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There are 5 intercity buses per day from Fredericton to Charlottetown. Traveling by bus from Fredericton to Charlottetown usually takes around 5 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 35 minutes.
|Distance||169 mi (272 km)|
|Shortest duration||5h 35m|
|Most frequent service||Maritime Bus|
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What bus companies travel from Fredericton to Charlottetown?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Fredericton to Charlottetown that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 4 scheduled trips per day.
Book Maritime Bus from Fredericton to Charlottetown from $64. There are 2 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Fredericton to Charlottetown and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Charlottetown. In Fredericton, Maritime Bus departs to Charlottetown from Maritime Bus Terminal . In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus arrives at Bus Terminal and one other station.
An average trip on Maritime Bus from Fredericton to Charlottetown takes 5 hours and 38 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Charlottetown in 5 hours and 35 minutes .
On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Charlottetown.
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.
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The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 54 minutes to cover the 169 miles from Fredericton to Charlottetown. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 35 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.
Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Charlottetown. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00am. To see the times for all buses from Fredericton to Charlottetown, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
Where does the bus leave from in Fredericton?
Main departure station: Maritime Bus Terminal
Fredericton has two bus stations with service to Charlottetown.
All bus stations in Fredericton:
Maritime Bus Terminal
Fredericton International Airport
Where does the bus arrive in Charlottetown?
Main arrival station: WA Murphy Student Centre
These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Charlottetown.
All bus stations in Charlottetown:
WA Murphy Student Centre
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