Where to Buy Compass Cards and Tickets

Compass Retailers

You can buy a Compass Card at the following convenient locations:

  • Compass Vending Machines (CVMs) at:
  • BC Ferries Tsawwassen and Horseshoe Bay terminals
    • Pre-loaded Compass Cards are available on major BC Ferries routes for $16 ($10 of Stored Value and $6 for the refundable deposit). Compass DayPass Tickets are also available on these routes.
  • Compass Retailers (see below for a complete listing)
  • Online at compasscard.ca
  • By calling 604.398.2042
  • Compass Customer Service Centre at Stadium–Chinatown SkyTrain Station
  • West Coast Express Customer Service, 2nd floor, Waterfront Station

* Concession Compass Cards are not available for purchase at CVMs.

Compass Vending Machines accept cash, debit, and credit. Online payment and AutoLoad enrollment can be done with Debit Mastercard, Visa Debit, American Express, Mastercard, and Visa. It can take up to two hours for your Compass product to be available for use. If you purchase fare products at a CVM, they'll be available for use immediately.


Compass Tickets

Single-use Compass Tickets or DayPass Compass Tickets can be purchased from any Compass Vending Machine (please see locations above). DayPass Compass Tickets are also available at select retailers (see map below). Please note: Compass Tickets and DayPasses purchased from a CVM are valid only on the day they are purchased and expire at 4 a.m., even if they have not been used.


Compass Wristbands

Compass Wristbands are only available for purchase at the Compass Customer Service Centre at Stadium–Chinatown SkyTrain Station and the West Coast Express Office.


See map below or our text-only where to buy page to view list of Compass Retailers

Compass Retailers London Drugs CVM CVM Locations
ic_compass_retail *Adult & Concession
Compass Cards
ic_compass_retail_cvm *Adult Compass Cards only
(concession cards available at London Drugs Customer Service)
ic_compass_cvm *Adult Compass Cards only

Search for the nearest location by viewing the map in full screen mode on Google My Maps.


Concession Fares

Eligible for HandyCard holders, seniors 65 years and older and youth 14 to 18 years with valid photo identification proving age, and children 5 to 13 years. Children under 5 years ride free when accompanied by a passenger possessing Proof of Payment (maximum of 4 children per passenger).


Group Travel

If you have a group of 15 or more and want to preorder fare media, you can purchase tickets in bulk. Visit our Group Travel page to learn more.


FareDealer Administration

Compass Customer Service Centre
Unit 1 - 590 Beatty Street (Stadium–Chinatown SkyTrain Station)
Vancouver BC, V6B 2L3

Monday to Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding holidays