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Québec-Amherst Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Québec to Amherst bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$95.88
Fastest time13h 30m
Trips per day4
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Québec to Amherst 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 Québec to Amherst?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $95.88 was the low point for bus fares from Québec to Amherst. Buses from Amherst to Québec are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $95.88 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 15 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 341 miles (548 kilometers) from Québec, QC to Amherst, NS. However, the fastest bus only takes 13 hours and 30 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?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Amherst at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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 Amherst, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Québec?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Québec to Amherst, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Québec to Amherst 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.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Québec to Amherst; ticket prices start at $105.09.

What bus companies travel from Québec to Amherst?

There is one bus company that operates from Québec to Amherst. Maritime Bus 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
Maritime Bus415h 45m$95.88

Where does the bus leave from in Québec?

Most buses depart from the main station in Québec, Quebec:

  • Quebec City Bus Terminal
  • Gare d'autocars de Sainte-Foy

Where does the bus arrive in Amherst?

All buses from Québec arrive at one main station in Amherst, Nova Scotia:

  • 34 Highway 6

Price trends for buses from Québec to Amherst

Monthly average prices

$132$105$79$53$26ONDJFMAMJJAS

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