The 1-trip ticket is valid for one trip. 
You may transfer between metro and bus lines.
This is the only transit fare that may be purchased aboard a bus (exact change required).


The ticket is valid for 120 minutes after it is validated

See transfer rules


  • You may not make return trips or interrupt your trip and take another bus on the same route.
  • You may not return to the metro system once you have left a station.
  • This fare is not valid for the P-E Trudeau/Downtown shuttle (747).


Regular fare: $3.25
Reduced fare – age 6 -17*: $2.25
Reduced fare – age 65 and +*: $2.25

*To benefit from a reduced fare, you must have a registered photo ID OPUS card. Only reduced fare tickets for children age 6 to 11 may be purchased on board buses (exact change required).

Where to purchase

  • On the bus with the exact change
  • In the metro from fare vending machines (reduced fare 1-trip tickets not sold in vending machines) or from a ticket booth attendant
  • At one of the STM’s points of sale

Locate a point of sale

Available on


  OPUS card

L'Occasionnelle card - Montreal 375 anniversary  L'Occasionnelle card 1

Proof of payment

A validated transit fare is your proof of payment. You must keep it for the duration of your trip and show it to an inspector upon request.

If you are unable to show proof of payment, you will be subject to a fine of up to $500 (plus costs).

  1. The 1 trip fare at regular fare may be purchased on occasional smart cards only at points of sale. In the metro, this fare is available only on tickets.
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