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York Transit hiking fares again on July 1

The Region of York is implementing a three-year strategy to reach a revenue-to-cost target that has seen annual increases that began in July 1, 2017
2018-09-01 YRT bus KC
York Region Transit bus. Kim Champion/NewmarketToday

Following the three-year fare strategy for York Region Transit (YRT), the next fare adjustment will occur on July 1, 2019. The fare adjustment offsets rising operating costs and supports the cost of delivering service.

Fare chart

Visit for complete fare information.
Discounted fares are offered through the PRESTO card and YRT Pay app.

For major service alerts, news, travel tips and other relevant transit information, call 1-866-MOVE-YRT (668-3978), visit or follow YRT on social media. Check out to view questions and answers about YRT or submit your own questions.

The Regional Municipality of York consists of nine local cities and towns and provides a variety of programs and services to 1.2 million residents and 52,000 businesses with 636,600 employees. More information about the Region’s key service areas is available at