Saint John to Charlottetown coaches

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Saint John - Charlottetown Coach Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity coaches per day from Saint John to Charlottetown. Traveling by coach from Saint John to Charlottetown usually takes around 6 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus coach can make the trip in 6 hours,

Distance156 mi (252 km)
Shortest duration6h 0m
Cheapest price£39.05
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Coach lines1

Price trends for coaches from Saint John to Charlottetown

Average prices by travel date

£62£42£21NovDec

Monthly average prices

£42£33£25£17£8DJFMAMJJASON

What coach companies travel from Saint John to Charlottetown?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Saint John to Charlottetown. Maritime Bus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus26h 3m£39.52
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus is a Canadian coach 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 coaches, you’ll have access to clean restrooms and plenty of legroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from Saint John to Charlottetown during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach 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, coach 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

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 coach ride from Saint John to Charlottetown?

The coach takes an average of 6 hours and 2 minutes to cover the 156 miles from Saint John to Charlottetown. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach 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 coach?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for coaches, as many passengers take the coach to Charlottetown 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for coach 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 coaches leave Saint John?

The first coach leaves at 11:00 and the last coach leaves at 11:00. To see the times for all coaches from Saint John to Charlottetown, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coaches are there each day?

There are usually only 2 coaches per day from Saint John to Charlottetown. However, neither coach offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer coaches during the trip.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Saint John?

Main departure station: Maritime Bus Terminal

Most coaches depart from the main station in Saint John.

All coach stations in Saint John:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

Where does the coach arrive in Charlottetown?

Main arrival station: WA Murphy Student Centre

These are the two stations where coaches may stop when they arrive in Charlottetown.

Coach stations in Charlottetown:

  • WA Murphy Student Centre

  • Bus Terminal

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