Customers travel through a TTC subway station.

  1. PRESTO card readers are located at the front of the turnstiles or on top of the new fare gates at select subway stations. They are also located at all streetcar doors, all bus doors (customers must board the bus at the front door, unless the bus is operating as a shuttle or on a streetcar route) and on all Wheel-Trans buses, including accessible taxis. (Sedan taxis will get PRESTO later in 2017).
  2. Tap your card on the PRESTO card reader to pay your fare. When you tap your fare is deducted from your card and a transfer is applied to your card as your Proof-of-Payment (POP).

How to load money on your PRESTO card

Online at prestocard.caExternal link opens in new page *

Autoload - automatically puts money on your card whenever your balance falls below a set minimum balance chosen by you. If your card is registered, you can establish an Autoload contract using your credit card or bank account.

By phone at 1-877-378-6123, (follow options 7-1-1 for TTY), provided the card is registered and a Requested Reload agreement is in place. It may take up to 24 hours for your request to be processed.

Customer Service Centre at Davisville Station, 1900 Yonge Street

Self-Serve Reload Machines located at the following subway stations:

  • Bathurst
  • Bloor-Yonge
  • Bay
  • Broadview
  • College
  • Davisville
  • Dufferin
  • Dundas
  • Dundas West
  • Dupont
  • Eglinton (south entrance)
  • Eglinton West
  • Finch
  • Islington
  • Keele
  • King
  • Kipling
  • Lawrence West
  • Main Street
  • Museum
  • North York Centre
  • Osgoode
  • Ossington
  • Queen
  • Queen’s Park
  • Royal York
  • Runnymede
  • Scarborough Centre
  • Runnymede
  • Scarborough Centre
  • Sheppard-Yonge
  • Sherbourne
  • Spadina
  • St Andrew
  • St Clair
  • St Clair West
  • St George
  • St Patrick
  • Union
  • Wellesley
  • Wilson
  • York Mills

More options to buy, load and set a student/senior concession fare on a PRESTO card will also become available..

The minimum amount that can be loaded on your card is $10 and the maximum balance is $1000.

* PRESTO online transactions may take up to 24 hours to be available for use.

For more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions section.