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Where to Buy Compass Cards and Passes

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

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    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 Retailers or at one of the locations listed below. For more information about Monthly Passes and DayPasses, visit our Pricing and Fare Zones page.

    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.

    • 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 TransLink Customer Service Centre at Waterfront Station. Both Adult and Concession Compass cards can be purchased at Compass Retailers, including cards preloaded with $10, however cards cannot be reloaded at Compass Retailers.

    Compass Cards can be purchased at the TransLink Customer Service Centre at Waterfront Station.

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

    Compass Retailers

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    *Adult & Concession
    Compass Cards
    London Drugs CVM icon
    *Adult Compass Cards only
    (concession cards available at London Drugs Customer Service)
    Compass CVM icon
    *Adult Compass Cards only

    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.

    Concession Fares

    Concession cards can be purchased online.

    Concession cards are 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 12 and under ride free when accompanied by a passenger possessing Proof of Payment (maximum of 4 children per passenger).

    Compass Wristbands and Wearables

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

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

    Compass Tickets

    Single-use Compass Tickets and DayPasses can be purchased by cash, debit, or credit card at any Compass Vending Machine (CVM) located in all SkyTrain, SeaBus and West Coast Express stations. 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.

    Tip: If you are buying one single adult ticket, you can save time and go paperless by tapping your contactless debit, credit card, or mobile wallet right at the SkyTrain fare gate or bus and West Coast Express card reader to ride. To learn more, please visit Pricing and Fare Zones page.