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Journey Information

Greater Sudbury to Ottawa bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$62.23
Fastest time6h 15m
Trips per day15
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Greater Sudbury to Ottawa right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Greater Sudbury to Ottawa?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $65.64 was the low point for bus fares from Greater Sudbury to Ottawa. Buses from Ottawa to Greater Sudbury are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $65.64 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 5 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $15.00 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 30 minutes to cover the 264 miles (424 kilometers) from Greater Sudbury, ON to Ottawa, ON. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 15 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Ottawa. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Ottawa, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Greater Sudbury?

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Greater Sudbury to Ottawa, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 15 scheduled buses that travel from Greater Sudbury to Ottawa every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 4 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Greater Sudbury to Ottawa; ticket prices start at $129.82.

What bus companies travel from Greater Sudbury to Ottawa?

There is one bus company that operates from Greater Sudbury to Ottawa. Ontario Northland is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ontario Northland158h 30m$77.23

Where does the bus leave from in Greater Sudbury?

Buses to Ottawa leave from multiple locations in Greater Sudbury, Ontario. These are the 8 most popular bus stations:

  • Health Science North Hospital
  • 1663 Kingsway
  • 161 Hwy 17
  • 86 Notre Dame St W
  • 30 Main St W
  • 2 Old Cartier Rd
  • Laurentian University
  • 3460 Hwy 144

Where does the bus arrive in Ottawa?

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Ottawa, Ontario:

  • Kanata Town Centre
  • 265 Catherine St

Price trends for buses from Greater Sudbury to Ottawa

Average prices by travel date

$120$80$40NovDec

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

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