Saint John to Fredericton bus

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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Saint John to Fredericton. Traveling by bus from Saint John to Fredericton usually takes around 2 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 10 minutes.

Distance55 mi (89 km)
Shortest duration1h 10m
Cheapest price€17.55
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Saint John to Fredericton

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)




6 June 2022- Visiting family

Maritime Bus

Pros: As I a student I can only afford to travel by bus within Fredericton. And I am grateful to the driver to consider my request to drop me near UNB. Cons: The fare can be reduced or student discount can be reintroduced for us to often visit our family and loved one.

How much is a bus ticket from Saint John to Fredericton?

€17.66 is the average price of a bus ticket from Saint John to Fredericton. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. 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.

Average prices by travel date


Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Saint John to Fredericton is expected to range from €24 to €24. If you are looking to travel to Fredericton within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €24. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €24 and can be found on 26 February 2024.

Monthly average prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from Saint John to Fredericton, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around €18 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What bus companies travel from Saint John to Fredericton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Saint John to Fredericton that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus52h 34m€26.49
Maritime Bus52h 34m€17.66
  • Book Maritime Bus from Saint John to Fredericton from €26. There are 5 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Saint John to Fredericton and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Fredericton. In Saint John, Maritime Bus departs to Fredericton from Maritime Bus Terminal . In Fredericton, Maritime Bus arrives at Fredericton International Airport and one other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Saint John to Fredericton takes 2 hours and 34 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Fredericton in 1 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Fredericton.

  • 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

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 89 kilometers from Saint John to Fredericton. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 10 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.

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, 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 09:00 and the last bus leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all buses from Saint John to Fredericton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Saint John to Fredericton every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Saint John?

Main departure station: Maritime Bus Terminal

Most buses depart from the main station in Saint John.

All bus stations in Saint John:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Fredericton?

Main arrival station: Maritime Bus Terminal

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

Bus stations in Fredericton:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Fredericton International Airport

  • Fredericton International Airport

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