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Fare Information
Fares as of August 25, 2008
Cash Fare
  One Zone Multi Zones
Adult $2.00 $2.50
Senior* $1.75 $2.25
Student to Gr. 12** $1.75 $2.25
Child, 5 or under no charge no charge
10 Tickets
Adult $16.00 $22.50
Student $14.00 $20.25
Senior $14.00 $20.25
Day Pass
Adult $5.00 $6.00
Student $4.50 $5.50
Senior $4.50 $5.50
Monthly Pass
Adult $50 $55
Senior $35 $40
Student to Gr. 12 $35 $40
Semester Pass
Student $100 $120

*Reduced fare for persons aged 65 or older, with valid ID.
** Reduced fare for students to Grade 12 and post-secondary students, wtih valid Student I.D.

Please have exact change or ticket fare ready. Drivers do not carry change.

Passes

Retain pass throughout your trip and surrender your pass, if requested, to a transit employee.

Fare Zones

One Zone: Local travel within a region. For example, travel within Vernon/Coldstream or travel within Enderby/Armstrong/Spallumcheen.
Multi Zones: Travel between regions. For example, travel between Armstrong and Vernon, or Vernon and Kelowna. Multi-zone boundaries include any travel beyond present Vernon/Coldstream conventional bus coverage or beyond Armstrong city limits.

Vernon to Downtown Kelowna: $2.50 (multi-zone regional fare) when boarding first bus. Transfers are good for travel on the Kelowna transit system.

Downtown Kelowna to Vernon: $2.25 (Kelowna fare) when boarding first Kelowna bus. When boarding bus to Vernon at UBC O present Kelowna transfer, and pay a top up fare of $0.50.

Oyama to or from Downtown Kelowna: $2.25 (Kelowna fare).
Oyama to or from Downtown Vernon: $2.50 (multi-zone regional fare).
A multi-zone regional monthly pass is good for travel on both systems. A Kelowna monthly pass will require pay a top up fare of $0.50 per trip.

Valid U-Passes and BC Bus Passes would be good for travel on both systems.

Enderby to Salmon Arm: Extended regional travel from Enderby to Salmon Arm is a separate $2.25 cash-only fare each way.

Save on Fares

Tickets: Save $4.00 when you buy a book of 10 tickets (adult fare, one zone).

DayPass: You may use a DayPass as many times in one day as you wish. If you plan to take several trips in a day, you will save money by using a DayPass. DayPass is valid on the conventional system only.

Monthly Pass: When you purchase a monthly pass, you have unlimited travel on the transit system for a month for the same price as 15 return trips (adult, one zone fare).

Click here for a list of Ticket, DayPass and Monthly Pass vendors.

Transfers

If you are paying cash or using tickets, and have to travel on more than one bus to complete your trip, you will need a transfer from the driver.

Be sure to request your transfer as you pay your fare. If you have to take more than two buses to complete your trip, you can use the same transfer.

Transfers are free, and they are good for one-way travel, valid for the first connecting bus at transfer points only.

When you board your connecting bus, show your transfer to the driver with the transfer facing up, and the time showing.

Vendor Locations

Ticket and Pass Outlets

  • Vernon City Hall
  • Nolan's Pharmasave, Vernon
  • Okanagan College
  • Regional District of North Okanagan Office
  • Lumby Municipal Office
  • Enderby Municipal Office
  • Armstrong Municipal Office
  • Spallumcheen Municipal Office
  

Vernon Regional Transit System

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