Winnipeg to Chalk River bus
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There are 2 intercity buses per day from Winnipeg to Chalk River. Traveling by bus from Winnipeg to Chalk River usually takes around 29 hours and 10 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 28 hours and 28 minutes.
|Distance||946 mi (1523 km)|
|Shortest duration||28h 28m|
|Most frequent service||Ontario Northland|
How much is a bus ticket from Winnipeg to Chalk River?
$191.59 is the average price of a bus ticket from Winnipeg to Chalk River. 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.
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What bus companies travel from Winnipeg to Chalk River?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Winnipeg to Chalk River. Ontario Northland 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.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Ontario Northland||2||1d 5h 11m||$198.05|
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 Chalk River usually take about 29 hours and 11 minutes, with an average ticket price of .
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Winnipeg to Chalk River 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 Chalk River?
The bus takes an average of 29 hours and 10 minutes to cover the 946 miles from Winnipeg to Chalk River. However, the fastest bus only takes 28 hours and 28 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, 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 Winnipeg?
The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Winnipeg to Chalk River, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
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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.
Where does the bus leave from in Winnipeg?
Main departure station: Southdale Mall
Winnipeg has two bus stations with service to Chalk River.
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Where does the bus arrive in Chalk River?
Main arrival station: 2 Trans-Canada Hwy
All buses from Winnipeg arrive at one main station in Chalk River.
All bus stations in Chalk River:
2 Trans-Canada Hwy
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