Durham Region Transit has increased bus fares

By: 600011 On: Jul 2, 2024, 4:53 PM


Durham Region Transit (DRT) has increased bus fares effective July 1. According to the agency, the increase in bus fare is aimed at improving service, switching to battery electric fleet and providing new facilities for passengers. Henceforth, the bus fare for those using Presso Fare Card or e-ticket has increased from $3.35 to $3.60. And the fare for adults paying by cash or open payments will increase from $4.35 to $4.60, a Durham Region Transit spokeswoman said.

A $9 increase in monthly Presto passes has also been implemented. This brings the monthly Presto Pass rate to $29.60. Meanwhile, free travel for children below 12 years will continue.

Visit the Durham Region Transit website for more information.