There are 5 ways to get from Kingston to Barrie by bus, train, 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

Bus via Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingston, Ontario to Scarborough, ON 3 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Yorkdale to Barrie Ontc / ...

$38 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 11 min

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

$33 - $60

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$41 - $125

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

$113 - $399

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

You can take a bus from Kingston to Barrie via Scarborough, ON, Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal, Yorkdale Bus Terminal, and Yorkdale in around 5 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kingston to Barrie via VIA Rail Station, Kingston, Toronto, and Union Station in around 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 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
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
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
Bus operators
Megabus CA
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Kingston, Ontario to Scarborough, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Kingston, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.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
$15 - $20
Book at
Ontario Northland
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
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
$23 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kingston and Barrie is 254 km. The road distance is 343 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Kingston to Barrie. However, there are services departing from Kingston, Ontario and arriving at Barrie via Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal and Yorkdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Kingston to Barrie, including transfers.