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Tickets & Passes

Fares, Tickets, & Passes
Fare Type As of April 1, 2016
Cash Fare $2.75
20 Ride Pass $44
10 Tickets $24.75
Family/Day Pass $11
Monthly Adult Pass $77
Monthly Discount Pass $66
Monthly Youth/Senior Pass $55
Annual Senior Pass $495
College/University uPass included in tuition

*See below for conditions


Ticket & Pass Sales Outlets
Thunder Bay North Outlets Monthly 20 Ride Day Pass Tickets
Arella’s Quality Dollar Store – 292 Bay St. X X X X
Barb's Laundromat - 231 Cumberland St.   X    
Barb's Laundromat - 213 Algoma St.   X    
Bay Credit Union – 142 Algoma St. S X
Cathy’s Discount – 238 Red River Rd. X X X X
County Corners Village Market - 336 Wardrope Ave  X    
Cressman's North End Variety - 375 Shuniah St.   X    
Danny's Variety - 63 Carrie St. X X X X
High Variety (Hodder Greeks) - 106 High St. N X X    
Lakeside Husky – 514 Cumberland St. N  X
LUSU Office (Lakehead University) - 955 Oliver Rd. X
Safeway – 70 Court St. N   X
Safeway – 1015 Dawson Rd. X
Season's Gift Shop – (Hospital) - 980 Oliver Rd. X  
Shoppers (Grandview Mall) - 640 River St. X
Shoppers - 320 Arundel St. X    
Shoppers - 300 Memorial Ave.   X    
Shoppers (Port Arthur Clinic) - 194 Court St. N X
Shoppers - 901 Red River Rd.   X X  
Skaf's Bargain Zone - 470 Hodder Avenue X X X X
Thunder Bay 55+ Centre – 700 River St.   X    
Transit Office – 570 Fort William Rd. X X X X
Teraz Express (Intercity Mall) - 1000 Fort William Rd. X
Zaba's Variety – 7 Cumberland St. S  X X X X


Ticket & Pass Sales Outlets
Thunder Bay South Outlets Monthly 20 Ride Day Pass Tickets
Barb's Laundromat - 300 May St. N X    
Barb's Laundromat - 1200 Victoria Ave. E   X    
City Cashier’s - (Victoriaville) - 125 Syndicate Ave.  X X X X
City Hall - Main Floor - 500 Donald St. E. X X X X
Confederation College Bookstore - 1450 Nakina Dr. X
Mac's Store – 640 Waterloo St. X
Safeway - 115 Arthur St. W X
Shoppers - 572 Arthur St. W X
Shoppers - 151 Frederica St. W X X X X
Shoppers (McIntyre Centre) - 1186 Memorial Ave. X X X
Shoppers - 900 McKellar St. X    
Shoppers (Northwood Plaza) - 425 Edward St. N  X X  
Shoppers - 1001 Ridgeway St.   X    

Fare Conditions
Fares Effective April 1, 2016 
Senior Annual Pass Passengers aged 60 and over are eligible for the pass. Visit the Transit Office at 570 Fort William Rd. on Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm to purchase. A photo will be taken and applied to the annual pass. Valid January 1 until December 31. Valid for unlimited travel during a calendar year.
Adult Monthly Pass The adult pass can be used as a family day pass on Sundays or Stat Holidays under the same criteria as a family day pass.
Monthly Discount Pass May only be purchased and used by persons with a valid Transit Accessibility ID Card. ID card must be presented at point of sale and presented to a Transit Operator upon request.
Family/Day Pass May be used by 2 Adults/Seniors and 3 Youth OR 1 Adult/Senior and 4 Youth
Child Aged 0-5 ride free when accompanied by a fare paying adult
Youth Aged 6-18
Adult Aged 19-59
Senior Aged 60+


Transit Accessibility id card

To obtain an Accessibility ID card, visit the Thunder Bay Transit Office located at 570 Fort William Rd. with proof of receipt of income support either from the Provincial (ODSP) or Federal (Disability Tax Credit) government. There is a $5 one-time processing charge for the card. Bring the fee with you along with the supporting documentation. A Transit Accessibility ID card must be presented upon request to a Transit Operator by any passenger using a monthly Discount Pass and at point of sale.

proof of age

Pass, along with proof of age must be submitted for inspection upon request and may be confiscated for misuse.


Transit is not responsible for replacing lost or stolen passes.

Support Person

No fare will be charged for a support person on Thunder Bay Transit or Lift+. With approval of Transit Services, the passenger requiring support must obtain a valid photo ID card. Without proper approval the fare is as indicated above. One support person per person.

Lift+ Support Person Application

Thunder Bay Transit Support Person Application

Federal Tax Credit for Transit

Effective July 1, 2017, the Federal Government eliminated the non-refundable tax credit. For more information, visit:

Ontario seniors' public tax credit

Effective July 1, 2017, the Ontario Government has introduced a refundable tax credit for Ontario seniors aged 65 and over. The Tax Credit applies to public transit services, including Thunder Bay Transit and Lift Plus Specialized Transit. Fares eligible for the tax credit include days passes, tickets, punch passes, monthly passes, and annual passes. Only cash fares on specialized transit are eligible. To claim the tax credit, you must have an itemized receipt and the pass if available. Contact Transit Services if you require more information.

fare fraud

Fare fraud is a serious criminal offence. Unlawful use of tickets, monthly passes or uPass may result in confiscation and/or the possibility of criminal charges. In the event of unlawful use or fare dispute, passengers will be asked to pay the cash fare. Passengers may contact Transit Services for resolution in the event of a dispute.

annual senior pass

12 months for price of 9 months  - Valid January 1 - December 31. Available for sale November 1 - March 31.

college/university u-pass

Included in tuition and administered through the Student Union offices at Confederation College and Lakehead University. Valid September 1 to August 31 on conventional and specialized* transit. *Students must be registered with specialized transit.