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Transit Passes, Tickets and Fares

Monthly Halifax Transit passes, including MetroPass, MetroX, and MetroLink are available beginning on the 20th of each month until the 10th of the next. For example, February passes will be available for purchase beginning January 20th up until February 10th.  Transit tickets continue to be available for purchase throughout the month.

Halifax Transit has retail partners all over Halifax for residents to purchase Halifax Transit Passes and Tickets.

Conventional, Ferry, and Access-A-Bus

Fare Category Cash Fare 10 Tickets MetroPass Transfer
Adult $2.50 $20 $78 Free
Senior & Child $1.75 $14.50 $58 Free
Student $2.50 $20 $70 Free

MetroLink Fares

Fare Category Cash Fare MetroLink Pass With ticket, MetroPass, UPass or transfer
Adult $3.00 $94.50 + $0.50 
Senior & Child $2.25 n/a + $0.50 
Student $3.00 n/a + $0.50 

MetroX Fares

Fare Category Cash Fare MetroX Pass With ticket, MetroPass, UPass or transfer With MetroLink pass or transfer
Adult $3.50 $111 + $1 + $0.50
Senior & Child $2.75 n/a + $1 + $0.50
Student $3.50 n/a + $1 + $0.50

Fare Categories

  • Adult: 16 yrs. & up
  • Senior: 65 yrs. & up
  • Child: 5 - 15 yrs.
  • Student: Full Time Student - valid photo student ID required

Please note:

  • All cash fares are exact change only - Operators do not carry change.
  • Metro Passes are not intended for uninterrupted round trips.
  • A Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) Identification card can be used to obtain free travel on Halifax Transit's conventional buses, MetroX buses, MetroLink buses and harbour ferry service.

Transfers are valid for up to 90 minutes after the last timepoint on a route and may be used travelling inbound or outbound on any Halifax Transit route or service.

Please note:

  • Punch marks are used to specify the issue date, while the tear away indicates 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 our premium MetroLink and MetroX services. Please refer to the fare chart above.