Can I use my metro ticket to take a bus in Laval? Can I transfer from the bus to the metro? Is my STM monthly pass valid for boarding the metro at a Laval station?
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The Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain (ARTM) sets all public transportation fares—bus, metro, train and the REM—for the Greater Montreal Area, including Laval, Montreal, Longueuil, the North Shore and the South Shore.
New fare zones since July 1st, 2021: Before, the ARTM's territory was divided into 8 fare zones. It is now divided into 3: Zone A, Zone B and Zone C.
Laval area is now in Zone B, along with the municipality of Longueuil. As Laval was in Zone 3 before, Zone 3 tickets will remain valid up to July 2022, even if new ABC and ABCD zones fares are gradually offered. Here are the fare zones for public transit in the Greater Montreal:
If you want a ticket that’s valid for the train, metro and Laval buses, you’ll need one of those:
Otherwise, you’ll need to buy a new single-fare ticket each time you change public transportation networks (STL, STM, RTL or exo), except if you use an ABC or ABCD Zone ticket. TRAM and ABC/ABCD Zone tickets (all-purpose fares) are available at Metropolitan ticket offices.
STL points of sale usually only sell STL tickets, TRAM Zone 3 monthly passes and Laval paratransit passes. Select points of sale also sell TRAIN 3 tickets. Since ticket availability varies from one point of sale to another, always check before you go.
Important: You can't take the bus in Laval with a TRAM single-fare or a TRAM 8-tickets bundle.
In Laval, public transit is provided exclusively by the Société de transport de Laval (STL). We also operate shared taxis to ensure service to certain areas.
Exo buses departing from Montmorency, Cartier and Le Carrefour stations with service to the North Shore, Laurentians or Mascouche-Terrebonne do not stop in Laval.
Tickets valid on STL buses in Laval
Tickets valid on shared taxis in Laval
Tickets valid on exo buses in Laval
Important: You can’t use a metro ticket to ride the bus in Laval. Similarly, you can’t use an STL or exo bus ticket to enter the metro in Laval.
The 3 metro stations in Laval are operated by the Société de transport de Montréal (STM).
That means you need a ticket that’s valid on the STM in order to board the metro at Montmorency, De la Concorde or Cartier station.
Tickets valid for taking the metro in Laval
Important: You can’t use the following tickets or passes to take an STL bus or access the metro from a Laval station: STM monthly pass, STM weekly pass, STM 4-month pass or STM single-fare tickets.
The train line serving Île Jésus is exo2 — Saint-Jérôme (Sainte-Rose, Vimont and De la Concorde stations).
Tickets valid for taking the train in Laval
Important: You can’t use a train ticket to take an STL bus or access the metro from a Laval station. If you want to ride the train, metro and STL buses, you need a TRAM 3 or an ABC or ABCD Zone ticket.
You can pay to ride an STL bus using one of many payment options. Don’t have a monthly pass? Single-fare tickets are valid for one trip that can include several different bus routes.
Ticket validity period
On the STL network, tickets are valid for:
Hang on to your ticket. Be sure to ask your driver for a transfer if you purchased a single-fare ticket using:
With a valid transfer, you can take other buses within the same trip without having to buy or use a new ticket to get to your destination.
You don't need a transfer if you have a monthly pass. With a monthly pass, you can take as many trips as you want on the network(s) you paid to use. Just tap your monthly pass and hop aboard!
Important: Transfers can’t be used on a different public transportation network, except an ABC or ABCD Zone ticket (valid for 120 minutes). For example, you can’t use an STL bus transfer to take the metro or exo bus. Similarly, you can’t transfer from the metro to an STL bus because single-fare metro tickets are issued by the STM. Only ABC and ABCD Zone tickets allows you to transfert from one mode to another, but never on the same bus line.
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