Sudbury to Elliot Lake bus

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Sudbury - Elliot Lake Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Sudbury to Elliot Lake. Traveling by bus from Sudbury to Elliot Lake usually takes around 5 hours and 15 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 24 minutes.

Distance81 mi (131 km)
Shortest duration2h 24m
Cheapest price$35.25
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Greater Sudbury to Elliot Lake

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




June 7, 2023- Visiting friends

Ontario Northland

Pros: Staff was very helpful and courtius. Cons: Maybe have some form of discounts if your a frequent traveler regards. Tips: All good.

How much is a bus ticket from Sudbury to Elliot Lake?

Bus tickets for a trip from Sudbury to Elliot Lake cost $35.80 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

If you're planning on taking a bus from Sudbury to Elliot Lake, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $39 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What bus companies travel from Sudbury to Elliot Lake?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Sudbury to Elliot Lake. 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 Northland95h 16m$39.58
  • 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 Greater Sudbury to Elliot Lake usually take about 5 hours and 16 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 15 minutes to cover the 81 miles from Sudbury to Elliot Lake. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 24 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.

Because many passengers travel from Sudbury to Elliot Lake at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 6:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Sudbury to Elliot Lake, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Sudbury to Elliot Lake every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information


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Located slightly north of Lake Huron, Sudbury is a mid-sized city that offers visitors ample opportunity to play, relax, and explore. Its biggest attraction is Science North, a world-renowned interactive museum containing a planetarium, IMAX theatre, and butterfly gallery that is sure to spark curiosity in children and adults alike. Wander through labyrinthine caves beneath the city at Dynamic Earth, which pays tribute to the city’s mining history. Are you into bitcoin? How about a big coin? Snap a pic beside the iconic Big Nickel, the world's largest coin.

Surrounded by green woodlands (which turn snow-white in winter), Sudbury is also a natural paradise where outdoors enthusiasts can relax on Ramsey Lake, walk the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area, and bike along the famed Trans Canada Trail.

Downtown Sudbury serves up the best offerings of local cuisine and can satisfy food cravings whether you're looking for pizza, steak, or sushi. Afterward, indulge in ice-cold craft beer or fancy cocktails at a local bar before heading to Elgin Street for a lively night out.

Sudbury is a convenient gateway for travel deeper into Northern Ontario and beyond, well served by highways and public transport networks. VIA Rail routes connect the city to major urban centers, including Winnipeg, Toronto, and Ottawa. For the adventurous traveler, the Georgian Bay Coastal Route makes for an unforgettable road trip.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Sudbury?

Main departure station: 161 Hwy 17

Buses to Elliot Lake leave from 8 stations in Greater Sudbury.

All bus stations in Sudbury:

  • 161 Hwy 17

  • 2 Old Cartier Rd

  • Laurentian University

  • 3460 Hwy 144

  • Health Science North Hospital

  • 30 Main St W

  • 1663 Kingsway

  • Azilda

Where does the bus arrive in Elliot Lake?

Main arrival station: Jack's Ski & Bike Shack

All buses from Sudbury arrive at one main station in Elliot Lake.

All bus stations in Elliot Lake:

  • Jack's Ski & Bike Shack

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