How to get from Barrie to Brantford

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Barrie, ON to Yorkdale Bus Terminal North Bay / ...
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Brantford VIA Rail

$42 - $91

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Barrie, ON to Toronto Coach Terminal North Bay / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Brantford, ON 5517 / ...

$24 - $64

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Allandale Waterfront GO to Union Station Br
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Brantford VIA Rail

$34 - $83

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Barrie to Brantford 114.6 miles

$15 - $22

What companies run services between Barrie, ON, Canada and Brantford, ON, Canada?

You can take a train from Barrie to Brantford via Union Station and Toronto in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barrie to Brantford via Toronto Coach Terminal and Toronto, ON in around 4 h 34 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Brantford
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $110
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Allandale Waterfront GO to Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Barrie, ON to Yorkdale Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Book at
Ontario Northland
Bus from Barrie, ON to Toronto Coach Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Book at
Ontario Northland
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Barrie, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Bus from Toronto, ON to Brantford, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barrie and Brantford is 149 km. The road distance is 183 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barrie to Brantford is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 2 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Barrie to Brantford is to drive which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $19 - $29.

No, there is no direct train from Barrie to Brantford. However, there are services departing from Allandale Waterfront GO and arriving at Brantford via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Barrie to Brantford. However, there are services departing from Barrie, ON and arriving at Brantford, ON via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 34 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Barrie to Brantford, including transfers.