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Where to Buy Compass Cards and Passes

Compass Card being tapped by a card reader

Compass Cards and Tickets are available at Compass Retailers, online at, SkyTrain stations, SeaBus terminals, Tsawwassen and Horseshoe Bay ferry terminals, and select Vancouver London Drugs stores.

Where to Buy Compass Cards

Compass Cards are widely available for a $6 refundable deposit. Compass Cards can be used for single fares, Monthly Passes, DayPasses, and Bike Parkade enrollment. Purchase at a Compass Retailer or at one of the following locations:

  • located in all SkyTrain, SeaBus, and West Coast Express stations, select London Drugs stores

  • accepts cash, debit, and credit cards

  • Concession Cards not available in CVMs

  • $6 refundable deposit required with purchase

Compass Cards can be purchased and reloaded online, at CVMs, or in person at our Stadium–Chinatown or West Coast Express offices. Please note that online top-ups can take up to two hours to become available, whereas CVM top-ups are available immediately.

Compass Cards can be purchased at the Compass Customer Service Centre at Stadium–Chinatown Station.

Pre-loaded Compass Cards and Compass DayPasses are available on major BC Ferries routes. Compass DayPasses are also available on these routes.

A blue adult Compass Card

Buy Compass Card Online

Purchase a reloadable Compass Card online at Cards can be loaded with Stored Value, or with prepaid passes.

Compass Wristband and Wearables

Wearable Compass Wristbands and Minis, are only available for purchase at the Compass Customer Service Centre at Stadium–Chinatown SkyTrain Station. A $6 refundable deposit applies.

More information on Compass Wearables can be found on our Compass Card page.

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

Where to Buy Compass Cards (Text-Only)

View the text-only list of Compass retailers.

Compass Tickets

Single-use Compass Tickets and DayPasses can be purchased at any Compass Vending Machine (CVM) location. Tickets and DayPasses purchased from CVMs must be used on the day of travel and will expire at 4 a.m. the next day. DayPass tickets for immediate use or for future use can also be purchased at Compass Retailers.


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