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Ottawa to North Bay bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$55.98
Fastest time4h 35m
Trips per day5
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Ottawa to North Bay

The best way to get deals on bus tickets from Ottawa to North Bay is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Ottawa to North Bay were $57.44.

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

The distance between Ottawa and North Bay is approximately 191.27 miles, or 307.74 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 9 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 35 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Ottawa to North Bay?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Ottawa to North Bay by bus is on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Sunday is when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the bus departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Ontario Northland from Ottawa to North Bay has the most daily schedules

On average there are 5 bus trips per day. Ontario Northland has the most options for departures from Ottawa to North Bay, with an average of 5 trips per day and 97 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Ottawa to North Bay. Of the 5 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Ottawa to North Bay bus trips

Ontario Northland

Book Ontario Northland from Ottawa to North Bay from $55.98. There are 5 Ontario Northland schedules from Ottawa to North Bay and you can expect on average to pay $62.30 for a Ontario Northland ticket to North Bay. In Ottawa, Ontario Northland departs to North Bay from Kanata Town Centre and 1 other station. In North Bay, Ontario Northland arrives at North Bay Education Centre and 1 other station.

An average trip on Ontario Northland from Ottawa to North Bay takes 9 hours and 45 minutes, while the fastest available Ontario Northland trip will get you to North Bay in 4 hours and 35 minutes,

On weekends, Ontario Northland offers 5 trips per day and you could expect to pay $62.31 for a weekend getaway trip to North Bay.

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Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Ottawa. Most bus trips to North Bay will depart from:
  • Kanata Town Centre
  • 265 Catherine St
Bus trips arrive in North Bay at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in North Bay for trips arriving from Ottawa:
  • North Bay Education Centre
  • ONTC Terminal