Tickets, passes and fares

Tickets and passes

All Strathcona County Transit tickets (commuter, local, or Mobility Bus) with an expiry date of December 31, 2020 or later, will continue to be accepted as valid fare media until Smart Fare comes into effect later this year.

Passes and tickets are only available at the Bethel Transit Terminal or Ordze Transit Centre. Fare media is not available for purchase at any external retail outlet.

Last modified: Dec. 2, 2021, 1:12 p.m.

COVID-19 Transit service

As directed by the Province of Alberta, masks will continue to be required while riding transit until further notice.

COVID-19 protocols and restrictions affecting Transit

Learn about modified services and safety protocols.

COVID testing

The AHS testing site is located in trailers in the north-west corner of the Bethel Transit Terminal parking lot off of Broadview Road, not in the Bethel Transit Terminal. Map

Please do not ride transit to get to your appointment. If you require transportation, contact 811 and they will assist you. 

Last modified: Sept. 7, 2021, 8:55 a.m.

See also: Subsidized fares

Please note, if your trip involves transferring bus services provided by Edmonton or St. Albert, you may have to pay transfer fees.

For more information on how to plan your trip, please call Customer Service at 780-464-RIDE (7433) from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Fare products are currently only available at the Bethel Transit Terminal and Ordze Transit Centre during regular business hours. Passes and tickets are currently not available at any retail outlet.

January 2022 monthly passes and Advantage Parking passes will be available beginning December 17 at the Bethel Transit Terminal. 

Bus passes can be purchased from Bethel Transit Terminal at the following times:

Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturdays: 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

January 2022 monthly passes will be available at the Ordze Transit Centre December 30, 21 and January 3, 2022.

Bus passes can be purchased from the Ordze Transit Centre on the last two business days of the month and the first working day of the month at the following times:

7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

2021 Fares and bus pass rates  

Adult

Local cash fare: one way $3.10
Commuter cash fare: one way $6.20
Adult local ticket booklet (package of 10) $23.30
Adult commuter ticket booklet (package of 10) $46.50
Adult local monthly pass $54.25
Adult commuter monthly pass $108.50

Single day pass 
(valid for unlimited travel on Strathcona County Transit only for one (1) adult. Pass is only valid when scratched properly: one day, one month and one year. Feel free to ask your Operator or Customer Service Representative for assistance. 

$12.40

*Children 12 years and under ride free when accompanied by a paying customer.

Youth (6 - 17 years of age)

Local cash fare: one way $3.10
Commuter cash fare: one way $6.20
Youth local ticket booklet (package of 10)  $17.40
Youth commuter ticket booklet (package of 10)  $34.90
Youth commuter monthly pass 
Valid for youth 17 and under or eligible students with a valid student ID 
$81.40
Youth local monthly pass
Valid for youth 17 and under or eligible students with a valid student ID 
$40.70
Youth local summer pass (July and August)  $30.50

Seniors (Ages 65+)

Local cash fare: one way $3.10
Commuter cash fare: one way $6.20
Senior local ticket booklet (package of 10) $17.40
Senior commuter ticket booklet (package of 10) $34.90
Senior commuter monthly pass $32.55
Senior local monthly pass $16.30

*Exact cash fares only. Drivers cannot provide change.

Advantage Parking

Advantage Parking is a reserved, paid parking program at the Bethel Transit Terminal. Advantage Parking provides individuals with a parking stall during peak times, regardless of when they arrive at the Bethel Transit Terminal.

  • $35/month
  • 100 passes available
  • Available on a first come first served basis

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Single day pass

Day passes can be used for unlimited travel on Strathcona County Transit for one service day.

  • Valid for one adult.
  • Appropriate date of travel must be scratched to be valid including one day, one month and one year.
  • Passes with multiple dates scratched are invalid. 
  • Available only at the Bethel Transit Terminal and Ordze Transit Centre customer service booths.
  • Valid only on Strathcona County Transit.
    • Pass costs: $12.40

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Youth local summer pass

Summer passes are for youth 17 and under or students who are not in the U-Pass program. Passes are valid for unlimited local service for both July and August for one low price. The summer 2021 passes will be available beginning June 18, 2021 at the Bethel Transit Terminal and on June 29 at the Ordze Transit Centre.

