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London - Kingston Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from London to Kingston. Traveling by bus from London to Kingston usually takes around 9 hours and 7 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 40 minutes.

Distance253 mi (407 km)
Shortest duration6h 40m
Cheapest price$40.58
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceRider Express
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from London to Kingston?

$49.75 is the average price of a bus ticket from London to Kingston. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. 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.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from London to Kingston, mark your calendar for April. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $60. However, taking the bus from London to Kingston during August is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $98. The best way to find deals on a trip in August is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from London to Kingston?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from London to Kingston that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Rider Express usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US87h 53m$59.34
Rider Express39h 9m$53.93
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 8 trips per day from London to Kingston, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Rider Express is a bus company with services across several provinces in Canada with daily stops at major cities like Regina, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. Rider Express is known for their friendly customer service, the cleanliness of vehicles, and the onboard WiFi.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 9 hours and 7 minutes to cover the 407 kilometers from London to Kingston. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 40 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 London to Kingston 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 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from London to Kingston, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from London to Kingston every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from London to Kingston without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from London, ON to Kingston, ON; ticket prices start at $71.17.

City Information

London

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London may not be the first Canadian city that comes to mind when planning a trip away, but it is home to many hidden treasures that are well worth experiencing first-hand. The city is a hub for science, technology, and education, making it an alluring destination for the intellectually-inclined traveler. Discover London's proud medical history in the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame and Banting House, former home of the man who discovered insulin. Museum London and London Children Museum offer fascinating exhibitions for art enthusiasts and little ones, respectively. Nicknamed "The Forest City," London abounds with nature which visitors can experience downtown in Victoria Park or further afield in any of the lush conservation areas bordering the city.

If you're partial to a pint, Old East Village is the place to get a taste of the famous local craft beers, while Labatt Brewery, the biggest brewery in Canada, opens its doors to beer enthusiasts for tours and sampling sessions.

Sitting along the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor, London is a vital thoroughfare with VIA Rail train connections to major cities, including Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. London International Airport also provides daily flights to destinations in Canada and the U.S.

Kingston

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Kingston is a beautiful lake city where the past and present intermingle at every turn, offering visitors of all ages and interests something to enjoy. History enthusiasts should visit Fort Henry National Historic Site to see remnants of old military conquest. Next, head to Bellevue House, the former home of Canada's first Prime Minister and perhaps the best example of the old-world Victorian architecture in the city.

Located on the northern tip of Lake Ontario, Kingston is brimming with watersports, bike trails, and mountain hikes for those that want to immerse themselves in nature—the Thousand Islands National Park and Frontenac Provincial Park, situated just outside of the city, are two highlights.

Kingston also harbors a bustling urban culture comprising live music, antique markets, and culinary excellence that is best experienced simply by walking around and following your eyes and nose. Raise a glass in any of Kingston's award-winning wineries or microbreweries before heading downtown to dine at one of the many international restaurants.

The city is well-placed and offers easy connections via rail and bus to major urban centers like Toronto and Montreal. Norman Rogers Airport is the quickest way to get around regionally, while the historic Rideau Canal provides Ottawa-bound travelers a slower but incredibly scenic mode of transport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in London?

Main departure station: Western University

Buses to Kingston leave from 3 stations in London.

All bus stations in London:

  • Western University

  • 196 York Street

  • London (City Plz - Downtown)

Where does the bus arrive in Kingston?

Main arrival station: Esso Gas Station

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Kingston.

Bus stations in Kingston:

  • Esso Gas Station

  • Kingston

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