TORONTO, Ont. – GO Transit is hiking its fares effective Feb. 1.

Board members of Metrolinx, which operates GO Transit, approved an incremental increase Wednesday that will vary on the distance travelled.

A 35-cent increase will be applied to fares between $4.50 and $5.80, a 45-cent hike will be added to fares between $5.81 and $7.35, and a 55-cent increase will be applied to fares over $7.35.

The fare increase will go toward infrastructure and service improvements, the provincial agency said.

The increase will be less for riders who use GO’s PRESTO pass.

Click here to see an example of ticket price increases.