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There are 3 intercity buses per day from Charlottetown to Amherst. Traveling by bus from Charlottetown to Amherst usually takes around one hour and 48 minutes, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 45 minutes.
|Distance||60 mi (96 km)|
|Shortest duration||1h 45m|
|Trips per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Maritime Bus|
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What bus companies travel from Charlottetown to Amherst?
There are two bus lines that have daily service from Charlottetown to Amherst that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Maritime Bus usually offers more choice, with 2 scheduled trips per day.
Book Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Amherst from $29. There are 2 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Amherst and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Amherst. In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus departs to Amherst from Bus Terminal and one other station. In Amherst, Maritime Bus arrives at 34 Highway 6 .
An average trip on Maritime Bus from Charlottetown to Amherst takes 1 hours and 48 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Amherst in 1 hours and 45 minutes .
On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Amherst.
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.
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The bus takes an average of one hour and 48 minutes to cover the 60 miles from Charlottetown to Amherst. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 45 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.
With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.
The first bus leaves at 8:00am and the last bus leaves at 1:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Charlottetown to Amherst, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
Where does the bus leave from in Charlottetown?
Main departure station: WA Murphy Student Centre
Charlottetown has two bus stations with service to Amherst.
All bus stations in Charlottetown:
WA Murphy Student Centre
Where does the bus arrive in Amherst?
Main arrival station: 34 Highway 6
All buses from Charlottetown arrive at one main station in Amherst.
All bus stations in Amherst:
34 Highway 6
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