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Toronto - North Bay Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 29 intercity buses per day from Toronto to North Bay. Traveling by bus from Toronto to North Bay usually takes around 6 hours and 9 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$72.66
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Toronto to North Bay

(Based on 15 ratings and reviews)

4.9

5.0

Carol

February 22, 2024- Visiting family

Ontario Northland

Easy transfer points comfortable and left. And arrived on time

5.0

Cole

November 9, 2023- Visiting family

Ontario Northland

Pros: I liked the comfortability and Wifi and it was very quiet on board another reason is it took me right where I need to be. Cons: Prices although it is understandable as a University student and it would be nicer to have prices a little cheaper but overall it was a great experience.

5.0

Tawadoud

February 12, 2023- Business

Ontario Northland

Pros: All good. Cons: Not sure at the moment. Tips: Arrive early enough to label your luggage.

5.0

Mumta

November 9, 2022- Visiting family

Ontario Northland

Pros: It was a great journey and we were all safe. Cons: Nothing. Tips: To bring food.

5.0

Aaron

August 22, 2022- Visiting friends

Ontario Northland

Pros: The scenery. Cons: Power plug wasn't working.

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

$73.23 is the average price of a bus ticket from Toronto to North Bay. Any tickets cheaper than $73.23 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.

Average prices by travel date

$122$81$41FebMar

Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Toronto to North Bay is expected to be between $100 and $104. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is March 1, 2024, when tickets are available for March 1, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $100.

Monthly average prices

$102$81$61$41$20MAMJJASONDJF
Traveling from Toronto to North Bay 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 $75 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

$102$81$61$41$203020100

To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 10 days in advance to save up to $18.82.

What bus companies travel from Toronto to North Bay?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Toronto to North Bay. 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 Northland296h 9m$76.86
  • 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 Toronto to North Bay usually take about 6 hours and 9 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 9 minutes to cover the 295 kilometers from Toronto to North Bay. 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.

"Because many passengers travel from Toronto to North Bay at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go."

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Toronto to North Bay, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 29 scheduled buses that travel from Toronto to North Bay every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 12 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 Toronto?

1 Yorkdale St, Toronto, ON - CATORCAONO-0

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Main departure 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.

All bus stations in Toronto:

  • 1 Yorkdale St

  • Union Station

  • Union Station Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in North Bay?

Main arrival station: ONTC Terminal

Buses arrive in North Bay at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in North Bay:

  • ONTC Terminal

  • Education Centre - Main Campus

  • Education Centre - Lower Residence

  • North Bay Regional Health Centre

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