Charlottetown to Saint John bus

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Charlottetown - Saint John Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Charlottetown to Saint John. Traveling by bus from Charlottetown to Saint John usually takes around 6 hours and 10 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance156 mi (252 km)
Shortest duration5h 35m
Cheapest price$58.36
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Charlottetown to Saint John

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)



Jose angel

March 18, 2023- Couples trip

Maritime Bus

Pros: The drivers extremely nice and helpful. Tips: Use this travel method !

Price trends for buses from Charlottetown to Saint John

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What bus companies travel from Charlottetown to Saint John?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Charlottetown to Saint John that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus46h 10m$86.31
Maritime Bus46h 10m$61.88
  • Book Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Saint John from $82. There are 4 Maritime Bus schedules from Charlottetown to Saint John and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Saint John. In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus departs to Saint John from WA Murphy Student Centre and 1 other station. In Saint John, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal and no other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Saint John takes 6 hours and 10 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Saint John in 5 hours and 35 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 4 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Saint John.

  • Maritime Bus is a Canadian bus company based in Charlottetown, on Canada’s east coast. Its passenger services are based around Canada’s ‘Maritimes’ (hence the name), which incorporates the provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia as well as Prince Edward Island. Onboard their modern buses, you’ll have access to clean restrooms and plenty of legroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 252 kilometers from Charlottetown to Saint John. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 35 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Saint John, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Charlottetown to Saint John, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Charlottetown to Saint John 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.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Charlottetown?

Main departure station: WA Murphy Student Centre

Charlottetown has two bus stations with service to Saint John.

All bus stations in Charlottetown:

  • WA Murphy Student Centre

  • Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Saint John?

Main arrival station: Maritime Bus Terminal

All buses from Charlottetown arrive at one main station in Saint John.

Bus stations in Saint John:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

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