There are 8 ways to get from Ottawa to Barrie by train, bus, car, plane or night bus

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

Train  •  7 h 4 min

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

$54 - $155

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  7 h 34 min

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

$37 - $143

6 alternative options

Bus via Pog Lake Campground  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa - Rideau Centre, Nicholas Street to Pog Lake Campground
  2. Take the bus from Pog Lake Campground to Toronto - Carpool Lot,Major Mackenzie & Hwy 400
  3. Take the bus from East Gwillimbury GO Bus to Barrie Transit Terminal 68

$90 - $130

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Barrie 329.6 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Ottawa to Toronto Island, train  •  5 h 26 min

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

$99 - $338

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, night bus  •  5 h 6 min

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

$110 - $328

Train to Montreal, fly to Toronto Island, train  •  7 h 9 min

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

$128 - $429

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, night bus  •  6 h 55 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

$139 - $483

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Barrie is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Barrie is to fly and night bus which takes 5 h 6 min and costs $140 - $440.

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The distance between Ottawa and Barrie is 332 km. The road distance is 527 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Ottawa to Barrie, including transfers.

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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 34 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 4 min.

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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 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Barrie via Toronto, ON and Toronto in around 7 h 34 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$55 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
gotransit.com
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 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
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 - $16
Online Fare
$12 - $25
Standard Fare
$19 - $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 - $19
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Ontario Northland
Night bus from Yorkdale to Barrie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Book at
Ontario Northland
Parkbus
Phone
+1 800-928-7101
Website
parkbus.ca
Bus from Ottawa - Rideau Centre, Nicholas Street to Pog Lake Campground
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
parkbus.ca
Bus from Pog Lake Campground to Toronto - Carpool Lot,Major Mackenzie & Hwy 400
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
parkbus.ca
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from East Gwillimbury GO Bus to Barrie Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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