Winnipeg to Fort Frances buses

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Winnipeg - Fort Frances Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 4 intercity buses per day from Winnipeg to Fort Frances. Traveling by bus from Winnipeg to Fort Frances usually takes around 5 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 9 minutes.

Distance191 mi (307 km)
Shortest duration5h 9m
Cheapest price$58.47
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Winnipeg to Fort Frances?

$59.30 is the average price of a bus ticket from Winnipeg to Fort Frances. Any tickets cheaper than $59.30 can be considered a great deal. 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 Fort Frances 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 $63 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Winnipeg to Fort Frances?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Winnipeg to Fort Frances. 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 Northland45h 34m$61.88
  • 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 Fort Frances usually take about 5 hours and 34 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Winnipeg to Fort Frances 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 Fort Frances?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 191 miles from Winnipeg to Fort Frances. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 9 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?

The busiest and least busy days to travel on this route tend to change frequently from week to week. Weather, holidays, local events, and other factors can affect how crowded the bus is on any given day.

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 Fort Frances, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 4 scheduled buses that travel from Winnipeg to Fort Frances every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Winnipeg to Fort Frances without transferring.

City Information

Winnipeg

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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: Southdale Mall

Winnipeg has two bus stations with service to Fort Frances.

All bus stations in Winnipeg:

  • Southdale Mall

  • Winnipeg Agency

Where does the bus arrive in Fort Frances?

Main arrival station: Couchiching Fn

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Fort Frances.

All bus stations in Fort Frances:

  • Couchiching Fn

  • Ft Frances

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