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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from North Bay to Toronto. Traveling by bus from North Bay to Toronto usually takes around 5 hours and 47 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance184 mi (295 km)
Shortest duration4h 25m
Cheapest price$70.62
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from North Bay to Toronto

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Sovannaroth

June 4, 2022- Solo travel

Ontario Northland

Pros: Very comfortable and amazing driver. Tips: Bring snacks kick back and relax.

Pros: Very comfortable and amazing driver. Tips: Bring snacks kick back and relax.

5.0

Wendy

April 23, 2022- Solo travel

Ontario Northland

Pros: Great drivers, very friendly. Cons: Nothing.

Pros: Great drivers, very friendly. Cons: Nothing.

5.0

Paul

January 13, 2022- Solo travel

Ontario Northland

Pros: Driver made good decision to fix no heat problem. New bus brought to Powassan. Great service ! Cons: Champagne, dancing girls, poker game etc🤓. Tips: Do not hesitate to travel with this bus service.

Pros: Driver made good decision to fix no heat problem. New bus brought to Powassan. Great service ! Cons: Champagne, dancing girls, poker game etc🤓. Tips: Do not hesitate to travel with this bus service.

5.0

reena

July 22, 2021- Couples trip

Ontario Northland

Pros: overall is good.i reach on time for my appointement. Cons: provide more bus north bay to downtown toronto. Tips: no comments.

Pros: overall is good.i reach on time for my appointement. Cons: provide more bus north bay to downtown toronto. Tips: no comments.

How much is a bus ticket from North Bay to Toronto?

$71.34 is the average price of a bus ticket from North Bay to Toronto. Any tickets cheaper than $71.34 can be considered a great 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.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from North Bay to Toronto by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $78 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from North Bay to Toronto?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from North Bay to Toronto. 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 Northland95h 47m$77.63
  • Ontario Northland

    Ontario Northland

    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 North Bay to Toronto usually take about 5 hours and 47 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from North Bay to Toronto during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from North Bay to Toronto?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 295 kilometers from North Bay to Toronto. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 25 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.

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

"Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from North Bay to Toronto 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, 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."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave North Bay?

The first bus leaves at 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from North Bay to Toronto, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from North Bay to Toronto every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Toronto

Toronto is one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, making it a great destination for travelers looking for a culturally unique experience. One of the most unique landmarks in the city is the Aga Khan Museum, which boasts a beautiful collection of Islamic, Iranian, and Muslim artifacts. If you are interested in art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is a definite must-see. For those who want to step away from the bustling city and seek the refuge of nature, take a ferry to Centre Isle, which offers plenty of activities such as biking or hiking.

Toronto’s food scene is vast and extremely vibrant due to the city’s multicultural nature. Bar Isabel is a local favorite that offers amazing Spanish dishes with a cozy vibe. For a more posh experience, head over to Alo Restaurant, which features a five-course tasting menu that will take you on a culinary ride.

The main bus station in the city is the Union Station Bus Terminal, served by various intercity bus services, including Greyhound and Ontario Northland. The main train station in Toronto is the adjacent Union Station, which is the hub for VIA Rail’s intercity services. The city’s airport is the Toronto Pearson International Airport, the busiest airport in Canada.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in North Bay?

Main departure station: ONTC Terminal

Buses to Toronto leave from 3 stations in North Bay.

All bus stations in North Bay:

  • ONTC Terminal

  • North Bay Education Centre

  • North Bay Regional Health Centre

Where does the bus arrive in Toronto?

1 Yorkdale St, Toronto, ON - CATORCAONO-0

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Main arrival station: 1 Yorkdale St

The Bus Terminal on Yorkdale Street provides intercity bus services for Toronto. The terminal opened in 1979, and it is located right in the middle of North York, slightly northwest of downtown Toronto. Ontario Northland operates intercity bus service through the Yorkdale Bus Terminal. There are 13 bus stands at the station, offering ample parking spaces for incoming and outgoing buses. Amenities at the station include a waiting lounge and public restrooms. If you have time before your bus departs, head into the neighboring Yorkdale Shopping Centre for an assortment of top brands.

Bus stations in Toronto:

  • 1 Yorkdale St

  • Union Station Bus Terminal

  • Union Station

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