Fare Policy & Pass Outlets

Transit Fare Policy
Effective June 1st, 2015

North Bay Transit cash fare is set at a cost of $3.00 unless otherwise determined by City Council. Children under the age of 5 and card carrying clients of the CNIB ride for FREE.

Type Cost
Adult Monthly Pass $86.00
Student Monthly Pass $71.00
Reduced Monthly Pass $61.00
Ten Tripper Pass $27.00
Day Pass $8.00
Single Trip Ticket $3.00

North Bay Transit Family Travel Plan

Weekdays Monday to Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. until end of day service and weekends beginning Friday at 5:00 p.m. through until end of day service Sunday, up to 3 children under the age of sixteen (16) can ride free with their fare paying parent(s) or guardian(s).

Where Can Bus Passes be Purchased?

Bus Passes Available at the Transit Terminal & City Hall
Hours of Operation - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Pass Sales Outlets

  • Wingate Lottery - Northgate Shopping Centre - multiple fare cards and single trip passes
  • Shoppers Drug Mart - 2025 Cassells Street - multiple fare cards and single trip passes
  • Max Multi Mart - 610 Lakeshore Drive
  • Shoppers Drug Mart - 276 Lakeshore Drive - multiple fare cards only
  • Downtown Variety - 180 Main Street East
  • Northeast Regional Health Centre Gift Shop - 50 College Drive - multiple fare cards and single trip passes
  • CJ Variety - 148 Main Street West
  • For Your Convenience - 150 Mountainview Drive

Reduced Passes are available at City Hall and the Transit Terminal only.

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Ridership Definitions Applicable to Transit Passes

A person who attends school as a registered FULL-TIME student in the City of North Bay, 5 days/week, minimum of 6 hours/day, in terms of not less than 4 months. A student must show a VALID, FULL-TIME "STUDENT Photo I.D. Card", or a North Bay Transit photo I.D. card, when boarding to receive the discount.
A person who attends elementary school in the City of North Bay, to the end of Grade 8.
Available to Senior Citizens and Approved Disabled Applicants who have completed a form and been approved by the City Administrator or designate. With this I.D. Card, a person can purchase a monthly pass for $61.00 per calendar month. As always, Government Senior Citizen I.D. Cards will be honoured.
Children under 5 and accompanied by an adult, ride FREE.
A person registered with the "Canadian National Institute for the Blind". When the card is presented the individual rides FREE.
Attendant Card
A person who requires an attendant may purchase an "Attendant Photo ID Card" ($10.00), which enables the attendant to ride FREE.

Transit ID Cards

Transit ID Cards are processed at the Transit Terminal, between the hours of 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday to Friday. The cost is $10.00


Remi Renaud
 (705) 474-0400 x2165
Transit Dispatch
 (705) 474-0419