DARTS Fares, Tickets and Passes

Students (ages 5 to 19)

Secondary school students must carry their Student ID card. Student tickets and passes are valid on both DARTS and the HSR.

  • Cash: $3.00
    • Pay driver, exact change only
  • Student Ticket: $1.90
  • Student Monthly Pass: $83.60
  • On account: $1.90 per trip
    • Monthly billing from DARTS

Adult (under 65)

No Photo ID required. Adult tickets and passes are valid on both DARTS and the HSR

  • Cash: $3.00
    • Pay driver, exact change only
  • Adult Ticket: $2.30
  • Adult Monthly Pass: $101.20
  • On account: $2.30 per trip
    • Monthly billing from DARTS

Senior (ages 65 to 79)

Photo ID is required for:

  • Senior Monthly Pass with a renewal sticker purchased for each month
  • Senior Annual Pass good for one year from month of purchase
  • Passes are valid on both DARTS and HSR

Available at:

  • Cash: $3.00
    • Pay driver, exact change only
  • DARTS Senior Ticket: $19 - book of 10, valid on DARTS only
  • DARTS Senior Monthly Pass: $26.50 - Beneficial for seniors using more than 12 tickets a month
    • Both are available at: ATS Office at Mountain Transit Centre, 2200 Upper James Street, HSR Customer Service Centre, 36 Hunter St. East, Municipal Service Centres
    • Senior tickets also available from DARTS Drivers
    • Renew By Mail: Send a cheque or money order payable to “City of Hamilton” to: ATS, P.O. Box 340, Mount Hope Ontario L0R 1W0​

  • DARTS Senior Annual Pass: $265 - Beneficial for seniors using more than 10 tickets a month
    • Available at: ATS Office at Mountain Transit Centre, 2200 Upper James Street, HSR Customer Service Centre, 36 Hunter St. East
    • Renew By Mail: Send a cheque or money order payable to “City of Hamilton” to: ATS, P.O. Box 340, Mount Hope Ontario L0R 1W0​

  • On account: $1.90 per trip
    • Monthly billing from DARTS

  • Children ages 0 to 4 - Free, no photo ID required
  • Golden Age (80+)Free to residents of Hamilton only. Photo ID not required on DARTS
  • Companions - HSR Adult rates apply.
  • Support person - Free with medical certification preapproved by ATS.

PRESTO passes are not accepted for rides on DARTS.