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There are 9 intercity buses per day from Greater Sudbury to Marathon. Traveling by bus from Greater Sudbury to Marathon usually takes around 12 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 46 minutes.
|Distance||295 mi (474 km)|
|Shortest duration||9h 46m|
|Most frequent service||Ontario Northland|
How much is a bus ticket from Greater Sudbury to Marathon?
$122.08 is the average price of a bus ticket from Greater Sudbury to Marathon. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. 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.
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What bus companies travel from Greater Sudbury to Marathon?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Greater Sudbury to Marathon. 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||9||12h 38m||$126.49|
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 Greater Sudbury to Marathon usually take about 12 hours and 38 minutes, with an average ticket price of .
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The bus takes an average of 12 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 474 kilometers from Greater Sudbury to Marathon. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 46 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.
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, 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 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Greater Sudbury to Marathon, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
Located slightly north of Lake Huron, Sudbury is a mid-sized city that offers visitors ample opportunity to play, relax, and explore. Its biggest attraction is Science North, a world-renowned interactive museum containing a planetarium, IMAX theatre, and butterfly gallery that is sure to spark curiosity in children and adults alike. Wander through labyrinthine caves beneath the city at Dynamic Earth, which pays tribute to the city’s mining history. Are you into bitcoin? How about a big coin? Snap a pic beside the iconic Big Nickel, the world's largest coin.
Surrounded by green woodlands (which turn snow-white in winter), Sudbury is also a natural paradise where outdoors enthusiasts can relax on Ramsey Lake, walk the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area, and bike along the famed Trans Canada Trail.
Downtown Sudbury serves up the best offerings of local cuisine and can satisfy food cravings whether you're looking for pizza, steak, or sushi. Afterward, indulge in ice-cold craft beer or fancy cocktails at a local bar before heading to Elgin Street for a lively night out.
Sudbury is a convenient gateway for travel deeper into Northern Ontario and beyond, well served by highways and public transport networks. VIA Rail routes connect the city to major urban centers, including Winnipeg, Toronto, and Ottawa. For the adventurous traveler, the Georgian Bay Coastal Route makes for an unforgettable road trip.
Where does the bus leave from in Greater Sudbury?
Main departure station: 161 Hwy 17
Buses to Marathon leave from 8 stations in Greater Sudbury.
All bus stations in Greater Sudbury:
161 Hwy 17
Health Science North Hospital
2 Old Cartier Rd
3460 Hwy 144
30 Main St W
Where does the bus arrive in Marathon?
Main arrival station: Marathon
All buses from Greater Sudbury arrive at one main station in Marathon.
Bus stations in Marathon:
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