We're ready to welcome you back! Are you preparing to return to work in your regular office environment or for back to school season? We're here to share important and new information regarding trip planning, new schedules, cashless payment, COVID-19 safety measures, and more to help you return to GO safely and easily.
We’ve gone self-serve! Check your schedules and plan your trip before heading to your station because our schedules continue to change. Starting September 4, we're giving you more flexibility and trip options with increased weekday service across our system and new bus service to post-secondary schools!
Use PRESTO as a touchless payment option - you can instantly load your PRESTO card or set up Autoload for automatic reloads on the PRESTO App. Best of all, you'll save 15% or more with PRESTO! Students save even more with 22.5% off the full adult cash fare when using PRESTO.
Have you heard? The new Bay Concourse at Union Station and new Union Station Bus Terminal are open! Also, enjoy your on board experience with GO Wi-Fi Plus - our FREE data and content entertainment portal.
We’ve Gone Self-Serve
Before you head out on your commute, you can easily check your schedules and plan your trip through our website. Load your PRESTO card instantly on the PRESTO App or buy GO e-tickets online – all from the comfort of your own home!
It's important to know that cash is not accepted at our ticket counters or on buses, so it’s best to buy ahead of time with cashless and touchless options (cash is accepted at Ticket Vending Machines - $50 and $100 bills are NOT accepted).
Easy Trip Planning & New Service Changes
Our schedules have changed and continue to change to serve you better. As of September 4, we're increasing weekday service across our system and introducing new bus service to post-secondary schools to give you more flexibility. Remember to check for our latest schedules and plan your trip ahead of time.
Connecting to local transit services? You can plan trip connections on Triplinx.
Taking GO to school? Check out the post-secondary schools we service.
If you’re taking a GO bus, you can use our Where's My Bus service to find out when your bus is going to arrive in real-time.
Keep in mind that our trains are shorter these days so make sure you move along the platform to board.
PRESTO – It’s Touchless Payment
PRESTO is our pre-paid card system that allows customers to pay for their trips instantly. You’ll save 15% or more with PRESTO every time you use it to travel with GO Transit. Students save even more - 22.5% off the full adult cash fare when using PRESTO.
Download the PRESTO App on the App Store or on Google Play for convenient time-saving features that allow you to instantly load funds, check your card balance, set up Autoload for automatic reloads when your balance falls below the minimum dollar amount that you set, and more.
No PRESTO Card, No Problem. Get Your E-Ticket to Ride!
If you're going in to the office or school occassionally and don't have a PRESTO card, you can easily buy GO e-tickets online!
Ready to take your trip? Just remember to activate your ticket 5 minutes before boarding. Find out more here.
Set a GO Train Default Trip
Do you regularly travel between the same two GO train stations? Make your commute even easier by setting a default trip on the PRESTO App! You'll only need to tap once at the beginning of your train trip with your PRESTO card. No need to tap off at the end of your trip! Remember that default trips are only for GO train trips, not for GO bus trips.
We offer FREE parking to customers on a first-come, first-served basis at most GO stations. Looking for other options? We also offer reserved parking, carpooling, and Zipcar. Zipcars are available at select GO stations - check to see if your station offers it!
New Customer Amenities
New Bay Concourse
The new Bay Concourse at Union Station is now open and you can enjoy a more comfortable experience with modern amenities and enhanced connections. There's more space on platforms and at concourse level, better access to the PATH and TTC, future retail options, and more!
New Union Station Bus Terminal
There's a new Union Station Bus Terminal! It’s located at 81 Bay Street at the north-east corner of Bay Street and Lakeshore Boulevard in Toronto.
Check the Union Station GO bus departure board for the most up-to-date information on bus schedules. You can check the Union Station GO bus departure board online or on one of the digital display screens in the new bus terminal.
Enjoy the amazing new amenities which includes more indoor, climate-controlled waiting space; indoor pedestrian bridge over Bay Street connecting the terminal directly to Scotiabank Arena, as well as the PATH and Union Station; charging ports and Wi-Fi.
Enhanced Onboard Experience
While on board GO Transit, enjoy GO Wi-Fi Plus, our FREE Wi-Fi and entertainment portal.
We’ve also teamed up with Audible.ca to offer GO train riders free audiobooks, podcasts and more courtesy of the Quiet Zone by Audible.
Travel Smart: Our Health and Safety Measures
We have 40+ safety measures in place to keep you safe. Plus, there are seat dividers on all trains and buses and hand sanitizers are available at every station, on each train and 400+ buses. Most importantly, wear a face covering (even if you’re vaccinated).
- Forgot your face covering? You can buy one from a vending machine at Union Station in the SkyWalk and 8 other select GO stations.
- FREE CleanSlate UV sanitizing devices are available at Union Station and 17 other select GO stations. The new UV machines can kill up to 99.9 percent of germs in just 20 seconds. Try it out for free with your cell phone, PRESTO card and more.
Stay In The Know
Sign up to On the GO Alerts to stay up-to-date with new schedules, service improvements, delays and other important news.
Looking for information specific to your GO station or stop? Check out our Find a Station or Stop page for train, bus and station alerts, information about construction, fares and amenities, and more.
What Are People Saying?
- Arjun (Toronto): "Just found out I can take the GO directly to the Rouge Conservation Area. Can’t wait to head there again this weekend!"
- Heather (Stony Creek): "The free Audible audiobooks make my commute more enjoyable and it makes my trip feel way shorter!"
- Chris (Georgetown): "I sent my nephew pre-paid e-tickets, so he knows he’s welcome to visit me anytime!"