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There are 4 intercity buses per day from Bracebridge to Ottawa. Traveling by bus from Bracebridge to Ottawa usually takes around 9 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 19 minutes.
|Distance||178 mi (286 km)|
|Shortest duration||9h 19m|
|Most frequent service||Ontario Northland|
How much is a bus ticket from Bracebridge to Ottawa?
$98.40 is the average price of a bus ticket from Bracebridge to Ottawa. Any tickets cheaper than $98.40 can be considered a good deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Bracebridge to Ottawa is expected to be between $135 and $141. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is December 9, 2023, when tickets are available for December 9, 2023. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $135.
Monthly average prices
What bus companies travel from Bracebridge to Ottawa?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Bracebridge to Ottawa. Ontario Northland connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Ontario Northland||4||9h 45m||$101.90|
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 Bracebridge to Ottawa usually take about 9 hours and 45 minutes, with an average ticket price of .
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The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 44 minutes to cover the 286 kilometers from Bracebridge to Ottawa. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 19 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.
"Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week."
The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Bracebridge to Ottawa, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
If big cities such as Toronto or Montreal appear too crowded for your taste, consider Ottawa for a change. Boasting a small-town vibe with a vibrant art scene, the city will appeal to all kinds of travelers. Ottawa’s star attraction is the Rideau Canal, which meanders its way through the city center. In the summer months, the canal is full of boats and cyclists who wander about, and in the colder months of the year, it becomes the largest ice skating rink in the world. If you are a fan of architecture, don’t miss out on Parliament Hill, which features three amazing neo-Gothic structures. For those who seek to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, Gatineau Park, located just 15 minutes from Downtown, offers the reprieve you need.
Ottawa features a very diverse food scene that caters to everyone’s needs. If you just can’t get enough of French delicacies, head to Signatures Restaurant, which is housed in a Tudor Revival-style mansion. If you want to try out Canadian signatures, try Atelier instead.
The main intercity train station in town is Ottawa Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s air services are handled by the Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport, which is located 5.5 miles south of the city’s downtown.
Where does the bus leave from in Bracebridge?
Main departure station: 300 Ecclestone Dr
Most buses depart from the main station in Bracebridge.
All bus stations in Bracebridge:
300 Ecclestone Dr
Where does the bus arrive in Ottawa?
Main arrival station: Ottawa - Hospital - General Campus
Buses arrive in Ottawa at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
Bus stations in Ottawa:
Ottawa - Hospital - General Campus
Ottawa Train Station
Ottawa - CHEO
Kanata - OC Transpo Terry Fox
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