Fredericton to Saint-John bus

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Fredericton - Saint-John Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Fredericton to Saint-John. Traveling by bus from Fredericton to Saint-John usually takes around one hour and 21 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$18.64
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Fredericton to Saint John

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)




March 11, 2023- Solo travel

Maritime Bus

Pros: It was nice and quiet. Cons: Everything is perfect, but maybe some foot rests lol and wifi😂. Tips: Always bring a mask and keep ur spot cleaned be respectful and u will get respect back.



December 17, 2021- Solo travel

Maritime Bus

Pros: on time friendly drivers its all good. Cons: I would really enjoy hot hors d'oeuvres and an assortment of cold refreshing drinks and maybe a dance floor and dj. Tips: Book with confidence, they will get you there on time and in one piece.

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Fredericton to Saint-John cost $18.82 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


If you're planning to travel by bus from Fredericton to Saint-John in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $25 to $26. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on September 25, 2023.

If you’re looking to travel to Saint-John this week, bus tickets are available starting at $25.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Fredericton to Saint-John by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $20 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Fredericton to Saint-John?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Fredericton to Saint-John that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus21h 28m$26.17
Maritime Bus41h 19m$18.81
  • Book Maritime Bus from Fredericton to Saint John from $26. There are 2 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Fredericton to Saint-John and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Saint John. In Fredericton, Maritime Bus departs to Saint John from Maritime Bus Terminal . In Saint John, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal .

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Fredericton to Saint John takes 1 hours and 28 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Saint John in 1 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Saint John.

  • Maritime Bus is a Canadian bus 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 buses, you’ll have access to clean restrooms and plenty of legroom.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The bus takes an average of one hour and 21 minutes to cover the 55 miles from Fredericton to Saint-John. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 10 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Saint-John at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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.

The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Fredericton to Saint-John, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Fredericton to Saint-John 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 Fredericton to Saint-John without transferring.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Fredericton?

Main departure station: Maritime Bus Terminal

Fredericton has two bus stations with service to Saint John.

All bus stations in Fredericton:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Fredericton International Airport

Where does the bus arrive in Saint-John?

Main arrival station: Maritime Bus Terminal

All buses from Fredericton arrive at one main station in Saint John.

All bus stations in Saint-John:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

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