Edmonton Senior Bus Fares 2020

Edmonton Bus Fares 2020

ETS customers 65 years of age or older are eligible to pay a reduced rate for ETS fare products.

All ETS fare types are accepted on DATS, including senior tickets,  monthly and annual passes, when used by registered DATS riders.New Fares (effective February 1, 2020)

Cash$3.50
Ticket (Book of 10)$19
Monthly Pass$34
Annual Pass$374
Annual Pass – Low IncomeFREE

Senior fares are available to ETS customers who are 65+ or older. Reduced rates for seniors are available on tickets, monthly passes and annual passes. There is no reduced rate for cash fare or single ticket purchase.

Tickets

Youth/Senior Tickets come in packs of 10. Beginning February 1, 2020, these tickets are restricted to persons aged 24 and under and 65+. Proof of age may be required by transit staff when using a Youth/Senior ticket. Tickets are valid for all ETS service.

Monthly Pass

Monthly passes are valid for one calendar month of travel on all ETS service. Proof of age may be required by transit staff when using a Senior monthly pass.Current Fares (effective February 1, 2019)

Cash$3.50
Ticket (Book of 10)$23
Monthly Pass$15.50
Annual Pass$136.50
Annual Pass – Low Income$59.25

Senior fares are available to ETS customers who are 65+ or older. Reduced rates for seniors are available on tickets, monthly passes and annual passes. There is no reduced rate for cash fare or single ticket purchase.

Tickets

Youth/Senior Tickets come in packs of 10. These tickets are restricted to person age 6 – 17 and 65+. Proof of age may be required by transit staff when using a Youth/Senior ticket. Tickets are valid for all ETS service.

Monthly Pass

Monthly passes are valid for one calendar month of travel on all ETS service. Proof of age may be required by transit staff when using a Senior monthly pass.Annual Pass

Senior Annual Pass

Residents of Edmonton, 65 years of age and older qualify for a Senior Annual Pass. Annual passes are non-transferable.

Passes can be used for unlimited travel on all Edmonton Transit buses, the LRT and DATS (for registered DATS users). These passes are NOT accepted on the Route 747 with service to Edmonton International Airport, or regional transit vehicles.

The Senior Annual Pass can only be purchased at the Edmonton Service Centre or through the mail-in program.

Senior Annual Passes are valid from April 1 of the current year (note exception: February products are valid from January 15, 2020) until March 31 of the next year. Passes go on sale each year at the beginning of February and are sold until December. They are not prorated regardless of when they are purchased.

Low Income Annual Pass

Seniors applying for a low income annual pass must provide a copy of one of the following. Proof of receipt of this benefit is required for first time applicants only.

  • 2018 or 2019 T4A (OAS) (if box 21, net supplement paid, shows any amount above zero)
  • Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) letter of eligibility from the Government of Canada
  • 2018 or 2019 Notice of Assessment (line 150, taxable individual income must be below $28,513)
  • Permanent Resident or a refugee (to qualify, you must have been in Canada less than one year and have not filed a tax return)
  • Proof of government Employment Insurance (EI) being received in past three months
  • A copy of your Health Benefits Card within the last three months showing receipt of Income Support benefits

Renew Senior Annual Pass via the Mail-In Program

Any senior who purchased an annual pass the previous year will receive a renewal form at the end of February by mail reminding them to renew their annual pass. This renewal form, along with a cheque or money order made payable to the City of Edmonton, can be returned to ETS in the postage-paid envelope provided. The new annual pass will be sent within one to two weeks of the application being received provided it is complete.

If a renewal letter is not received, the Seniors Annual Pass can still be renewed by mail with the following information:

  • A cheque or money order made payable to the City of Edmonton for the cost of the pass;
  • Full name;
  • Address;
  • Phone number;
  • Date of birth.

Mail your payment and information to:

Senior Annual Pass Program
2nd Floor, Edmonton Tower
10111 104 Avenue
T5J 0J4

Mobility Issues

Seniors with mobility issues can send a representative on their behalf. The representative must provide a consent letter and the previous year’s Seniors Annual Pass in order to purchase a new pass.

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