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Ontario Northland popular routes and schedules
|Popular routes||First and last departures||Average duration||Minimum price|
|Ottawa → Toronto||First and last departures10:15am — 10:30am||Average duration11h 39m||Minimum price$153|
|Toronto → Ottawa||First and last departures9:30am — 9:30am||Average duration13h 13m||Minimum price$153|
|Toronto → Greater Sudbury||First and last departures12:10am — 11:30pm||Average duration6h 11m||Minimum price$89|
|Greater Sudbury → Toronto||First and last departures7:10am — 4:55pm||Average duration6h 56m||Minimum price$93|
|Toronto → North Bay||First and last departures12:10am — 11:30pm||Average duration6h 9m||Minimum price$90|
Ontario Northland is a renowned transportation company in Canada that has been connecting cities for over a century within the province. Offering both buses and trains trips, Ontario Northland provides reliable and comfortable travel options to explore the stunning landscapes of Ontario.
Ontario Northland routes
Ontario Northland offers an extensive network of routes, connecting various cities across Ontario and even reaching out to Winnipeg, Manitoba. From the vibrant capital city of Ottawa to the bustling metropolis of Toronto, their routes cover a wide range of destinations. You can find trips to cities like Sudbury, North Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Orillia, Parry Sound, Thunder Bay, Barrie, Gravenhurst, and Huntsville, among others.
Additionally, Ontario Northland's route to Winnipeg, Manitoba provides a convenient and efficient way to travel between these two provinces. Whether you're exploring the natural beauty of Ontario or venturing further west, Ontario Northland's routes connect communities and facilitate memorable journeys across the region.
Top routes in Canada
1. Toronto to North Bay: This 4h30 trip takes you from the bustling city of Toronto to the charming town of North Bay, nestled amidst beautiful lakes and forests.
2. Toronto to Gravenhurst: Embark on a scenic bus journey from Toronto to Gravenhurst, a charming town located in the heart of Muskoka. This 2h15 route takes you through picturesque landscapes, and allows you to explore the vibrant arts scene, visit the Muskoka Wharf, or simply relax by the tranquil shores of Lake Muskoka.
3. Toronto to Barrie: Offering a quick and efficient journey, this route connects Toronto with the picturesque city of Barrie, in a trip that lasts only 1h20.
Ontario Northland buses
Ontario Northland operates an extensive fleet of buses, catering to diverse travel needs. When traveling on an Ontario Northland bus service, you can expect a pleasant experience with a range of amenities onboard. The buses are equipped with comfortable seating, offering ample legroom and reclining options for your comfort.
Additionally, you'll find free Wi-Fi access, allowing you to stay connected throughout your journey. Whether you want to catch up on work, browse the internet, or simply enjoy your favorite movies and TV shows, the onboard Wi-Fi has got you covered. Also, Ontario Northland buses are equipped with power outlets, ensuring that you can keep your devices charged throughout the trip.
Ontario Northland trains
The company has been working to reinstate passenger rail travel in Ontario, after the service was shut down in 2012. While new routes are not added to their itineraries, their trains connect the cities Cochcrane and Moonsonee with the Polar Bear Express train - which is the only way to get there without flying.
Departing from Cochrane at 9 am, the train arrives in Moosonee at 2:00 pm. The return journey from Moosonee starts at 5 pm and reaches Cochrane at 10:00 pm, ensuring a comfortable and relaxing trip back. The Polar Bear Express operates throughout the year, offering service on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. However, during the peak season from June 25th, 2023, to October 20th, 2023, an additional train departure is added on Sundays to accommodate the increased demand during that time.
Buy your tickets online
To make your travel experience with Ontario Northland seamless, you can conveniently purchase bus tickets from Busbud. The platform provides an easy and user-friendly way to book your tickets online. With just a few clicks, you can secure your seat and be on your way to exploring the diverse destinations served by Ontario Northland.
With Ontario Northland, you can expect a pleasant journey with modern amenities and beautiful views along the way. So, sit back, relax, and embark on an comfortable trip through Ontario.
Amenities on Ontario Northland buses
- Air conditioning
- Power outlets
Ontario Northland’s Coverage in Numbers
- Daily Buses2668
Ontario Northland Bus classes
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Ontario Northland FAQ
Passengers can definitely board with a copy of the ticket (e-ticket) on their mobile devices. If you do not have a mobile device you can get access to the bus by providing your government-issued ID. Remember, the name on the ticket should match the name on the ID.
Passengers are free to leave the bus whenever it has stopped for a break. The bus rests or stops are usually 15 minutes long. The bus operator will give you an exact time before opening the doors. This makes it the perfect opportunity for passengers to grab a snack or refreshment.
We want you to have the best experience possible with us at Busbud. That’s why we encourage any of our customers to always book well in advance before their trips to enjoy flexible benefits such as getting to choose which seat you’d like to sit on.
Ontario Northland is fully accessible to people with disabilities. Most of the buses have audio and visual announcements for all stops. If passengers require this service or any other service for passengers with disabilities or reduced mobilities they are required to contact Ontario Northland on 1-800-461-8558 and should be done at least 48 hours in advance.
