How much does it really cost to get around Montreal?

Bixi bikes (CTV News)

Montreal's transportation landscape has changed significantly in the last few years. Gone are the days where, aside from driving a car, cabs and public transit were the only option.

Bike sharing system Bixi launched in 2009 with much fanfare and, despite a turbulent start, paved the way for other transportation disruptors like Uber's Jump bike sharing system and Neutron Holdings' Lime Scooter. 

But how are these modern modes of transportation affecting your wallet?

Here's a breakdown of how much it costs to use various services in Montreal:

Bixi

$2.95 for 30 minutes 
$5 per day (24 hours) with unlimited 30 minute trips
$34 for a 30 day membership with unlimited 45 minute trips
$94 for a one year membership with unlimited 45 minute trips

Uber Jump 

$0.30 per minute
(totals $9 for 30 minutes)
Note: a helmet is mandatory seeing as the bikes use electric assistance

Lime Scooter (currently being rolled out)

$0.30 per minute 
+ $1 unlocking fee 
(totals $10 for 30 minutes)
Note: a helmet is mandatory seeing as the scooters use electric assistance

STM: Bus and metro

$3.50 per trip (1-way ride valid for 120 minutes)
$6.50 for 2 trips
$10 for 1 day
$19.50 for 3 days
$5.50 for unlimited evening (6pm to 5am)
$14.50 for unlimited weekend (4pm Friday to 5am Monday)
$26.75 for weekly pass
Note: the fare structure varies for students and seniors

Montreal taxis

$3.45 base fare
+ $1.70 per kilometre
+ $0.63 per minute waiting
$40 per hour

Uber X (during non-peak times)

$2.50 base fare
+ $0.20 per minute
+ $0.85 per kilometre
+ $1 service fee

car2go: Smart car 

$0.35 per minute (up to 200km)
$15 per hour (up to 200km)
$35 for 3 hours (up to 200km)
$49 for 6 hours (up to 200km)
$69 for 1 day (up to 200km)
$99 for 2 days (up to 400km)
$149 for 3 days (up to 600km)
$229 for 5 days (up to 800km)

Communauto

$0.40 per minute
$12 per hour
or
$30 per month
+ $2.35 per hour
+ $0.24 per km
or 
$12.50 per month
+ $2.75 per hour
+ $0.33 per km
or
$40 per year
+ $3.10 per hour
+ $0.41 per km
or 
$40 per year
+ $5.85 per hour
+ $0.16 per km

Parking in Montreal

$3.25 per hour (on average, at city meters)