There are 5 ways to get from Hamilton to Barrie by bus, train or car

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

Bus via Dixie Transitway Station  •  3 h 50 min

  1. 40
  2. Ontc / ...

$22 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. 16 / ...
  2. Br

$17 - $22

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. VIA Rail
  2. Br

$34 - $78

Bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. 5500 / ...
  2. Ontc / ...

$23 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. 92.8 miles

$12 - $18

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

You can take a bus from Hamilton to Barrie via Dixie Transitway Station, Yorkdale Bus Terminal, and Yorkdale in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamilton to Barrie via Aldershot GO Bus, Aldershot, Toronto, and Union Station in around 3 h 51 min.

Train operators
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 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 Aldershot to Toronto
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $95
Bus operators
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Dixie Transitway Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Yorkdale to Barrie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Book at
Ontario Northland
Bus from Toronto to Barrie
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Book at
Ontario Northland
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hamilton, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $16
Online Fare
$11 - $25
Standard Fare
$20 - $29
Refundable
$23 - $35
Bus from Toronto, ON to Barrie, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hamilton and Barrie is 129 km. The road distance is 149 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Barrie is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 1 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Barrie is to drive which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $15 - $23.

No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Barrie. However, there are services departing from Hamilton GO Centre Bus and arriving at Barrie via Dixie Transitway Station and Yorkdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Hamilton to Barrie, including transfers.