Fares, Tickets, & Passes

Buy Halifax Transit tickets, Monthly Passes and Regional Express XPasses from Halifax Transit’s retail partners, or pay when you board using exact change.

Fares

Conventional bus, ferry, and Access-A-Bus

Fare Category Cash Fare 10 Tickets Monthly Pass Transfer
Fare Category Cash Fare 10 Tickets Monthly Pass Transfer
Child (ages 0-12) Free N/A N/A N/A
Youth (ages 13-17) / Senior (ages 65+) $2.00 $18.00 $60.00 Free
Adult (ages 18-64) $2.75 $24.75 $82.50 Free

Regional Express (Routes 320, 330, 370)

Fare Category Cash Fare XPass With ticket, monthly pass, UPass, or transfer
Fare Category Cash Fare XPass With ticket, monthly pass, UPass, or transfer
Child (ages 0-12) Free N/A N/A
Youth (ages 13-17) / Senior (ages 65+) $3.00 $90.00 $1.00
Adult (ages 18-64) $4.25 $127.50 $1.50

Fare categories

Adult: 18 years to 64 years

Senior: 65 years & up (Free: Tuesday 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM and after 6:00 PM)

Youth: 13 years to 17 years

Child: 0 years to 12 years

A Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) Identification card can be used to obtain free travel on Halifax Transit's bus and ferry services.

Where to Buy 

Tickets, Monthly Pass, and Regional Express XPasses

Monthly Halifax Transit passes can be purchased from Transit retail partners.  They are available beginning on the 20th of each month until the 10th of the following month.

EPass

Halifax Transit’s EPass program offers an annual discounted transit pass that can be purchased by employees of SmartTrip members through payroll deduction. Find more information here.

Upass

Halifax Transit’s UPass program offers students an annual discounted transit pass as part of the enrollment fee paid to the educational institution. Find more information here.

Discounted Transit Fares Programs

On December 14, 2021 Regional Council approved a change to Halifax Regional Municipality By-Law Number U-100 – Respecting User Charges, which now allows charities/non-profit organizations, as well as event organizers to purchase discounted bulk transit fares.

Non-profit Organizations and Registered Charities

Organizations that wish to purchase tickets for the purpose of distributing them free of charge to the individuals they serve will be eligible for a 50% discount for both Adult and Youth/Senior 10-ticket sheets (minimum purchase of 50 tickets).

Click here for more information. 

Event Organizers

Event organizers who are interested in having transit fees waived for ticket holders may now purchase bulk transit fares at a rate of $1.00 per event ticket for event attendees to travel to and from the event.

Click here for more information. 

Transfers

Transfers are valid for up to 90 minutes after the end of the route and can be used on all Halifax Transit routes and services.

Please note:

  • Punch marks are used to specify the issue date, and torn off to indicate the transfers’ expiration time.
  • Passengers must request a transfer upon boarding the bus or ferry when making their initial fare payment.
  • Additional transfer fares are required for MetroX service. Please refer to the fare chart above.