Get a MyWay card

Using ACTION is a cost effective transport option for travel in and around Canberra, with adult, school student, concession and off peak fare options. Children five and under who are not attending school travel free.

ACTION uses a MyWay smartcard prepaid ticketing system as well as accepting cash fares. Riders can either scan a prepaid MyWay card or purchase a single or daily cash ticket on board the bus from the driver. All single fares entitle riders to a free 90 minute transfer period. This enables you to connect to a different bus or commence your return journey using the same ticket if within 90 minutes of purchasing your ticket. Daily tickets are valid until midnight on the day of purchase.

With over 30 MyWay Recharge Agents located across Canberra, purchasing your new MyWay card is easy. MyWay Recharge Agents are authorised to issue Standard, Tertiary, Concession, and Student MyWay cards. You can find out what card type you're eligible for by visiting the MyWay Concessions information page.

Selected card types can be purchased online by completing the Purchase a Standard or Student MyWay Card form, or by phoning 13 17 10. Please allow up to 5 business days for postage. Charges apply.

To apply for a co-branded Seniors/MyWay card, passengers need to attend the Council on the Ageing (COTA ACT) office, an ACT Government Library, or an Access Canberra Shopfront.


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