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There are 8 ways to get from Montreal to Barrie 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.

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Train  •  7 h 49 min

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

$87 - $154

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Bus Megabus Canada  •  8 h 15 min

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

$46 - $83

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Toronto to Barrie

$53 - $195

Drive  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Barrie 387.3 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YUL - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO

$99 - $348

Fly Montreal to Toronto, bus  •  5 h 16 min

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

$92 - $336

Fly Montreal to Hamilton, bus, train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Hamilton (YHM) YUL - YHM
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal
  3. Take the train from Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO

$121 - $628

Train to Ottawa, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa
  2. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  3. Take the train from Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO

$149 - $432

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Barrie is to bus which costs $55 - $110 and takes 8 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Barrie is to fly and bus which costs $120 - $440 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Barrie. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Barrie via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreal to Barrie. However, there are services departing from Montréal and arriving at Allandale Waterfront GO via Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Barrie is 494 km. The road distance is 619.7 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Barrie without a car is to train which takes 7 h 49 min and costs $110 - $210.

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It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Montreal to Barrie, including transfers.

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Montreal to Barrie bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Montreal, PQ station.

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Montreal to Barrie train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Montréal station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Barrie is to train which takes 7 h 49 min and costs $110 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $110 and takes 8 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Barrie.
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  • Distance: 308.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 49 min

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Barrie, ON, Canada?

You can take a train from Montreal to Barrie via Toronto and Union Station in around 7 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Montreal to Barrie via Toronto, ON and Toronto in around 8 h 15 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Business
$130 - $180
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
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
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Toronto to Barrie
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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Ontario Northland
Bus from Yorkdale to Barrie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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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
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $16
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $29
Refundable
$23 - $35
Bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
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
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
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
Website
GO Transit

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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Montreal to Barrie train services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Allandale Waterfront GO station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Barrie is 620 km. It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to drive from Montreal to Barrie.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Montreal Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Barrie. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 21 min and costs $4.

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