There are 4 ways to get from Kitchener to Barrie by bus, train, night bus 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.

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Bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kitchener Bus Terminal to Bramalea GO 30
  2. Take the bus from Yorkdale to Barrie Ontc / ...

$19 - $40

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 21 min

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

$33 - $81

Bus, night bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Kitchener, ON to Toronto, ON 5634 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Toronto to Barrie Ontc

$28 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Kitchener to Barrie 106.8 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Kitchener to Barrie is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kitchener to Barrie is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Kitchener and Barrie is 128 km. The road distance is 170.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 51 min to get from Kitchener to Barrie, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kitchener to Barrie. However, there are services departing from Kitchener Bus Terminal and arriving at Barrie via Bramalea GO and Yorkdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kitchener to Barrie. However, there are services departing from Kitchener and arriving at Allandale Waterfront GO via Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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

You can take a bus from Kitchener to Barrie via Bramalea GO, Yorkdale Bus Terminal, and Yorkdale in around 3 h 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kitchener to Barrie via Toronto and Union Station in around 4 h 21 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Kitchener to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 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
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Kitchener Bus Terminal to Bramalea GO
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
gotransit.com
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 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 Yorkdale, ON to Barrie, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $28
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$10 - $16
Online Fare
$11 - $25
Standard Fare
$19 - $28
Refundable
$22 - $35
Bus from Kitchener, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35

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