Buying Tickets, Tokens and Passes
Where to buy your fare
You can purchase tickets, tokens and passes at collector booths, which are located at every subway station.
- Tokens are sold in various quantities at a minimum of 3 tokens for $9.00
- Senior/Student tickets are sold in multiples of five or ten.
Subway station collector booths will accept debit and credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, or American Express) for purchases of $10.00 or more.
Authorized TTC Fare Sellers
Tickets, tokens and passes are also available at over 1,200 Authorized TTC Fare Sellers in Toronto. Available fare types and payment method may vary by location. Search for the nearest authorized TTC Fare sellers, or call Customer Information at 416-393-4636 (INFO) and select "0" for Operator Assisted Service - available from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, except statutory holidays.
Token Vending Machines
Token Vending Machines are available in many stations and dispense tokens in quantities of one, three and six. Token Vending Machines accept cash only.
Located in select Subway Stations, the Pass Vending Machine offers a variety of passes for purchase by debit and credit card (Visa, Mastercard, or American Express).
All passes dispensed through the Pass Vending Machine do not have a validation sticker - passes are valid and ready to use.
Toronto Pearson International Airport
You can purchase single fare tickets at Toronto Pearson International Airport. There are two TTC ticket vending machines in Terminal 1, located at the Public Transit area of the Ground Transportation Level, just inside from where the TTC buses stop (curbside, at column "R"). In Terminal 3, you can purchase single fare tickets at the Currency Exchange counter located on the arrivals level.
Use cash or major credit cards anytime of the day or night to purchase tokens and tickets. Detach and deposit the ticket portion into the farebox on the bus - retain your receipt portion. Ask the Driver for a transfer if you are planning to continue your trip on another connecting TTC route.
Elevator Alert: North York Centre Station, southbound platform to concourse, out of service until mid-March due to Presto installation.
Last updated Feb 16, 9:06 PM