Buses from Charlottetown to Summerside

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Charlottetown - Summerside Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Charlottetown to Summerside. Traveling by bus from Charlottetown to Summerside usually takes around 2 hours and 20 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 25 minutes.

Distance33 mi (53 km)
Shortest duration1h 25m
Cheapest price$19.98
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
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Price trends for buses from Charlottetown to Summerside

Monthly average prices

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What bus companies travel from Charlottetown to Summerside?

On Wanderu there is one intercity bus company that operates from Charlottetown to Summerside. Maritime Bus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus available on Wanderu. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus52h 20m$20.26
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Book Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Summerside from $20. There are 5 Maritime Bus schedules from Charlottetown to Summerside and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Summerside. In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus departs to Summerside from WA Murphy Student Centre and 1 other station. In Summerside, Maritime Bus arrives at 96 Water St and no other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Summerside takes 2 hours and 20 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Summerside in 1 hours and 25 minutes .

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Charlottetown to Summerside 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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 Charlottetown to Summerside?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 20 minutes to cover the 53 kilometers from Charlottetown to Summerside. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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?

"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, 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."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Charlottetown?

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 Summerside, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Charlottetown to Summerside 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.

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 Summerside.

All bus stations in Charlottetown:

  • WA Murphy Student Centre

  • Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Summerside?

Main arrival station: 96 Water St

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

Bus stations in Summerside:

  • 96 Water St

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