Buy/Purchase Compass Card Canada: How / Where to buy through retailer / Compass Vending Machines (CVMs)?

Where to buy Compass Cards / Tickets in Canada?

Customers can buy

Where is the location of Compass Vending Machines (CVMs) in Canada?

CVMs are located at all

Compass Retailers: Selected Retail locations noted sell Adult and Concession Compass Cards.

Ferry Terminal Compass Vending Machines

Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal 6750 Keith Road West Vancouver V7W 2V1 +1.888.223.3779
Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal 1 Ferry Causeway Delta V4M 4G6 +1.888.223.3779

What are the types of Compass Card in Canada?

How to purchase/buy Compass Card through Compass Vending Machines (CVMs)?

  • Visit the nearest vending machine
  • Select the option “Buy Compass Card”
  • Select the type
  • Add the stored value to your card
  • Make the payment by cash / card to complete the process.

How to purchase/buy Compass Card Online?

  1. Visit
  2. Select your card type whether you want an adult / concession
  3. You can give your card with any name you want which is optional.
  4. You can have the option to add a pass to your card (Bus, SkyTrain/SeaBus/West Coast Express (WCE) Passes)
  5. You can have the option to add a stored value to your card ($5/10/20/40/50/100)

Purchase-Buy-Order-Compass Card Canada

Is there a deposit fee to purchase a new compass card?

Yes, there is $6 deposit fee which is refundable

Can you use Compass Cards as Single fare card / Monthly Passes / Day Pass / Bike Parkade Enrollment?

Yes, you can use.

Can you buy Compass Concession cards in Vending machine?

No, it is not available currently.

Where can you buy Compass Concession cards in Canada?

  • Customers can buy at TransLink Customer Service Centre at Waterfront Station, or from a Compass Retailer.

Where to buy Compass Card at the Waterfront Station, Tsawwassen and Horseshoe Bay ferry terminals?

Waterfront Station
#54 – 601 W. Cordova Street
Vancouver BC, V6B 1G1

Phone: 604.953.3333

Operating Hours
Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Closed on Saturday, Sunday, and statutory holidays.

Transit Police Customer Care Emergency / Non emergency number Canada

Emergency: Call 911

Non-Emergency: 604.515.8300
SMS: 87.77.77

Compass Card Customer Service Toll Free Number

Phone: 604.398.2042
Toll Free: 1.888.207.4055
Hours: Monday to Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

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