Sudbury to Elliot Lake bus
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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 17 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 25 minutes.
|Distance||81 mi (131 km)|
|Shortest duration||2h 25m|
|Most frequent service||Ontario Northland|
How much is a bus ticket from Sudbury to Elliot Lake?
$37.94 is the average price of a bus ticket from Sudbury to Elliot Lake. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
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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.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Ontario Northland||9||5h 17m||$39.09|
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 17 minutes, with an average ticket price of .
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Greater Sudbury to Elliot Lake 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 Greater Sudbury to Elliot Lake?
The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 81 miles from Sudbury to Elliot Lake. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 25 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?
Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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 Sudbury?
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.
How many bus departures serve Elliot Lake each day?
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.
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
30 Main St W
2 Old Cartier Rd
Health Science North Hospital
86 Notre Dame St W
3460 Hwy 144
Where does the bus arrive in Elliot Lake?
Main arrival station: 101-75 Ontario Ave
All buses from Sudbury arrive at one main station in Elliot Lake.
All bus stations in Elliot Lake:
101-75 Ontario Ave
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