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Fares

Using ACTION is a cost effective transport option for travel in and around Canberra, with adult, school student, concession and off peak fare options. Children under five travel free.

ACTION uses a MyWay smartcard prepaid ticketing system as well as accepting cash fares. Riders can either scan a prepaid MyWay card or purchase a single or daily cash ticket on board the bus from the driver. All single fares entitle riders to a free 90 minute transfer period. This enables you to connect to a different bus or commence your return journey using the same ticket if within 90 minutes of purchasing your ticket. Daily tickets are valid until midnight on the day of purchase.

MyWay - Prepaid Ticketing
ACTION uses a MyWay smartcard prepaid ticketing system as well as accepting cash fares. Using a MyWay card offers several benefits including cheaper fares.

Cash Fares
For adults, a standard fare applies for single trip and daily tickets. Concession fares apply to valid concession card holders and students.

Student Fares
School students using a MyWay card or paying by cash are entitled to student concession rates provided they present a valid student identity card to the driver.

Concession Travel
ACTION offers concession fares and travel options. These include student, senior, pensioner, veteran, disability and vision impaired card holders as well as eligible attendants. Only approved concession cards are valid for concession fares and these are listed below.

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Fare Evasion
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