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  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Espanola, ON to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street 5150
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Port Elgin, ON

$68 - $126

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Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 30 min

  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 - $51

2 alternative options

Bus, shuttle  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Little Current to Sudbury
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Barrie
  3. Take the bus from Barrie Bus Terminal. to Vaughan Station.
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Brampton, ON to Port Elgin, ON

Drive, car ferry #2  •  4 h 30 min

  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 - $51

Questions & Answers

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 Espanola, ON and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 20 min.

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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 which takes 12 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 20 min to get from Manitoulin Island to Port Elgin, including transfers.

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Manitoulin Island to Port Elgin bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Espanola, ON 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 14+ 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: 12 h 20 min

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 Espanola, Espanola, ON, Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street, and Toronto, ON in around 12 h 20 min.

Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Espanola, ON to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$29 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$55 - $80
Can-ar Coach
Phone
+1 905.738.2290
Website
can-arcoach.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Port Elgin, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
can-arcoach.com
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Little Current to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Book at
Ontario Northland
Bus from Sudbury to Barrie
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Book at
Ontario Northland
SunridExpress
Phone
(+1)7052790349
Email
Sunridexpress.info@gmail.com
Website
sunridexpress.com
Bus from Barrie Bus Terminal. to Vaughan Station.
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
sunridexpress.com
Grey-Bruce Airbus
Website
greybruceairbus.com
Shuttle from Brampton, ON to Port Elgin, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
greybruceairbus.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
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Schedules at
ontarioferries.com
Book at
ontarioferries.com
Adult
$13
Vehicle Peak
$29
Vehicle Off-Peak
$22
Motorcycle Peak
$18
Motorcycle Off-Peak
$15

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