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There are 5 ways to get from Kingston to Barrie by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingston, ON - Queens University to Toronto, ON - Yorkdale Bus Terminal 8 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Yorkdale to Barrie Ontc / ...

$31 - $69

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Train  •  5 h 54 min

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

$61 - $125

Bus, night bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingston, ON to Toronto, ON 3 stops / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Toronto to Barrie Ontc

$37 - $51

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Kingston to Barrie 214.1 miles

$28 - $45

Fly, bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Yorkdale to Barrie

$109 - $416

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The cheapest way to get from Kingston to Barrie is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kingston to Barrie is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kingston to Barrie. However, there are services departing from Kingston, ON - Queens University and arriving at Barrie via Yorkdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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The distance between Kingston and Barrie is 254 km. The road distance is 342.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kingston to Barrie without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 30 min and costs $40 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Kingston to Barrie, including transfers.

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Kingston to Barrie bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Kingston, ON - Queens University station.

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The best way to get from Kingston to Barrie is to bus which takes 5 h 30 min and costs $40 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $170 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Kingston Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kingston to Barrie bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, arrive at Barrie station.

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Map of how to get from Kingston to Barrie.
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  • Distance: 158.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Kingston to Barrie via Yorkdale in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kingston to Barrie via Train Station Transfer Point, Kingston, Toronto, and Union Station in around 5 h 54 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Business
$80 - $120
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
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
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Kingston, ON - Queens University to Toronto, ON - Yorkdale Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
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megabus.ca
Bus from Kingston, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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megabus.ca
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Yorkdale to Barrie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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Ontario Northland
Night bus from Toronto to Barrie
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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Ontario Northland
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Yorkdale, ON to Barrie, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $16
Online Fare
$11 - $25
Standard Fare
$19 - $28
Refundable
$22 - $35

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Yes, the driving distance between Kingston to Barrie is 343 km. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Kingston to Barrie.

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Air Canada offers flights from Kingston Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Barrie. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kingston to Kingston Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $24 - $29.

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