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Buses from Summerside to Charlottetown

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Summerside - Charlottetown Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Summerside to Charlottetown. Traveling by bus from Summerside to Charlottetown usually takes around 2 hours, but the fastest Maritime Bus bus can make the trip in just one hour and 10 minutes.

Distance33 mi (53 km)
Shortest duration1h 10m
Cheapest price$15.54
Most frequent serviceMaritime Bus
Bus lines1

Price trends for buses from Summerside to Charlottetown

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What bus companies travel from Summerside to Charlottetown?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Summerside to Charlottetown. Maritime Bus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Maritime Bus32h 0m$15.85
  • Maritime Bus

    Maritime Bus

    Book Maritime Bus from Summerside to Charlottetown from $16. There are 3 trips per day offered by Maritime Bus from Summerside to Charlottetown and you can expect on average to pay for a Maritime Bus ticket to Charlottetown. In Summerside, Maritime Bus departs to Charlottetown from 96 Water St . In Charlottetown, Maritime Bus arrives at WA Murphy Student Centre and one other station.

    An average trip on Maritime Bus from Summerside to Charlottetown takes 2 hours and 0 minutes , while the fastest available Maritime Bus trip will get you to Charlottetown in 1 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Maritime Bus offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Charlottetown.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Summerside to Charlottetown 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 Summerside to Charlottetown?

The bus takes an average of 2 hours to cover the 33 miles from Summerside to Charlottetown. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 10 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Charlottetown. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 Summerside?

The first bus leaves at 1:00pm and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Summerside to Charlottetown, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Charlottetown each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Summerside to Charlottetown 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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Summerside?

Main departure station: 96 Water St

Most buses depart from the main station in Summerside.

All bus stations in Summerside:

  • 96 Water St

Where does the bus arrive in Charlottetown?

Main arrival station: WA Murphy Student Centre

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Charlottetown.

All bus stations in Charlottetown:

  • WA Murphy Student Centre

  • Bus Terminal

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