Fares and Passes
GOVA Transit will follow holiday routes and schedules on Canada Day. Regular fares apply. For information, visit 2020 Holiday Schedules or call 705-675-3333.
During the construction on Notre Dame Avenue, bus stops located within the construction zone will not be serviced. Temporary bus stops will be placed at each end of the construction zone to service riders in this area until the work has been completed.
The following detours are effective until further notice.
Route 1 and Route 11
The New Sudbury Library bus shelter on LaSalle Blvd will not be serviced as the Route 1 Main Line, and Route 11 Donovan / Collège Boréal will be re-routed via Barry Downe, Sparks Street then Holland Street.
Riders who would normally use the New Sudbury Library bus shelter are advised to use the temporary stop located on Holland at LaSalle.
Route 13 will follow a detour at Tuddenham and Mary St. due to construction work on Dean Ave.
Outbound: From Tuddenham to Mary, Route 13 will turn left on Logan St., right on Lorne St. and from there, resume regular routing.
Inbound: From Lorne St., Route 13 will turn left on Logan St. and right on Mary St., where it will resume regular routing.
Aug 19, 2019 at 3:00:41 PM
GOVA is preparing for a gradual reopening of its regular public transit service in alignment with the first stage of the Province of Ontario’s restart plan.
- Beginning Monday, June 15, front-door boarding and fare collection will resume on all GOVA Transit buses.
- Installation of temporary clear plastic shields in the operator area of all buses will physically distance employees and passengers boarding through the front doors and using the fare box.
- The Downtown Transit Hub at 9 Elm St. will reopen for sales of GOVA Transit Ride Cards and Passes on Monday, June 8. The indoor waiting area and washrooms remain closed until further notice.
- 31-Day Passes that expired after the suspension of transit fares on March 19, 2020 will be replaced at the Downtown Ticket Kiosk to compensate for number of days remaining.
- Reduced schedules and suspended routes will continue through the summer to deploy two buses whenever possible at peak times on heavier travelled routes.
Cash Fares and Bus Pass Prices
|Age||One Ride Cash Fare||6 Ride Card||31 Day Pass||Day Pass|
|Children 4 and under||Free||Free||Free||Free|
|Children 5 to 12||$3.50||$15||$56||$10|
|Student (with transit photo ID)||$3.50||$15||$75||$10|
|Senior 65 and up (with transit photo ID)||$3.50||$15||$56||$10|
|Disability Pensioner (with transit photo ID)||$3.50||$15||$56||$10|
- If you need a transfer, please ask for one when you get on the bus.
- GOVA is not responsible for lost or stolen ride cards or passes.
- Ride cards and passes are non-refundable.
Transit Travel Incentives
Run your errands then re-board the bus at no additional charge.
- Transfers will remain valid for 90 minutes, and will be accepted on any route.
Travel with your children and grandchildren.
- Up to four youth age 12 and under can ride free when accompanied by an adult or senior with a 31-Day Pass.
Save with the purchase of an adult or student 31-Day Pass.
- The cost of a 31-Day Pass for adults is reduced to $88, and the cost of a 31-Day Pass for students is reduced to $75. Ride as often as you’d like for 31 days.
Take advantage of seniors’ discounts.
- The cost of a 31-Day Pass for seniors age 65 plus, and for individuals in receipt of a disability pension will remain available at a discount rate of $56.
Share your adult 31-Day Pass with family.
- Photo identification will no longer be required when riding the bus with an adult 31-Day Pass. The pass is now transferable and can be shared with a friend or family member when it is not in use by the pass holder.
Ride the bus six times for the cost of five.
- Students, youth, seniors 65 plus and individuals in receipt of a disability pension can save with the $15 purchase of a 6-Ride Card. Adults can save with the $17.50 purchase of a 6-Ride Card.
Make it a family day for only $10.
- A Day Pass provides unlimited travel for one transit service day for one adult and up to four youth aged 12 and under.
Discounts for frequent riders have been offset with a new one ride cash fare of $3.50 for all ages. The new cash fare replaces the previous fare category for seniors, children and disability pensioners. Children age 4 and under remain free of charge.
For more information on our fares and passes please see the information below.