There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Barrie by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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Train  •  7 h 7 min

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

$54 - $157

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Bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto to Barrie Ontc / ...

$37 - $151

5 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Barrie 329.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  5 h 25 min

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

$100 - $339

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, night bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the night bus from Yorkdale to Barrie

$112 - $330

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  7 h 10 min

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

$128 - $430

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, night bus  •  6 h 49 min

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

$140 - $485

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Barrie. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Barrie via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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

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The distance between Ottawa and Barrie is 332 km. The road distance is 527.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Barrie without a car is to train which takes 7 h 7 min and costs .

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

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Ottawa to Barrie bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ottawa, ON station.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Barrie is to train which takes 7 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 44 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Barrie.
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  • Distance: 207.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Ottawa to Barrie via Toronto and Union Station in around 7 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Barrie via Toronto, ON and Toronto in around 7 h 44 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
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 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
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Toronto to Barrie
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
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Ontario Northland
Night bus from Yorkdale to Barrie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Book at
Ontario Northland

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Barrie is 527 km. It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to drive from Ottawa to Barrie.

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

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There are 38+ hotels available in Barrie. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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