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Public transportation of Toronto, Ontario and Canada

Toronto transportation fares and features

Public transport of Toronto

TTC (The Toronto Transit Commission) is an absolute monopoly on public transport the city.

TTS includes metro, buses and trams. All of them are tied to a single system of payment and transit. Made a single payment, you can travel arbitrarily in one direction with transfers between any transport included in this system. Ask the driver to give you a follow-TRANSFER for these purposes. Sometimes interchange points are tied together, and you have to pass from one transport to another.

Important: fare with cash payment above. You should have enough money without putting as you drop money into machine, which does not give change.

Ticket prices, travel cards options

  • Cash 2,4 USD = 3.00 CAD
  • Payment tokens (sale at metro stations) 3 tokens cost 6,3 USD = 7.95 CAD
  • 7 tokens 14,6 USD = 18.55 CAD
  • Pass for a month, without limits 101,2 USD = 128.50 CAD
  • Pass for a week 30,3 USD = 38.50 CAD

Web site of the company with all the extra information ttc.ca

Taxi features

Almost all taxis except for those related to specific companies in Toronto and the surrounding area holds Hindu diaspora. Bargain pointless. Metered taxi + from you expect a good tip. You do NOT have to give it.

Important: even here, not all drivers accept credit cards. Like everywhere else, make sure all the travel conditions in advance of trip. In Canada, especially outside city's, to catch a taxi on the road is not an easy task, so it is easier to order by phone. Taxi booking does not mean that you have to use it.

Toronto Airport

Airport - Toronto Pearson International Airport: three terminals, a large area. One of the most expensive airports in the world. torontopearson.com. Location: 43.683764, -79.617933 You can get the airport by the bus system TTC and Go Transit.

Intercity transportation of Ontario

Brampton City

Brampton Transit - urban transport system of Brampton. Prices, schedules and travel conditions can be found on the official website:

brampton.ca

Mississauga

Mississauga Transit MiWay-urban transport system of Mississauga mississauga.ca

Northern direction

VIVA & York transit - public transport system, which operates in northern side of Toronto yrt.ca

Transportation in Ontario

Go Transit is a long-distance carrier to the next GTA cities. This transit system includes buses , diesel comfortable trains and two-story electric trains. This carrier is one of the most expensive. Support rather ramified transport links and goes quite often. Trains run very slowly, but on schedule.

Any additional information, including timetables and fares can be found at the official website of Go Transit gotransit.com

Note: Often, when move from one transport system to another, you can use pre-taken transit voucher. Sometimes it gives a further free travel, sometimes a discount fare. Payment systems in each of its own, almost always incompatible with each other. There may be some exceptions to this rule. Just introduce a unified system of payment Presto. Details: prestocard.ca

Long distance buses in Canada

Greyhound

Greyhound - one of the oldest and best-known bus company in North America. Often provides decent prices when buying in advance. greyhound.ca

Megabus

Megabus - budget division of Couch Canada. The advertisement is always indicated that there long distance tickets for 0,79 USD = 1. CAD In fact, those are hard to find, but you can find good deals when buying in advance. Services Includes toilet, air conditioning, internet. Pay attention to the days of the week, weekday tickets are usually cheaper.

Important: Please note that usually profitable to buy tickets on the American site, since there is less taxes. Compare both options!

Couch Canada

Couch Canada - bus division StageCoach (UK) for North America. Operates in the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, in the cities of Toronto, Montreal, Kingston, Niagara Falls, London. coachcanada.com

Rail Canada

VIA Rail Canada

VIA Rail Canada - the largest and the only long distance rail passenger carrier in Canada. Operates services to eight provinces. In most cases, only expensive tickets. You can almost always find cheaper alternatives - buses. viarail.ca

Amtrak

Amtrak - one of the largest U.S. rail carriers, realize trips to and from the city of Toronto in the U.S. amtrak.com

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    11.07.2016