Public Transport Concessions ACTION buses
Updated September 2016
What is it?
Some ACT residents are eligible for concession travel on ACTION bus services using the MyWay card.
Concession cash fares are also available. Concessions vary. For full details visit the MyWay website.
Who is eligible?
Department of Veterans Affairs Gold Card, Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession Card holders, Seniors Card holders, ACT Services Access Card holders, ACTION Student Concession Card holders and full time students.
From 1 July 2013 the ACT Government has reduced the eligibility age for FREE travel on ACTION buses from 75 to 70 years of age. Holders of combined Seniors MyWay cards will have their travel entitlements on their MyWay cards automatically updated to allow for free travel on ACTION services. If they have not used their Seniors MyWay card within two years it may have expired. Seniors can get replacement cards from ACT Libraries, COTA and Access Canberra Shopfronts. Seniors now eligible for free travel will be able to transfer remaining credit on their existing MyWay card to another user, or request a refund.
How do I apply?
MyWay cards can be ordered online or purchased from MyWay recharge agents.
Concession holders are required to have their MyWay cards updated to acknowledge their entitlement. To do this, concession holders should attend a MyWay Recharge Agent. Concession holders will be required to present proof of their entitlement (including current identification) to staff who will then update the card for use.
A further 5% discount is available when cards are topped up using autoload (direct debit) or BPAY.
Concession cash fares are available by showing an eligible concession card when purchasing a ticket on the bus.
Who runs it?
Transport Canberra & City Services Directorate.
Transport Canberra, GPO Box 158, CANBERRA CITY ACT 2601
Ph: 13 17 10 (or 02 6207 7611 outside ACT)
Web: Transport Canberra