Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie buses

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie. Traveling by bus from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie usually takes around 19 hours and 28 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 18 hours and 38 minutes.

Distance633 mi (1018 km)
Shortest duration18h 38m
Cheapest price€152.86
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
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How much is a bus ticket from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie?

Typically €152.86 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Sault Ste. Marie. Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus can still be a good alternative to flying. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around €160 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie. Ontario Northland connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ontario Northland619h 28m€156.72
  • Ontario Northland

    Ontario Northland

    Ontario Northland has been running buses since 1937 and continues to provide essential intercity service across Canada's second-largest province. Onboard their vehicles, passengers will find Wi-Fi connectivity described by passengers as excellent. Ontario Northland's clean and comfortable vehicles also include power outlets, air conditioning, and restrooms. Ontario Northland trips from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie usually take about 19 hours and 28 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie 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.

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 bus 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 bus ride from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie?

The bus takes an average of 19 hours and 28 minutes to cover the 1018 kilometers from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie. However, the fastest bus only takes 18 hours and 38 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Winnipeg?

The first bus leaves at 12:00 and the last bus leaves at 13:00. To see the times for all buses from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Sault Ste. Marie each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Winnipeg to Sault Ste. Marie 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

Winnipeg

Winnipeg, MB, CA - CAXEF-0

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Winnipeg is the capital of Canada's province of Manitoba, located at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. Art and culture are central to Winnipeg's identity, best experienced at sights including the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The Forks National Historic Site, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery. If you visit between January and March, you may even luck out and see the Northern Lights in Winnipeg's night sky.

Winnipeg is home to a host of memorable outdoor activities, such as soaking in a Nordic Spa, hiking to Hansel & Gretel's "Witch Hut" in Kildonan Park, and skiing at Arctic Glacier Winter Park.

Union Station is Winnipeg's main train station, where cross-country VIA Rail trains depart along the Great Western Way to Vancouver or Toronto, and regional VIA Rail trains head north to Churchill. Winnipeg also connects to several Ontario Northland intercity bus routes. The Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International is the city's airport, which used to be a major stop for Greyhound Canada lines before they discontinued their service in the country.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Winnipeg?

Main departure station: Winnipeg Agency

Winnipeg has two bus stations with service to Sault Ste. Marie.

All bus stations in Winnipeg:

  • Winnipeg Agency

  • Southdale Mall

Where does the bus arrive in Sault Ste. Marie?

Main arrival station: 503 Trunk St

Buses arrive in Sault Ste. Marie at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Sault Ste. Marie:

  • 503 Trunk St

  • Sault College

  • Sault Area Hospital

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