Fares

TYPEFARENOTES
ADULT
SINGLE RIDE$2.25Available on board with cash or Umo Cash Balance fare product. Drivers do not carry change.
10 TICKETS$20.25Only available for purchase through a fare vendor.
DAYPASS$4.50Available on board or applied after second Umo Cash Balance payment. Drivers do not carry change.
MONTHLY PASS/30-DAY PASS$50.00Available for purchase through fare vendor and via Umo.
SENIOR (65+)
SINGLE RIDE$2.25Available on board with cash or Umo Cash Balance fare product. Drivers do not carry change.
10 TICKETS$20.25Only available for purchase through a fare vendor.
DAYPASS$4.50Available on board or applied after second Umo Cash Balance payment. Drivers do not carry change.
MONTHLY PASS/CONCESSION 30-DAY PASS$38.00Available for purchase through fare vendor and via Umo.
STUDENT (POST-SECONDARY)
SINGLE RIDE$2.25Available on board with cash or Umo Cash Balance fare product. Drivers do not carry change.
DAYPASS$4.50Available on board or applied after second Umo Cash Balance payment. Drivers do not carry change.
MONTHLY PASS/CONCESSION 30-DAY PASS$38.00Available for purchase through fare vendor and via Umo.
SEMESTER PASS$125.00Available for purchase through fare vendor and via Umo.
STUDENT (GRADE 8 – 12)
SINGLE RIDE$2.25Available on board with cash or Umo.
DAY PASS$4.50Available on board or applied after second Umo Cash Balance payment. Drivers do not carry change.
10 TICKETS$20.25Only available for purchase through a fare vendor.
MONTHLY PASS/CONCESSION 30-DAY PASS$38.00Available for purchase through fare vendor and via Umo.
CHILD (6 TO 12)
FreeMore information
CHILD (5 AND UNDER)
Free when accompanied by an attendant 12 years or olderMore information

Route 66 CVX Cowichan – Victoria Express and Route 99 SVX Shawnigan Lake – Victoria Express
TYPEFARENOTES
SINGLE RIDE$10.00One way fare. Cash accepted on board or available via Umo as Cash Balance. Drivers do not carry change.
10 TICKETS$90.00Only available for purchase through a fare vendor.
30-DAY CVX ZONE A PASS$204.00Valid on the Route 66 CVX Cowichan – Victoria Express and Route 99 SVX Shawnigan Lake – Victoria Express and the Cowichan Valley Transit System. Available from fare vendor or via Umo.
30-DAY CVX ZONE B PASS$246.00Valid on the Route 66 CVX Cowichan – Victoria Express and Route 99 SVX Shawnigan Lake – Victoria Express, the Cowichan Valley Transit and Victoria Regional Transit Systems. Available from fare vendor or via Umo.
CHILD (12 AND UNDER)FreeNo fare product required.

70 NCX Nanaimo – Cowichan Express
TYPEFARENOTES
SINGLE RIDE$7.50One way fare. Cash accepted on board or available via Umo as Cash Balance. Drivers do not carry change.
10 TICKETS$67.50Only available for purchase through a fare vendor.
30-DAY NCX ZONE C PASS$175.00Valid on 70 NCX Nanaimo – Cowichan Express. Available from fare vendor or via Umo.
30-DAY NCX ZONE D PASS$245.00Valid on 70 NCX Nanaimo – Cowichan Express, in RDN Transit and Cowichan Valley Transit. Available from fare vendor or via Umo.

handyDART
PASSENGERFARENOTES
REGISTERED USER$2.25
COMPANION$2.25A companion is a friend or family member
ATTENDANTFreeAn Attendant is someone the Pass Holder might require for assistance
SHEET OF 5 TICKETS$11.25Tickets are one-way

On Request
TYPEFARENOTES
PASSENGER$2.25
ATTENDANTFreeAn Attendant is someone required for assistance
SHEET OF 5 TICKETS$11.25Tickets are one-way

VENDORADDRESSNOTES
DUNCAN
COWICHAN AQUATIC CENTRE2653 James StreetInterregional transit service products available.
COWICHAN VALLEY REGIONAL DISTRICT OFFICE Umo175 Ingram StreetInterregional transit service and NCX available via retailer and Umo. Post Secondary Student Semester Pass available.
COWICHAN COMMUNITY CENTRE (BOX OFFICE) Umo2687 James StreetInterregional transit service and NCX products available via retailer and Umo.
LONDON DRUGS Umo119 Trans-Canada Hwy
WALMART AT COWICHAN COMMONS (LOTTO CENTRE) Umo3020 Drinkwater RoadInterregional transit service and NCX products available via retailer and Umo.
COWICHAN LAKE AREA
COWICHAN LAKE SPORTS ARENA Umo311 S Shore RoadInterregional transit service and NCX products available via retailer and Umo.
COWICHAN LAKE COMMUNITY SERVICES Umo121 Point Ideal DriveInterregional transit service and NCX products available via retailer and Umo.
TOWN OF LAKE COWICHAN MUNICIPAL HALL
YOUBOU COMMUNITY HALL8550 Hemlock Street
LADYSMITH
TOWN OF LADYSMITH CITY HALL410 EsplanadeNCX fare products available.
FRANK JAMESON COMMUNITY CENTRE Umo810 6 AvenueInterregional transit service and NCX products available via retailer and Umo.
49TH PARALLEL GROCERY1020 1ST AvenueNCX fare products available.
RX DRUG MART UmoCoronation SquareInterregional transit service and NCX products available via retailer and Umo.
OTHER
CHEMAINUS SALISH SEA MARKET2835 Oak Street
GALLETTO MARKET & DELI, CROFTON Umo1602 Joan AvenueInterregional transit service and NCX products available via Umo
KERRY PARK RECREATION CENTRE Umo1035 Shawnigan Mill Bay RoadInterregional transit service and NCX products available via retailer and Umo.
SHAWNIGAN LAKE COMMUNITY CENTRE Umo2804 Shawnigan Lake RoadInterregional transit service and NCX products available via retailer and Umo.

How Fares Work

In this section, you will discover how to use cash fare and passes, transfers, and how to become a vendor.

Cash Fare

A Cash Fare allows one person to use transit. Please have the correct fare ready before you enter the bus.

Cash Balance

Learn more about Cash Balance, a new fare product for riders using a Umo payment method

10 Tickets

Each ticket allows one person to use transit. Using tickets has the advantage of not requiring you to carry exact change on the bus.

DayPASS

A DayPASS offers a discount for unlimited travel throughout the day.

Monthly Pass

If you need to take transit regularly throughout the month, a Monthly Pass offers a discount for unlimited travel.

handyDART

handyDART is a transit service that helps those with disabilities reach their destinations.

BC Bus Pass

The BC Bus Pass Program offers a reduced cost, annual bus pass for low income seniors and individuals receiving disability assistance from the Province of British Columbia.

Meet Umo, the new way to pay your BC Transit fare. 

Umo allows you to select the best payment method for your lifestyle and travel habits. Learn more about Umo.