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Toronto to Sault Ste. Marie bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$122.97
Fastest time10h 40m
Trips per day11
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Toronto to Sault Ste. Marie 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 Toronto to Sault Ste. Marie?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $125.02 was the low point for bus fares from Toronto to Sault Ste. Marie. Buses from Sault Ste. Marie to Toronto are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $125.02 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.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 12 hours and 16 minutes to cover the 313 miles (503 kilometers) from Toronto, ON to Sault Ste. Marie, ON. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 40 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?

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Toronto?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Toronto to Sault Ste. Marie, 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 Sault Ste. Marie every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

What bus companies travel from Toronto to Sault Ste. Marie?

There is one bus company that operates from Toronto to Sault Ste. Marie. 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 Northland1112h 17m$126.57

Where does the bus leave from in Toronto?

Toronto, Ontario has two bus stations with service to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario:

  • 1 Yorkdale St
  • Coach Term - 610 Bay St

Where does the bus arrive in Sault Ste. Marie?

Buses arrive in Sault Ste. Marie at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario:

  • 503 Trunk St
  • Sault Area Hospital
  • Sault College

Price trends for buses from Toronto to Sault Ste. Marie

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