Ontario Northland assumes no liability or responsibility for lost items left on a bus or at a station. Customers are welcome to get into contact with Ontario Northland at 1-800-461-8558 for assistance.
Students can enjoy a 15% discount on their bus tickets. This is usually deducted from the adult fare and will also be applied to all children as well as unaccompanied children. In order to get the special discount tickets must be purchased at an Ontario Northland ticket counter.
*Tickets purchased online do not apply.
Unaccompanied minors will be assigned a specific seat and should remain in the specific seat till the bus has reached its destination (excludes using the washroom).
Must inform the relevant crew or driver if they are being disturbed.
Must inform the driver if they are in need of any assistance throughout the trip.
Unaccompanied minors should at all times follow the driver’s when stopping to take quick breaks along the way.
Unaccompanied minors should be the last to disembark the bus and should wait for all passengers to disembark before following the driver to meet the receiving adult or guardian.
Ontario Northland does not guarantee connections to third party carriers as they are nor permitted to sell tickets of any of the third party carriers such as Rider express, UP Express, Maple Bus Lines or Go Transit. Customers are required to purchase these tickets on the third party website.
Pets are not permitted on their motor coach service. However, Ontario Northland are committed to welcoming people with disabilities who are accompanied by a service animal. They will also ensure that all staff, volunteers and others dealing with the public are properly trained in how to interact with people with disabilities who are accompanied by a service animal.
It depends what package you select at checkout on Busbud.
The Standard policy is does not allow refunds or exchanges. If you select the Flexible package for an extra free, then you can receive a 100% refund up to 24 hr prior to your departure. You can also exchange the date or time up to 24 hours before departure at no extra cost.
Ontario Northland buses offer free WiFi, electrical outlets, comfortable seating and an onboard washroom facility. Most of their buses are fully accessible with accessible washrooms and have audio and visual announcements for all stops.
Passengers may check one piece of baggage for no charge, and two additional checked bags for $15 each (e.g. $30 for 2 additional bags). Bags must not weigh more than 50 lbs (23 kg) each and must be no larger than 24” x 24” x 45” (61 cm x 61 cm x 114 cm) in size.
Yes, there is complimentary wifi on the bus and at the station. You can connect your phone by selecting the wifi network available.
Ontario Northland Bus Lines
For the advent traveller, we have a range of choices for you when it comes to your travel arrangements by letting you have your pick of the mode of transport you need from train to bus depending on how fast you want to reach your destination and your choice is just a click away.
Ontario Northland Lines
Busbud has been an official partner with Ontario Northland since 2017 and is constantly working together to give customers the best onboard experience, service and access to the best destinations at the most affordable prices.
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Ontario Northland Popular Routes, Destinations and Stations
Top Ontario Northland Bus Lines
- Ottawa to Toronto$55
- Toronto to Ottawa$55
- Toronto to Greater Sudbury$94
- Greater Sudbury to Toronto$95
- North Bay to Toronto$92
- Toronto to North Bay$90
- Ottawa to Greater Sudbury$92
- Greater Sudbury to Ottawa$93
- Toronto to Barrie$33
- Ottawa to North Bay$89
- North Bay to Ottawa$89
- Barrie to Toronto$31
- Toronto to Sault Ste. Marie$153
- Toronto to Orillia$40
- Sault Ste. Marie to Toronto$153
- Orillia to Toronto$40
- Toronto to Huntsville$66
- Toronto to Winnipeg$328
- Winnipeg to Toronto$304
- Thunder Bay to Winnipeg$142
Top Ontario Northland Destinations
- Ontario Northland to Toronto
- Ontario Northland Ottawa
- Ontario Northland to Greater Sudbury
- Ontario Northland North Bay
- Ontario Northland to Barrie
- Ontario Northland Winnipeg
- Ontario Northland to Thunder Bay
- Ontario Northland Timmins
- Ontario Northland to Sault Ste. Marie
- Buses to Orillia
- Buses to Huntsville
- Buses to Kenora
- Buses to Bracebridge
- Buses to Parry Sound
- Buses to Gravenhurst
- Buses to Pembroke
- Buses to Vaughan
- Buses to Petawawa
- Buses to Cochrane
- Buses to Dryden
Top Ontario Northland Stations and Locations
- Pearson Toronto Airport
- Barrie Bus Terminal
- VIA Rail Station
- Union Station Bus Terminal
- The Ottawa Hospital General Campus
- Sudbury Bus Terminal
- Sudbury Health Sciences North
- Laurentian University
- North Bay Bus Station
- Transit Terminal
- Southdale Mall
- Sherbrook St - HSC - University
- Happy Time Tours
- Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
- Lakehead University
- Howard Johnson
- Sault Area Hospital
- Lakehead University
- Allandale Waterfront GO
- Transit stop shelter on Willow Ave at Algoma Clinic entrance
- Lake of the Woods Hospital
- Kenora Bus Depot
- Soldiers' Memorial Hospital
- Highway 407