New information about using PRESTO on the TTC

You can now use PRESTO to pay your MiWay fare on TTC buses that travel into Mississauga.

Travelling from Mississauga to Toronto:

  • Tap your PRESTO card when you board the bus in Mississauga.
  • Your MiWay fare will be deducted.
  • When you arrive in Toronto, tap before you exit the bus to pay your TTC fare.

Travelling from Toronto to Mississauga:

  • Tap your PRESTO card when you board the bus in Toronto. Your TTC fare will be deducted.
  • When you arrive in Mississauga, tap your PRESTO card reader at the front of the bus when you exit. Your MiWay fare will be deducted.

Travelling on a TTC bus within Mississauga:

  • Tap your PRESTO card when you board the bus. Your MiWay fare will be deducted
  • You are not required to tap off, if you board a TTC bus within Mississauga.

Starting August 26, PRESTO card customers will be able to use their PRESTO card to pay their YRT fare on TTC buses that travel to and from York Region (102D Markham Road, 129A McCowan North, 17A Birchmount, 68B Warden and 160 Bathurst North).

Coming Soon:

Changes to fare payment on Downtown Express bus routes.

A new TTC Monthly Downtown Express Pass and 12 Month Downtown Express Pass will be available starting with the September pass period

  • They will be available for sale from August 26 until September 8.
  • The TTC Monthly Downtown Express Pass and 12 Month Downtown Express Pass will provide unlimited travel per month across the TTC, including the five Downtown Express bus routes. 
  • The passes replace the need to purchase the Downtown Express bus sticker, which will be discontinued on August 30, 2019. 

Please note: 

If you are interested in purchasing a TTC Monthly Downtown Express Pass or 12 Month Downtown Express Pass and have Autorenew or a regular 12 Month Pass, you must cancel your Autorenew agreement or 12 Month Pass before August 23, 2019. Pre-Authorized Debit (PAD) customers cannot switch until the October pass window. Please ensure that your existing contract is cancelled after August 23rd and that your paper form[link] is received by September 19th. Most banks offer online debit transactions, if you wish to complete the switch in time for September.

Using PRESTO on TTC buses that travel into York Region

Starting August 26, PRESTO card customers will be able to use their PRESTO card to pay their YRT fare on TTC buses that travel to and from York Region (102D Markham Road, 129A McCowan North, 17A Birchmount, 68B Warden and 160 Bathurst North).

Travelling from York Region to Toronto:

  • Tap your PRESTO card when you board the bus in York Region. Your YRT fare will be deducted.
  • When you arrive in Toronto, tap before you exit the bus to pay your TTC fare.

Travelling from Toronto to York Region:

  • Tap your PRESTO card when you board the bus in Toronto. Your TTC fare will be deducted.
  • When you arrive in York Region, tap your PRESTO card reader at the front of the bus when you exit. Your YRT fare will be deducted.

Travelling on a TTC bus within York Region:

Southbound:

  • Tap your PRESTO card when you board the bus.

Northbound

  • Tap your PRESTO card when you exit the bus.  

Until these changes are introduced you must pay your YRT and/or MiWay fare as you do today (TTC fare plus a supplement, cash or YRT and/or MiWay fare product). The same applies for the reverse. When you board a TTC bus in York Region or Mississauga you must deposit your YRT and/or MiWay fare or cash in the fare box. If you want to pay your TTC fare by PRESTO, you must tap your card when you leave the bus in Toronto.

An additional fare is required when travelling on TTC routes outside of Toronto. For more information, call TTC Customer Information at 416-393-4636 (INFO).

York Region Transit (YRT)

Additional Fares Required North of Steeles Avenue

Effective July 1, 2018

  • Adult: $4.25 exact cash
  • Senior/Child: $4.25 exact cash
  • Youth (High School): $4.25 exact cash
  • Valid YRT/Viva tickets or passes are also accepted.

An applicable TTC fare with a cash supplement will be accepted if the customer does not have YRT/Viva fare:

  • Adults: TTC token +  75¢
  • Seniors: TTC Senior/Youth Ticket + 25¢
  • Student: (High School): TTC Senior/Youth Ticket + 85¢

Seniors must show appropriate proof of age (65+).

Youth (High School) must present a valid High School Student ID card.

Children are elementary school age and under (6-12). Children under the age of 1 always ride for free. One child 1 year of age but not yet 6 years of age may ride for free with an accompanying adult. Each additional child travelling with the same adult must pay the child fare.

YRT/GO Fare Integration

The appropriate valid GO Transit fare will be accepted to or from connecting GO train or train-bus trips at York Region GO Train stations, with a cash supplement of $1.00.

As there is no YRT bus stop directly at the Mount Joy GO Station, the following stops on Route 102D will be considered stops for the Mount Joy GO Station:

  • Northbound - 105 Anderson
  • Southbound - On Markham Road at Bur Oak Avenue

Service in York Region is operated by the TTC for YRT. An additional fare is required when crossing the Toronto boundary in either direction. Inquiries about fares and services should be directed to YRT at 905-762-2100 or 1-866-MOVE YRT (668-3978), TTY 905-881-5167 or 1-866-276-7478 or visit the website: www.yrt.ca This is an external site and it will open a new window

MiWay (City of Mississauga)

Additional Fares Required on 52 Lawrence West - West of Jetliner Road & Airport Road

Effective April 1, 2019

$3.75 exact cash or MiWay Adult, Senior, Youth, Child ticket or transfer.

An applicable TTC fare with a cash supplement will be accepted if the customer does not have MiWay fare:

  • Adult: TTC token  +  10¢
  • Youth: TTC Student ticket +  20¢
  • Seniors: TTC Senior ticket   +  5¢

Transfer privileges to and from MiWay routes apply. Youth (ages 13 to 19) and full-time Post-Secondary Students must carry any form of I.D., showing age.

Rides are free for pre-school children accompanied by a fare paying customer, customers who present a CNIB card upon boarding, and one support person (a person whose presence is essential to provide care and assistance to a person with a disability) accompanying a disabled customer. A support person accompanying a customer who presents a CNIB card upon boarding must pay a regular fare. Senior $1 Cash Fare does not apply.

TTC Metropass, Day Pass, Weekly Pass, and Convention Pass are not valid for travel in the Mississauga Fare Zone.

Service west of Jetliner Road and Airport Road on the 52 LAWRENCE WEST route is operated by the TTC for the City of Mississauga and an additional fare is required when crossing the fare zone boundary, in either direction.

Contact MiWay at 905-615-INFO (4636) or MiWayThis is an external site and it will open a new window