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Winnipeg - Greater Sudbury Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 16 intercity buses per day from Winnipeg to Greater Sudbury. Traveling by bus from Winnipeg to Greater Sudbury usually takes around 26 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 23 hours and 49 minutes.

Distance779 mi (1254 km)
Shortest duration23h 49m
Cheapest price$232.42
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

What bus companies travel from Winnipeg to Greater Sudbury?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Winnipeg to Greater Sudbury. Ontario Northland connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ontario Northland161d 2h 25m$245.65
  • Ontario Northland has been running buses since 1937 and continues to provide essential intercity service across Canada's second-largest province. Onboard their vehicles, passengers will find Wi-Fi connectivity described by passengers as excellent. Ontario Northland's clean and comfortable vehicles also include power outlets, air conditioning, and restrooms. Ontario Northland trips from Winnipeg to Greater Sudbury usually take about 26 hours and 25 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 26 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 1254 kilometers from Winnipeg to Greater Sudbury. However, the fastest bus only takes 23 hours and 49 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Winnipeg to Greater Sudbury for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Winnipeg to Greater Sudbury, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 16 scheduled buses that travel from Winnipeg to Greater Sudbury every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Winnipeg to Greater Sudbury; ticket prices start at $273.21.

City Information

Winnipeg

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Winnipeg is the capital of Canada's province of Manitoba, located at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. Art and culture are central to Winnipeg's identity, best experienced at sights including the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The Forks National Historic Site, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery. If you visit between January and March, you may even luck out and see the Northern Lights in Winnipeg's night sky.

Winnipeg is home to a host of memorable outdoor activities, such as soaking in a Nordic Spa, hiking to Hansel & Gretel's "Witch Hut" in Kildonan Park, and skiing at Arctic Glacier Winter Park.

Union Station is Winnipeg's main train station, where cross-country VIA Rail trains depart along the Great Western Way to Vancouver or Toronto, and regional VIA Rail trains head north to Churchill. Winnipeg also connects to several Ontario Northland intercity bus routes. The Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International is the city's airport, which used to be a major stop for Greyhound Canada lines before they discontinued their service in the country.

Greater Sudbury

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Located slightly north of Lake Huron, Sudbury is a mid-sized city that offers visitors ample opportunity to play, relax, and explore. Its biggest attraction is Science North, a world-renowned interactive museum containing a planetarium, IMAX theatre, and butterfly gallery that is sure to spark curiosity in children and adults alike. Wander through labyrinthine caves beneath the city at Dynamic Earth, which pays tribute to the city’s mining history. Are you into bitcoin? How about a big coin? Snap a pic beside the iconic Big Nickel, the world's largest coin.

Surrounded by green woodlands (which turn snow-white in winter), Sudbury is also a natural paradise where outdoors enthusiasts can relax on Ramsey Lake, walk the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area, and bike along the famed Trans Canada Trail.

Downtown Sudbury serves up the best offerings of local cuisine and can satisfy food cravings whether you're looking for pizza, steak, or sushi. Afterward, indulge in ice-cold craft beer or fancy cocktails at a local bar before heading to Elgin Street for a lively night out.

Sudbury is a convenient gateway for travel deeper into Northern Ontario and beyond, well served by highways and public transport networks. VIA Rail routes connect the city to major urban centers, including Winnipeg, Toronto, and Ottawa. For the adventurous traveler, the Georgian Bay Coastal Route makes for an unforgettable road trip.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Winnipeg?

Main departure station: Winnipeg Agency

Winnipeg has two bus stations with service to Greater Sudbury.

All bus stations in Winnipeg:

  • Winnipeg Agency

  • Southdale Mall

Where does the bus arrive in Greater Sudbury?

Main arrival station: 161 Hwy 17

Buses arrive in Greater Sudbury at 8 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Greater Sudbury:

  • 161 Hwy 17

  • 30 Main St W

  • Health Science North Hospital

  • 1663 Kingsway

  • 3460 Hwy 144

  • Laurentian University

  • Azilda

  • 2 Old Cartier Rd

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