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There are 4 ways to get from Manitoulin Island to Port Elgin by bus, shuttle, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, shuttle  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Little Current to Sudbury
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Yorkdale
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Port Elgin, ON

$142 - $165

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Little Current to South Baymouth, Ontario
  2. Take the car ferry from South Baymouth, Ontario to Tobermory, Ontario
  3. Drive from Tobermory, Ontario to Port Elgin

$26 - $57

2 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Little Current to Sudbury
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Yorkdale
  3. Take the bus from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Port Elgin, ON

$109 - $148

Drive, car ferry #2  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Little Current to South Baymouth, Ontario
  2. Take the car ferry from South Baymouth, Ontario to Tobermory, Ontario
  3. Drive from Tobermory, Ontario to Port Elgin

$26 - $57

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manitoulin Island to Port Elgin is to drive and car ferry which costs $30 - $75 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Manitoulin Island to Port Elgin is to drive and car ferry which costs $30 - $75 and takes 4h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manitoulin Island to Port Elgin. However, there are services departing from Little Current and arriving at Port Elgin, ON via Sudbury, Yorkdale Bus Terminal and Toronto Pearson International Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 58m.

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The distance between Manitoulin Island and Port Elgin is 191 km.

The best way to get from Manitoulin Island to Port Elgin without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 12h 1m and costs $180 - $220.

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It takes approximately 12h 1m to get from Manitoulin Island to Port Elgin, including transfers.

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Manitoulin Island to Port Elgin bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, depart from Little Current station.

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Manitoulin Island to Port Elgin bus services, operated by Can-ar Coach, arrive at Port Elgin, ON station.

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There are 11+ hotels available in Port Elgin. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manitoulin Island to Port Elgin.
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  • Distance: 119.1 miles
  • Duration: 12h 1m

What companies run services between Manitoulin Island, ON, Canada and Port Elgin, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Little Current to Port Elgin via Sudbury, Yorkdale Bus Terminal, Pearson Airport Terminal 1, and Toronto Pearson International Airport in around 12h 58m.

Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Little Current to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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Ontario Northland
Bus from Sudbury to Yorkdale
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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Ontario Northland
Grey-Bruce Airbus
Website
greybruceairbus.com
Shuttle from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Port Elgin, ON
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
greybruceairbus.com
Can-ar Coach
Phone
+1 905.738.2290
Website
can-arcoach.com
Bus from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Port Elgin, ON
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
can-arcoach.com
Ferry operators
Owen Sound Transportation Company (OSTC)
Phone
+1 800-265-3163
Website
ontarioferries.com
Car ferry from South Baymouth, Ontario to Tobermory, Ontario
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
ontarioferries.com
Book at
ontarioferries.com
Adult
$13
Vehicle + Adult Off-Peak
$34
Motorcycle Off-Peak
$27

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