2001 A valid and current CNIB card must be presented at the time of purchase
Convention Pass ** Contact Tourism London Free See below **
Park and Ride Pass *** City of London Parking Division
519-661-4537
$60.00 See below ***

*Note: Actual Monthly pass price of $29.70 received in the form of an equalization grant from the City. The issuance of the pass is subject to a $10.00 annual CNIB registration fee, payable at LTC

** Note: A free convention pass has been developed as a joint initiative between Tourism London and the London Transit Commission. Requests for passes are to be made through Tourism London and should be made well in advance of the Convention. To be eligible, a convention must be more than one day long and be registered with Tourism London. Only registered delegates will receive a pass, which shows the Convention name, applicable dates and a serial number

*** Note: Park your vehicle at one of two municipal lots (Lot 1 or Lot 2) located north of Dundas Street with access from English Street, Elizabeth Street, Adelaide Street and Queens Avenue and take the London Transit bus downtown. The cost of the pass covers monthly parking at a designated location and traveling on Dundas Street between English and Ridout Street on routes 2, 7 and 20 anytime.

Gift Certificates

London Transit offers gift certificates for sale at both office locations. Gift certificates are available in denominations of 5, 10, 25, and 50 dollars, and may be redeemed at  LTC offices towards the purchase of any London Transit product or service.

Monthly Park and Ride Pass

The City of London and London Transit introduce a monthly Park & Ride Pass.

Park your vehicle at one of two municipal lots (Lot 1 or Lot 2) located north of Dundas Street with access from English Street, Elizabeth Street, Adelaide Street and Queens Avenue and take the London Transit bus downtown.

Passes are available at City of London Parking Division at 824 Dundas Street East. The cost of pass covers monthly parking at a designated location and traveling on Dundas Street between English and Ridout Street on routes 2, 7 and 20 anytime.

For more information, call 519-661-4537.

Senior Public Transit Tax Credit

The provincial government transit’s tax credit for seniors, introduced in July 2017, can be claimed on senior ticket purchases, Citipass, Weekday and Income-Related Subsidized Passes, providing you have a receipt- see Link

Here are a few options for obtaining receipts for that purpose:

OPTION I

Senior riders purchasing tickets at physical locations should retain their receipts.

For passes or senior tickets loaded on to a Smart Card, receipts are printed from the POS units (devices used to load the card) at LTC locations.

OPTION II

Any seniors who have purchased their monthly passes or reloaded their tickets online can access their receipts by following these steps:

  1. Sign in to the portal
  2. Manage Cards
  • Select card
  1. Purchase History
  • Select receipt number
  1. Print Receipt

OPTION III

Seniors with registered cards can also receive receipts via email or regular mail by contacting our Customer Service staff at 519-451-1347 or via email at ltc@londontransit.ca where the following information will be requested:

  1. Name
  2. Phone number
  3. Address
  4. Card serial number
  5. In which month (of the tax year) was a pass purchased

Income-Related Transit Program

On December 19, 2016, City Council approved changes to the current subsidized transit program. A new income-related transit program comes into effect on January 1st, 2018, and will offer a $52 monthly bus pass for eligible residents.

Apply Now

You can apply for the new income-related transit program in one of four ways:

  1. Apply online for the Income-Related Transit Program
  2. Paper applications are available and can be picked up and returned to any of the City of London’s Social Service offices:
  • Social Services-Citi Plaza 355 Wellington Street Suite #248, 2nd Floor South Wing
  • Social Services-Westmount Shopping Centre, 785 Wonderland Rd. S
  • Social Services-London East, 1835 Dundas St.
  • Social Services-Northland Mall, 1275 Highbury Ave.
  • Social Services-South London Community Centre, 1119 Jalna Blvd.
  1. If you would like an application mailed to you, please call 519-661-5910.
  2. If you would like assistance to complete your application by phone, please call 519-661-5910

Program Eligibility

The new income-related transit program will come into effect on January 1, 2018. This new program will offer a $52 monthly bus pass for eligible residents. To qualify for this new program, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. You are a resident of London
  2. You are 18+ years of age (this means that seniors with low-income will be eligible to purchase a subsidized transit pass through this program)
  3. Current income is below Low Income Cut Off After-Tax (LICO-AT) – visit City of London website for more details.

*If a resident is in receipt of Ontario Works, they should contact their caseworker. Assistance with transportation costs may be available through Ontario Works.

Purchasing

You will be able to purchase your bus pass beginning December 15th, 2017 for your January 2018 bus pass. Subsidized bus passes can be purchased at the following locations across the city:

  • Canada Aquatic Games Centre, 1045 Wonderland Rd N, London, ON N6G 2Y9
  • Citi Plaza, 355 Wellington Street Suite #248, 2nd Floor South Wing, London, Ontario N6A 3N7
  • City Hall, 300 Dufferin Ave, London, ON N6B 1Z2
  • Kiwanis Seniors’ Community Centre, 78 Riverside Dr, London, ON N6H 1B4
  • Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre, 656 Elizabeth St, London, ON N5Y 6L3
  • North London Optimist Community Centre, 1345 Cheapside St, London, ON N5V 3N9
  • South London Community Pool, 585 Bradley Ave, London, ON N6E 2H8
  • LTC Head Office, 450 Highbury Ave N, London, ON N5W 5L2
  • LTC Downtown Information Office, 150 Dundas St, London, ON N6A 1G1

Please bring government issued ID when purchasing your bus pass.

Cash, credit or debit will be accepted.

For more information: 
519-661-5910