Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon buses

Lowest Prices

We partner with the top bus & train carriers to bring you the best deals.

No Wanderu Fees

Without any extra fees, we make it easy to book your tickets.

Best Travel Options

We help you find & compare the best buses & trains in one place.

Sault Ste. Marie - Marathon Bus Schedule

Find cheap rental carsFind great deals on cheap cars in the area.
RentalCars logotypeRentalCars logotype
from$30.00

Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon. Traveling by bus from Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon usually takes around 5 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 7 minutes.

Distance179 mi (288 km)
Shortest duration5h 7m
Cheapest price$58.66
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15ONDJFMAMJJAS

What bus companies travel from Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon. 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 Northland35h 14m$60.44
  • 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 Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon usually take about 5 hours and 14 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon 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 Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 179 miles from Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 7 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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Sault Ste. Marie?

The first bus leaves at 10:00pm and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus trips to Marathon are there per day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon 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 Sault Ste. Marie to Marathon without transferring.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Sault Ste. Marie?

Main departure station: 503 Trunk St

Buses to Marathon leave from 3 stations in Sault Ste. Marie.

All bus stations in Sault Ste. Marie:

  • 503 Trunk St

  • Sault Area Hospital

  • Sault College

Where does the bus arrive in Marathon?

Main arrival station: Marathon

All buses from Sault Ste. Marie arrive at one main station in Marathon.

All bus stations in Marathon:

  • Marathon

Get around town with Moovit

Download Moovit to see all of your local transit options in Marathon. Download here

Need a return trip from Marathon to Sault Ste. Marie?

Search Bus Tickets

Plan your next adventure

Wanderu is the simplest way to book bus and train travel.

With just a quick search on Wanderu, you can compare bus and train schedules and prices from hundreds of travel companies in one convenient place to find the trip that works best for you. Wanderu’s simple checkout process makes it easy to book cheap bus and train tickets hassle-free and with no additional fees. Most importantly, as Wanderu is an official partner of all leading bus and train companies, we always have the best bus and train deals out there.

Book buses and trains on the go with the Wanderu app.

Download our app and snag the best travel deals across North America & Europe.Learn more

iPhone
Android
Available on iOS & Android