North Bay to Sault Ste. Marie buses

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Journey Information

There are 15 intercity buses per day from North Bay to Sault Ste. Marie. Traveling by bus from North Bay to Sault Ste. Marie usually takes around 7 hours and 38 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 6 hours and 4 minutes.

Distance233 mi (375 km)
Shortest duration6h 4m
Cheapest price€57.57
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from North Bay to Sault Ste. Marie?

The average price for a bus ticket to Sault Ste. Marie is €58.43, Considering the long distance nature of this route, the pricier average ticket price is still a great deal to get from North Bay to Sault Ste. Marie. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from North Bay 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 €61 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from North Bay to Sault Ste. Marie?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from North Bay 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 Northland157h 39m€60.73
  • 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 North Bay to Sault Ste. Marie usually take about 7 hours and 39 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from North Bay 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 North Bay to Sault Ste. Marie?

The bus takes an average of 7 hours and 38 minutes to cover the 375 kilometers from North Bay to Sault Ste. Marie. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 4 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from North Bay to Sault Ste. Marie for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave North Bay?

The first bus leaves at 13:00 and the last bus leaves at 15:00. To see the times for all buses from North Bay to Sault Ste. Marie, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 15 scheduled buses that travel from North Bay 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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in North Bay?

Main departure station: North Bay Regional Health Centre

Buses to Sault Ste. Marie leave from 3 stations in North Bay.

All bus stations in North Bay:

  • North Bay Regional Health Centre

  • ONTC Terminal

  • North Bay Education Centre

Where does the bus arrive in Sault Ste. Marie?

Main arrival station: Sault Area Hospital

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

Bus stations in Sault Ste. Marie:

  • Sault Area Hospital

  • Sault College

  • 503 Trunk St

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