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Transit Fares

Nanaimo Regional Transit System Regional Transit offers a variety of fare options that are cost effective and convenient. Whether you travel every day or just once and awhile our tickets passes will meet your needs and help you keep your travel costs down.

Employer Pass (ProPass) - Beginning January 2, 2007 the employer pass program is available to Districts 68 & 69.

Please note that all fares and services are subject to change.

Fares effective March 1, 2012

Fares Cash Tickets (10)
Adult/University Student** $2.50 $22.50
Senior/Youth (6-18 years)* $2.25 $20.25
Children 5 and under Free ---------
Passes Day Pass Monthly Pass
Adult $6.25 $67.50
University Student** $6.25 $55.00
Senior/Youth (6-18 years)* $5.50 $41.00
University Semester Pass ------- $176.00
ProPASS ------- $57.94
*Reduced fare available with valid ID for persons 65 and older and youth (6-18 years).
**Tickets and passes are available on VIU campus only for university students.

handyDART Fares Tickets (5) Tickets (20)
Registered user $17.50 $65.00
Companion $17.50 $65.00
Attendant Free Free

*If you have young children don't forget to take advantage of our Kids Ride Free Program.

For Information on BC Bus Pass Click Here

Holiday Service

For up to date Holiday Service information, please Click Here

Bus Pass purchase locations

Nanaimo

Business Name Location Type [see legend below]
49th Parallel Grocery 1824 Cedar Road, Cedar ALL except 20/sheet hD Tickets
Aboriginal Education 395 Wakesiah Avenue SSMP/SS Tickets
Academy of Learning 7 - 1551 Estevan Road UMP
Bowen Road General Store 1701 Bowen Road ALL except hD Tickets
Bowen Park Seniors Bowen Park hD Tickets
Central Drugs - Beban 2220 Bowen Road ALL
Central Drugs - Lantzville 7186 Lantzville Road ALL
Discovery Community College B-1713 Bowen Road UMP
Fairway Markets at Nanaimo North Town Centre 4750 Rutherford Road ALL
GT Hiring Solutions 301 - 155 Skinner Street AMP/AU Tickets
Jingle Pot General Store 2201 Jingle Pot Road ALL
Kiwanis House 1233 Kiwanis Crescent SSMP/SS Tickets/hD Tickets
London Drugs - Nanaimo North Town Centre 4750 Rutherford Road ALL
London Drugs - Port Place Mall 2 - 650 S Terminal Avenue ALL
Mac's Convenience Stores 1 - 4286 Departure Bay Road ALL except 20/sheet hD Tickets
Man Lee Oriental Foods & Gift Shop Ltd. #1 39 - 1150 North Terminal ALL
Man Lee Oriental Foods & Gift Shop Ltd. #2 Unit 104 - 6596 Applecross Road AMP/SSMP/AU Tickets
Mid Island Co-Op: Bowen Road 2517 Bowen Road ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Brooks Landing 1901 Highland Boulevard ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Cranberry 1350 Cranberry Avenue ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Hammond Bay 4750 Hammond Bay Road ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Harewood 877 Bruce Avenue ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Victoria Crescent #60 Victoria Crescent ALL
Mid Island Co-Op: Woodgrove 6673 Mary Ellen Drive ALL
Ministry of Housing & Social Development 101 - 2100 Labieux Road AU Tickets
Ministry of Children & Family Development 202 - 488 Albert Street SS Tickets/AMP/SSMP
Ministry of Children & Family Development 101 - 488 Albert Street AMP/SSMP/AU Tickets/SS Tickets
Ministry of Housing & Social Development 60 Needham Street AMP
Ministry of Housing & Social Development 108 Richards Street AMP
Ministry of Children & Family Development 101 - 488 Albert Street AMP/SSMP/AU Tickets
Ministry of Children & Family Development 201 - 190 Wallace Street AMP/SSMP/AU Tickets
Northridge General Store corner of Turner Road & Uplands ALL
Regional District of Nanaimo 6300 Hammond Bay Road ALL
Rexall Drugs - Dufferin & Bowen 1750 Dufferin Crescent ALL
Rexall Drugs - Southgate Centre Southgate Centre ALL
Shoppers - Country Club Centre 38 - 3200 N Island Highway ALL
Shoppers - University Village 702 - 530 5th Street ALL
Shoppers - Mary Ellen Drive 6681 Mary Ellen Drive ALL
Sprott-Shaw College 6 - 140 Terminal Avenue UMP
Supreme Convenience 2101 Boundary Avenue AMP/SSMP/AU Tickets/SS Tickets
Thrifty Foods - Brooks Landing Brooks Landing - 2000 Island Hwy ALL
Tillicum Lelum 927 Haliburton Street AMP/SSMP/AU Tickets
Uplands Convenience Store 4320 Uplands Drive ALL
Vancouver Island Health Authority-Parking Services 1200 Boundary Crescent AU Tickets/SS Tickets/hDART Tickets/AMP/SSMP
Vancouver Island University (formerly Mal U) 900 Fifth Street AU Tickets/UMP/USP
Walmart Lotto Centre 6801 N. Island Highway ALL

Parksville/Qualicum Beach

Business Name Location Type [see legend below]
CITY OF PARKSVILLE 100 E. Jensen Avenue, Parksville ALL
OCEANSIDE PLACE, WEMBLEY MALL 830 W. Island Hwy, Parksville ALL
RAVENSONG POOL 737 Jones Road, Qualicum ALL
MEDICINE SHOPPE PHARMACY 145 2nd Ave. West, Qualicum ALL

Legend

AMP Adult Monthly Pass.
ALL DOES NOT INCLUDE University Semester Passes or University Monthly Passes. These are sold only at VIU.
AU Tickets Adult/University Tickets.
hD Tickets handyDART Tickets.
SSMP Student/Senior Monthly Pass.
SS Tickets Student/Senior Tickets.
UMP University Monthly Pass. Available only to VIU students.
USP University Semester Pass. Available only to VIU students.
  Tickets provided as a service to client/students. NOT SOLD to general public.

* handyDART ticket purchases may be made at the RDN by phone using Visa or MasterCard at 390-3000. All phone orders will be mailed out. handyDart office hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday.

BC Bus Pass Program

For senior citizens on social assistance and persons with disabilities on restricted incomes, there is an annual bus pass which allows unlimited travel on the Regional Transit system. To apply for this pass, write to:

Bus Pass Program - [ For Further Details Click Here ]
Box 9430, Station Provincial Government
Victoria, B.C. V8W 9V2

or you may call 1-866-866-0800 (push 4, then push 3)

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