Saint-John to Fredericton bus

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Saint-John - Fredericton Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Saint-John to Fredericton. Traveling by bus from Saint-John to Fredericton usually takes around one hour and 33 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$18.45
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Saint John to Fredericton

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)




June 6, 2022- Visiting family

Maritime Bus

Pros: As I a student I can only afford to travel by bus within Fredericton. And I am grateful to the driver to consider my request to drop me near UNB. Cons: The fare can be reduced or student discount can be reintroduced for us to often visit our family and loved one.

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Saint-John to Fredericton cost $18.71 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 Saint-John to Fredericton in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $26 to $26. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on April 15, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Fredericton this week, bus tickets are available starting at $26.

Monthly average prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from Saint-John to Fredericton, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $19 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What bus companies travel from Saint-John to Fredericton?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Saint-John to Fredericton 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 Bus41h 32m$28.57
Maritime Bus41h 34m$18.73
  • Book Maritime Bus from Saint John to Fredericton from $28. There are 4 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Saint-John to Fredericton and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Fredericton. In Saint John, Maritime Bus departs to Fredericton from Maritime Bus Terminal . In Fredericton, Maritime Bus arrives at Fredericton International Airport and one other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Saint John to Fredericton takes 1 hours and 32 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Fredericton in 1 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Fredericton.

  • 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

The bus takes an average of one hour and 33 minutes to cover the 55 miles from Saint-John to Fredericton. 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 Fredericton 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Saint-John to Fredericton, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Saint-John to Fredericton 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 Saint-John to Fredericton without transferring.

City Information

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Saint-John?

Main departure station: Maritime Bus Terminal

Most buses depart from the main station in Saint John.

All bus stations in Saint-John:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Fredericton?

Main arrival station: Maritime Bus Terminal

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

All bus stations in Fredericton:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

  • Fredericton International Airport

  • Fredericton International Airport

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