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Buses from Charlottetown to Saint-John

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Charlottetown - Saint-John Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Charlottetown to Saint-John. Traveling by bus from Charlottetown to Saint-John usually takes around 5 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in 5 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance156 mi (252 km)
Shortest duration5h 5m
Cheapest price$44.71
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
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Price trends for buses from Charlottetown to Saint-John

Monthly average prices

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What bus companies travel from Charlottetown to Saint-John?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Charlottetown to Saint-John. Maritime Bus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus25h 8m$47.63
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Book Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Saint John from $45. There are 2 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Saint-John and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Saint John. In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus departs to Saint John from WA Murphy Student Centre and one other station. In Saint John, Maritime Bus arrives at Maritime Bus Terminal .

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Saint John takes 5 hours and 8 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Saint John in 5 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Saint John.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Charlottetown to Saint John 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 Charlottetown to Saint John?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 156 miles from Charlottetown to Saint-John. However, the fastest bus only takes 5 hours and 5 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Charlottetown to Saint-John for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Charlottetown?

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Charlottetown to Saint-John, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Charlottetown to Saint-John. However, neither bus offers direct service, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to transfer buses during the trip.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Charlottetown?

Main departure station: WA Murphy Student Centre

Charlottetown has two bus stations with service to Saint John.

All bus stations in Charlottetown:

  • WA Murphy Student Centre

  • Bus Terminal

Where does the bus arrive in Saint-John?

Main arrival station: Maritime Bus Terminal

All buses from Charlottetown arrive at one main station in Saint John.

All bus stations in Saint-John:

  • Maritime Bus Terminal

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