Ways to Pay

How to Pay for UP Express

Whether you’re heading out to Pearson Airport, on your way to Union Station or just on your daily commute, UP Express gets you there – comfortably and reliably.
And if you’re wondering how to buy tickets for UP Express, we’ve made it easy! You can pay for UP tickets online, in person at ticket vending machines at UP stations, or through the UP Mobile App. You can also tap to pay for your UP Express fare using your PRESTO card or PRESTO contactless.
Wondering how much UP Express Fares cost? Check out our UP Express Fares pricing information.

Buy Tickets Online (E-Tickets)

For a fast, easy, and convenient way to start your journey. Buy your tickets before you board.

PRESTO Card

You can save up to 25% off a standard UP Express fare when you ride with PRESTO, including adult, student & senior discounts. Travel cashless between Union Station and Pearson Airport with the tap of a PRESTO card.
Buy your PRESTO card online at prestocard.ca, at customer service outlets, or at select Shoppers Drug Mart locations. Then instantly load your PRESTO card using the PRESTO App. Download it today!

Try New PRESTO contactless

We’re piloting new ways to pay with PRESTO contactless payment. When travelling on UP Express you can simply tap your credit card or mobile wallet on a PRESTO device to pay your fare. You can also continue using your PRESTO card. No matter which way you pay, you’ll enjoy the same great savings of up to 25% off a standard adult fare. Try it today with your card, phone or watch!

Mobile App

With the UP Mobile App, say goodbye to paper and printing. Get your UP tickets right on your phone and get on board the UP Express faster and easier.

More Information About Paying for UP Express

I Forgot to Tap Off

If you forgot to tap OFF with your PRESTO card or credit card, phone or wearable at an UP Express PRESTO Fare Payment Device, once you reach the final leg of your trip, you will be charged the maximum fare from the station where you initially tapped on.

Pay or Dispute a Fine

If you were issued a Notice of Violation, you have 15 days to either pay the fine or dispute it. Learn more about your options for paying a fine.

Corporate & Group Booking Discounts

Travelling for business, conferences and events, or a large group? Take advantage of UP Express discounted tickets and travel stress-free. UP Express connects Toronto Pearson Airport and downtown Toronto, offering fast, affordable and comfortable ride.