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There are 3 ways to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON by plane, car or night bus

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Recommended option

Fly, drive  •  3h 2m

  1. Fly from Sault Ste Marie (YAM) to Thunder Bay (YQT) YAM - YQT
  2. Drive from Thunder Bay to Nipigon, ON

$556 - $733

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the night bus from Sault Area Hospital to Nipigon Ontc

$75 - $110

1 alternative option

Drive  •  7h 32m

  1. Drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON 589.3 km

$60 - $90

Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON by night bus and walk

The journey time between Sault Ste. Marie and Nipigon, ON is around 7h 15m and covers a distance of around 598 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 15m. Operated by Ontario Northland, the Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON service departs from Sault Area Hospital and arrives in Nipigon, ON. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 15m
Fastest journey time:
7h 15m
Journey distance:
598 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$75
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
22:45
Last service departs at:
22:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON night bus and walk schedules

Sault Ste. Marie → Nipigon, ON
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Nipigon, ON is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Nipigon, ON is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Nipigon, ON is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON is to drive, which costs $60 - $90 and takes 7h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON is to fly and drive which costs $550 - $750 and takes 3h 2m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Sault Area Hospital and arriving at Nipigon. This bus operates Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7h 15m.

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The distance between Sault Ste. Marie and Nipigon, ON is 407 km. The road distance is 589.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON without a car is to night bus which takes 7h 30m and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON, including transfers.

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Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, depart from Sault Area Hospital station.

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The quickest flight from Sault Ste Marie Airport to Thunder Bay Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, arrive at Nipigon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON is 589 km. It takes approximately 7h 32m to drive from Sault Ste. Marie to Nipigon, ON.

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  • Distance: 406.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada and Nipigon, ON, Canada?

Ontario Northland operates a vehicle from Sault Area Hospital to Nipigon 6 times a week. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
Bearskin Lake Air
Website
bearskinairlines.com
Flights from Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $650
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Night bus from Sault Area Hospital to Nipigon
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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Ontario Northland

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Bearskin Lake Air offers flights from Sault Ste Marie Airport to Thunder Bay Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Nipigon, ON. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Sault Ste. Marie to Sault Ste Marie Airport is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs $55 - $65.

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