Quick Answer: Can you pay cash on NSW buses?

Tickets can be paid for using contactless payments or cash.

Do Sydney buses accept cash?

From Monday, October 28, Busways’ Western Sydney buses will no longer accept cash payments. Tickets previously purchased from drivers will no longer be available and customers will need to purchase an Opal card or start using their credit or debit card to tap on and tap off during their journey.

Can u pay with cash on bus?

Yes, we are and there is no government advice currently to stop accepting cash, but please try to use the exact fare. However, we encourage all of our customers to buy tickets using the First Bus App or to pay by contactless card when boarding.

Is it cheaper to use Opal card?

Opal is cheaper. using the Opal card gives you a discount on the full fare. using a credit card means you are charged the full fare.

How much is the bus fare?

Regular fare is $1.75. Fare can be paid using cash (exact change) or a TAP card. To ride Metro Rail, you must pay with a TAP card.

How much does it cost?

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Type Fare
1-Day Pass $7
7-Day Pass $25
LIFE 7-Day Pass (low-income) $19
30-Day Pass $100

How do you pay for bus on iPhone?

As you approach a fare gate or board the bus, make sure your device is turned on (it doesn’t need to be connected to a network). Position the top of iPhone within a few centimeters of the contactless reader at the transit gate until you see Done and a checkmark on the screen.

How do you use simply on bus?

Similar to any contactless bank card purchase, commuters simply take the card out of wallet, tap and go. Bus and train transactions will be processed, accumulated and charged to the credit or debit card.

How do you use a TAP card on a bus?

It’s easy. Simply tap your card on the TAP target of the bus farebox/validator or station turnstile/validator. The validator will “beep” and display a confirmation that your card is valid. You are now free to board the bus or train.

How do I top up my Opal card with cash?

How to top up

  1. Select the ‘Find an Opal card retailer’ button.
  2. Search for ‘Service NSW’ to filter the list of available retailers.
  3. Visit your chosen service centre.
  4. Select your top up amount.
  5. Pay with cash or a credit card. …
  6. If you’d like, you can set up auto top up through your Opal card account.

Do Opal cards expire?

The value on your Opal card is valid for up to 9 years. Any remote top ups such as online, over the phone or through the Opal Travel App must be collected within 60 days, by tapping on at an Opal reader.

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Can you put Opal card on iPhone?

The Opal digital card can be added to Apple Wallet on iPhone or Apple Watch, Samsung Pay on Samsung phones, and will also be available in Google Pay shortly. The spokesperson said the Opal digital card is another measure taken by the NSW Government to deliver accessibility and improved choices for customers.

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