Fares, Tickets, Passes

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

Current Fares

Each new smart card purchased is subject to a $1.00 fee. 


When paying cash on the bus, exact fare is required.

Operators cannot make change, and overpayments are not reimbursed.

Rider Type Price
Adult, Senior, Youth
(includes 2-hour transfer)
Day Pass $9.60
(12 years and under)
(See note below.)

Note: Children 12 years of age and under are free on City service with a full paying passenger. If riding alone, qualifies as youth.

What card is right for you?

TW Smart Ride TW Smart Pass
Transit Windsor Smart Ride Card
  • Loaded with a minimum of 5 rides.
  • Provides an automatic transfer, valid for 2 hours.
  • Reloadable and can be used over and over again.
Transit Windsor Smart Pass 
  • Loaded with a minimum of 15 days.
  • Valid for consecutive days from the first tap on the farebox.
  • Reloadable and can be used over and over again.
Detailed information can be found on our terms and conditions page.

Smart Ride
Rider Type 10 Rides 5 Rides
Adult (20 to 59) $26.80 $13.40
Senior (60 and over) $21.00 $10.50
Youth (13 to 19) $21.00 $10.50


Rider Type Roundtrip One-Way
Tunnel (See note below.) $15.00 $7.50
Note: Tunnel includes service to Little Caesars Arena, Comerica Park and Ford Field.

Smart Pass

Rider Type 30 Days 15 Days
Adult (20 to 59) $101.55 $50.80
Senior (60 and over) $51.40 $25.70
Youth (13 to 19) $70.00 $35.00
Tunnel $101.55 $50.80
Combo (City and Tunnel) $166.60 N/A

Affordable Pass Program (APP) 

Based on approved application.  Available only at Windsor International Transit Terminal, 300 Chatham Street West, with proof of Identification.

Term Cost
30 Days $51.40
15 Days N/A

Semester Pass

A 4-month pass at a reduced rate. Includes insurance, protecting your pass if lost. Available to full-time students attending an accredited school. Must present valid identification. To get your semester pass replaced under the insurance policy, you must provide your name and contact number at the time of purchase and you must bring in your original sales receipt, showing card issuance number.

Period Covered Cost
September to December $280.10
January to April $280.10
May to August $280.10

Summer Saver

A 2-month pass offering saving to youth, during the summer months. University of Windsor students with a valid student card may purchase the Summer Saver.

Period Covered Cost
July & August

Corporate Value 

Available to companies who partner with Transit Windsor to offer discounted smart passes to their employees.

Term Cost
30 Days $86.35
15 Days N/A

Smart Photo

Smart Photo Cost
Photo identification is printed directly on your smart card.
First time photo identification must be taken at Windsor International Transit Terminal or Transit Centre.

Windsor Spitfires Shuttle 

Other payment options for this service include a valid Transit Windsor smart pass or transfer.

Shuttle Service Cost
One-way $1.60



The UPASS is a universal smart pass for University of Windsor Students' Alliance (UWSA), Organization of Part-time University Students (OPUS) and Graduate Student Society (GSS) students.
Do not bend or punch holes in your card, as it contains a microchip, and Transit Windsor will not refund a card that malfunctions due to these modifications.
Transit Windsor

3700 North Service Road East
Windsor, Ontario
N8W 5X2
Phone: For detailed inquiries, call 519-944-4111. For general inquiries, call 311.
Fax: 519-944-5121