Charlottetown to Amherst bus

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Charlottetown - Amherst Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Charlottetown to Amherst. Traveling by bus from Charlottetown to Amherst usually takes around one hour and 48 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 45 minutes.

Distance60 mi (96 km)
Shortest duration1h 45m
Cheapest price$29.29
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

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What bus companies travel from Charlottetown to Amherst?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Charlottetown to Amherst that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus21h 48m$44.45
Maritime Bus21h 48m$29.51
  • Book Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Amherst from $44. There are 2 Maritime Bus schedules from Charlottetown to Amherst and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Amherst. In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus departs to Amherst from Bus Terminal and 1 other station. In Amherst, Maritime Bus arrives at 34 Highway 6 and no other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Amherst takes 1 hours and 48 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Amherst in 1 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Amherst.

  • 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 one hour and 48 minutes to cover the 96 kilometers from Charlottetown to Amherst. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 45 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus 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.

"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Amherst. 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, 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."

The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Charlottetown to Amherst, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Charlottetown to Amherst every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Charlottetown to Amherst without transferring.

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 Amherst.

All bus stations in Charlottetown:

  • WA Murphy Student Centre

  • Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Amherst?

Main arrival station: 34 Highway 6

All buses from Charlottetown arrive at one main station in Amherst.

Bus stations in Amherst:

  • 34 Highway 6

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