There are 6 ways to get from Barrie to Kingston by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Br
  2. VIA Rail

$43 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  7 h 2 min

  1. North Bay / ...
  2. 5858

$32 - $79

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. North Bay / ...
  2. VIA Rail

$50 - $134

Bus Megabus CA  •  4 h 52 min

  1. North Bay / ...
  2. Direct / ...

$37 - $79

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. 214.7 miles

$28 - $45

Bus, fly  •  3 h 51 min

  1. YYZ - YGK

$157 - $650

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

You can take a train from Barrie to Kingston via Union Station, Toronto, Kingston, and VIA Rail Station in around 4 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Barrie to Kingston via Yorkdale Bus Terminal, Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal, and Scarborough, ON in around 4 h 52 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Kingston
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Kingston
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $180
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
Megabus CA
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Scarborough, ON to Kingston, Ontario
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
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 - $29
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $29
Refundable
$24 - $35
Bus from Toronto, ON to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $29
Online Fare
$24 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $60

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barrie and Kingston is 254 km. The road distance is 344 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barrie to Kingston is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Barrie to Kingston is to bus and fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs $200 - $850.

No, there is no direct bus from Barrie to Kingston. However, there are services departing from Barrie, ON and arriving at Kingston, Ontario via Yorkdale Bus Terminal and Scarborough, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 52 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Barrie to Kingston, including transfers.