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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Toronto to North Bay. Traveling by bus from Toronto to North Bay usually takes around 5 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 20 minutes.

Distance184 mi (295 km)
Shortest duration4h 20m
Cheapest price$69.96
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Toronto to North Bay

(Based on 10 ratings and reviews)

4.9

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.

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.

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

5.0

Barbara

July 28, 2022- Vacation

Ontario Northland

Pros: Was comfy and quiet! Plus liked having the wifi! Cons: All good! Tips: Be a bit early and get your baggage tags before you get in line, so driver can just put your luggage on the luggage compartment, so May did not have their tags.

Pros: Was comfy and quiet! Plus liked having the wifi! Cons: All good! Tips: Be a bit early and get your baggage tags before you get in line, so driver can just put your luggage on the luggage compartment, so May did not have their tags.

5.0

Marie

July 22, 2022- Visiting family

Ontario Northland

Pros: Very nice trip. Cons: Nothing I enjoy my trip. Tips: Very plaisant.

Pros: Very nice trip. Cons: Nothing I enjoy my trip. Tips: Very plaisant.

5.0

Michaela

October 1, 2021- Business

Ontario Northland

The driver was very friendly and we even arrived a few minutes early.

The driver was very friendly and we even arrived a few minutes early.

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

The average price for a bus ticket to North Bay is $72.11, If your search turns up options priced lower than $72.11 then you've uncoverred an exceptional deal, don't let it get away. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

$121$81$40NovDec

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Toronto to North Bay is expected to range from $97 to $103. If you are looking to travel to North Bay within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $97. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $97 and can be found on December 4, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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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 $76 whenever you decide to travel.

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 Northland115h 42m$75.77
  • 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 Toronto to North Bay usually take about 5 hours and 42 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Toronto to North Bay 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 Toronto to North Bay?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 41 minutes to cover the 295 kilometers from Toronto to North Bay. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 20 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 Toronto to North Bay 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 Toronto?

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.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Toronto to North Bay every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 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 Bus Terminal

  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in North Bay?

Main arrival station: ONTC Terminal

Buses arrive in North Bay at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in North Bay:

  • ONTC Terminal

  • North Bay Education Centre

  • North Bay Regional Health Centre

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