How do I open a PRESTO account?

You can get started in just three simple steps.

Your card will be mailed to you within 7-10 business days. You can create a My PRESTO Account or be without an account. Buy in person: At a Customer Service Outlet. Your card is ready to use immediately, and your My PRESTO Account can be created online after 24 hours.

How do I register my PRESTO card?

How can I recharge my PRESTO online?

  1. Go to the official PRESTO App or
  2. Sign in to your online account and sign up for Autoload with a credit or debit card.
  3. Complete setting up Autoload by taking a regular trip with your PRESTO card, or by tapping your card on any PRESTO device.

How long does it take to activate PRESTO card?

24 hours

How do I get a free PRESTO card?

It can take up to 24 hours to process your activation. During this time you won’t be able to use your card. After waiting 24 hours, you must tap on a PRESTO device within 30 days to complete the activation process. Travel with your PRESTO card and tap on a fare payment device to pay.

Do Presto funds expire?

Need a PRESTO card? You can still get it FREE* at GO stations! GO 10-ride and monthly pass users can get a PRESTO card at GO Train stations including Union Station, Union Station Bus Terminal and Yorkdale GO Bus Terminal and save the $6 card issuance fee.

Can you tap twice with PRESTO?

Can I load my PRESTO card at Shoppers?

PRESTO cards no longer expire, even if there is an expiry date shown on the card (you may continue to use your card even after any indicated expiry date). The system instantly calculates and deducts the correct fare or recognizes your individual PRESTO card.

How do I activate my PRESTO card in person?

1. Simply press the “Override” button on the PRESTO device, then tap your card as you normally would. 2. When you reach your destination station, tap a second time.

Can you tap PRESTO with phone?

Load your card instantly with the PRESTO App, or at PRESTO vending machines, Shoppers medicine Mart locations or Customer Service Outlets.

How does 2 hour PRESTO work?

What happens if you don’t tap out at a station?

The update means that users can now reload funds through the app, tap their Presto cards to their phones, and their balance will instantly updated. The function was previously available to Android users, but has now been rolled out to iPhones as well.

How do I put money on my Presto app?

How it works: Tap your PRESTO card or PRESTO Ticket on a card reader when you enter a subway station or board a vehicle. Your fare will be deducted and a transfer will be applied to your card or ticket. This transfer allows you to enter and exit the TTC as much as you’d like within a two hour period.

Can I tap my phone on the bus?

If you don’t touch in and out, we can’t tell where you’ve travelled from or to, so your journey will be incomplete. Maximum fares don’t count towards capping. If you don’t touch in, you may be charged a penalty fare.

How much does Presto charge for TTC?

If you have an Android phone, load funds instantly through the PRESTO App. Set up the Autoload feature on your card. Funds are automatically added to your PRESTO Card whenever the balance falls below your selected minimum balance. Visit to set up Autoload for your PRESTO card.

How can I check my Presto card balance without an account?

Eliminating the hassle for regular top-ups, commuters can now pay for their train and bus trips by tapping their credit card or mobile phone.

How do you pay with your phone on the bus?

How much does a PRESTO Ticket cost? A one-ride PRESTO Ticket costs $3.25, a two-ride PRESTO Ticket costs $6.50 and a day pass PRESTO Ticket costs $13.50.

Does Presto charge a fee?

Sign into My PRESTO

Sign in to check your balance, load your card, see your card activity and much more! You can use either your username or email address to sign in. Signing in without an account only lets you check your balance and access limited features.