Pass features:

  • One combination pass is valid for both July and August.
  • Passes will not be sold prorated for the month of August.
    • Pass cost: $30.50

U-Pass

 

Learn more about subsidized fares.

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Where to buy

Passes and tickets are currently only available at Transit Terminals during their regular customer service hours

Where to buy bus tickets and passes

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Transfers

Sometimes your trip may require a transfer between different buses or services (LRT). Strathcona County Transit works with our partners in Edmonton and St. Albert to help you reach your destination.

Your transfer fee will vary depending on the type of pass or ticket you are using and where you are traveling. Your transfer fee is paid to the operator once you board the transferring bus. Please use the charts below to determine your transfer fee.

Strathcona County Transit (SCT) passes, tickets and transfers

Pass or ticket type:

Fee for traveling within Sherwood Park

Fee for traveling from Sherwood Park to Edmonton

Fee for traveling within Edmonton 

Fee for traveling from Edmonton to Sherwood Park

Local
Transfers, tickets and monthly passes (adult/senior/youth/youth summer)

 No fee

  $3.10 

 Not valid

$3.10 

Local
Senior off-peak monthly passes 

 No fee

 Not valid

 Not valid

 Not valid

Commuter
Transfers, tickets and monthly passes (adult/youth/senior)

 No fee

 No fee

 No fee

No fee

Day Pass

 No fee

No fee

 Not valid

No fee

Mobility Bus Local
Monthly passes and tickets
(adult/senior)

 No fee

$3.10

 Not Valid

 $3.10

Mobility Bus Commuter
Monthly passes and tickets
(adult/senior)
No fee No fee No fee No fee
Mobility Bus Rural
Tickets
Not valid Not valid Not valid Not valid

Edmonton Transit System (ETS) passes, tickets and transfers

Pass or ticket type:

Fee for traveling within Sherwood Park

Fee for traveling from Sherwood Park to Edmonton

Fee for traveling within Edmonton 

Fee for traveling from Edmonton to Sherwood Park

Tickets (adult, youth, senior and DATS)

 $1.00

 $2.00

 No fee

 $2.00

Monthly passes (adult/youth/post-secondary/DATS)

 $1.00

 $1.00

 No fee

 $1.00

Senior monthly and annual passes

 Not valid

 Not valid

 No fee

Not valid

Airport tickets and monthly passes

 Not valid

 Not valid

 Not valid

 Not valid

Day passes

$1.00

$1.00

No fee

$1.00

Courtesy passes

Not valid

Not valid

No fee

Not valid

ETS@Work passes

$1.00

$1.00

No fee

$1.00

St. Albert Transit (StAT) passes, tickets and transfers

Pass or ticket type:

Fee for traveling within Sherwood Park

Fee for traveling from Sherwood Park to Edmonton

Fee for traveling within Edmonton 

Fee for traveling from Edmonton to Sherwood Park

Local
Transfers, tickets and passes

Not valid

Not valid

Not valid

Not valid

Commuter
Transfers and tickets

$1.00

$2.00

No fee

$2.00

Commuter
Monthly passes (adult/student)

$1.00

$1.00

No fee

$1.00

Senior commuter monthly passes

 Not valid

 Not valid

 No fee

 Not valid

Transfers are not valid on Handibus.

 

Other passes

Pass or ticket type:

Fee for traveling within Sherwood Park

Fee for traveling from Sherwood Park to Edmonton

Fee for traveling within Edmonton 

Fee for traveling from Edmonton to Sherwood Park

CNIB ID Card

No fee

No fee

No fee

No fee

U-PASS

No fee

No fee

No fee

No fee

 

Fort Saskatchewan
integrated Commuter monthly pass
(adult/student/senior)

$1.00

$1.00

No fee

$1.00

Transit
Phone: 780-464-RIDE (7433)
Email: transit@strathcona.ca
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Last updated: Thursday, December 02, 2021
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