To travel on SkyTrain, SeaBus, or West Coast Express, you’ll need a Compass Card, Compass Ticket, or to pay using your contactless credit card or mobile wallet (Tap-to-Pay). Paper bus transfers are only valid for transfer between buses.
Can I pay with credit card on a bus?
Look for the contactless symbol on your credit or debit card to see if your card is contactless enabled. Then, board a bus with the contactless symbol and instead of paying with cash, simply tap your card or contactless-enabled device onto the reader and wait for the beep.
You can use new Smart Ticketing payment methods by tapping on and off using a Visa, Mastercard or American Express contactless debit or credit card, smartphone or smart watch to pay for adult fares across G:link.
How do you pay on a bus?
London buses are card only, so no need for cash. Choose a Visitor Oyster card, an Oyster card, a Travelcard or a contactless payment card to pay your fare.
How much does a bus cost?
The cost of such a bus averages between $250,000 and $280,000. A 35-foot coach will hold about 35 ambulatory passengers and cost about $250,000. A 30- foot coach will hold about 30 passengers and cost about $205,000. The average life expectancy of transit coach chassis is about 12 years.
Can you pay on card on first bus?
Secure contactless payments are now available on all of our buses. Paying with contactless is a simple and secure way to pay for tickets without cash. One tap of your contactless card, Apple Pay or Google Pay and you’re aboard and ready to go, no need to worry about having the right change.