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For a limited time only, the ARTM is offering contactless bus fares:

  • One-trip fare for $3.50
  • Valid on buses only, in all networks covered by the ARTM (exo, RTL, STL and STM)
  • Does not include transfers to metro or trains
  • Can be purchased on the Chrono or Transit app
  • Valid for 120 minutes after activation

Conditions and details


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 YUL Aéroport MTl-Trudeau (747) shuttle.


Regular fare: $3.50
Reduced fare – age 6 -17*: $2.50
Reduced fare – age 65 and +**: $1.00

*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 or métro without photo ID OPUS card.

**To benefit from a reduced fare, you must have a registered photo ID OPUS card. The reduced fare tickets for age 65 and + may be purchased on board buses or métro with photo ID OPUS card.

Where to purchase

  • On the bus with the exact change
  • In the metro from fare vending machines (reduced fare 1-trip tickets only available on registered photo ID OPUS card) or at the ticket booth from a station officer
  • At one of the STM’s points of sale

Locate a point of sale

Available on


  OPUS card

  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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