“This route will provide a growth opportunity for our business and provide connectivity for the communities we serve,” said Ontario Northland President and CEO Corina Moore, in a release.
“This new route will enhance our service and provide convenience for passengers travelling to and from the north. The schedule has been tailored to meet the needs of our passengers connecting through Sudbury and North Bay.”
Ontario Northland has partnered with ticketing agencies in Sturgeon Falls, Mattawa, Pembroke, Petawawa, Renfrew and Ottawa and flag stops have been identified in Warren, Verner, Deep River, Chalk River, Cobden, Arnprior, Kanata and Ottawa Bayshore Mall.
The weekly schedule consists of:
Thursday, Friday, and Sunday
Depart Sudbury at 2:05 pm arrive in Ottawa at 9:00 pm
Friday, Saturday, Monday
Depart Ottawa at 7:00 am arrive in Sudbury at 1:50 pm
Ontario Northland is committed to providing reliable and effective transportation service and sustainable long-term employment in Northeastern Ontario. Passenger volumes for this pilot program will be monitored, and the service will be assessed after a six-month period.
Here are examples of the Fares from Sturgeon Falls from the Website: www.ontarionorthland.ca
Adult : $ 96.40
Student: $ 81.94
Senior: $ 81.94
Child : $ 48.20