MyWay and Cash Fares

MyWay is the cheapest way to travel. This ticketing system will automatically calculate the cheapest possible fare per passenger, based on any eligible concession and daily or monthly fare caps.

Please view the below table for a list of applicable charges. This information is also available to download as the MyWay Fares Guide (PDF 737KB).

Cash fares are still accepted for passengers who do not hold a MyWay card.

The below listed passengers are eligible for free travel:

  • Children aged 5 and under who are not attending school
  • ACT residents aged over 70
  • Department of Veterans Affairs TPI Gold Card holders
  • Passengers with a visual impairment

Proof of concession entitlement must be carried at all times. Current accepted concession cards (PDF  2.5MB). 

All MyWay fares include a free 90 minute transfer period.

Transport Canberra and City Services ABN: 37 307 569 373

MyWay Adult Card

Capped at 40 paid trips per calendar month

Peak single trip

$3.06

Off-peak single trip

$2.43

Weekday cap

$9.20

Weekend / public holiday cap

$5.59

Default fare charge (failure to tap off)

$1.74

MyWay Concession

Capped at 40 paid trip per calendar month

Peak single trip

$1.53

Off-peak single trip

$0.00*

Weekday cap

$4.60

Weekend / public holiday cap

$2.07#

Default fare charge (failure to tap off)

$0.87

*When users tap on and off correctly
# Cap will not be applicable during the free off-peak travel trial

MyWay School Student (Primary, Secondary and College Students)

Capped at 30 paid trip per calendar month

Single trip - school days

$1.16

Single trip - non school days

$1.53

Weekday cap

$4.60

Weekend / public holiday cap

$2.07

Default fare charge (failure to tag off)

$0.87

MyWay Tertiary Student (Full time Tertiary - University and CIT)

Capped at 40 paid trips per calendar month

Single trip - school days

$1.53

Single trip - non school days

$1.53

Weekday cap

$4.60

Weekend / public holiday cap

$2.07

Default fare charge (failure to tag off)

$0.87

Cash Fares

Payment can be made on bus only, at time of travel

Exact or small change is preferred

Adult single trip

$4.80

Adult daily ticket

$9.20

Concession, Tertiary, or School Student single trip

$2.40

Concession, Tertiary, or School Student daily ticket

$4.60

MyWay Card Fee

Adult

$5.00

Concession, Tertiary, or Student

$2.50

MyWay Seniors Card

No fee

MyWay conditions

Off peak discounts apply between 9:00am & 4:30pm and after 6:00pm on weekdays, and all day weekends and public holidays. All other periods are peak fares. There is no off peak discount for cash fares.

A 40 paid trip cap (30 paid trip cap for school students) applies for the calendar month with all subsequent travel that month free if you tap on and off.

You can receive a further discount using MyWay if you top-up your card via autoload (direct debit) or BPAY.

FREE transfer for 90 minutes.

Free off peak travel for senior and concession MyWay card holders applies when users tap on and tap off correctly.  A default fare will be charged if users don’t tap off.

Eligible passengers must carry proof of concession.

All fares are GST inclusive.


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