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Journey Information

Saint John, NB to Amherst, NS bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$44.94
Fastest time3h 34m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1
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Saint John-Amherst Bus Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Saint John to Amherst?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $45.60 was the low point for bus fares from Saint John to Amherst. Buses from Amherst to Saint John are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $45.60 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 19 minutes to cover the 156 kilometers (97 miles) from Saint John to Amherst. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 34 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Saint John?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Saint John to Amherst, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Saint John to Amherst. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

What bus companies travel from Saint John to Amherst?

There is one bus company that operates from Saint John to Amherst. Maritime Bus is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus24h 19m$45.68

Where does the bus leave from in Saint John?

Most buses depart from the main station in Saint John, New Brunswick:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Amherst?

All buses from Saint John arrive at one main station in Amherst, Nova Scotia:

  • 34 Highway 6

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