There are 4 ways to get from St. Catharines to Barrie by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal to Toronto, ON 4 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto to Barrie Ontc / ...

$24 - $53

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Bus, train  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal to Toronto, ON 4 stops / ...
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO Br

$25 - $34

Train  •  5 h 26 min

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

$41 - $101

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from St. Catharines to Barrie 118.3 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from St. Catharines to Barrie. However, there are services departing from St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal and arriving at Barrie via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 44 min.

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The distance between St. Catharines and Barrie is 141 km. The road distance is 189.3 km.

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The best way to get from St. Catharines to Barrie without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 44 min to get from St. Catharines to Barrie, including transfers.

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St. Catharines to Barrie bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from St. Catharines to Barrie is to bus which takes 3 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 26 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between St. Catharines to Barrie is 189 km. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from St. Catharines to Barrie.

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

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Map of how to get from St. Catharines to Barrie.
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  • Distance: 88 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 44 min

What companies run services between St. Catharines, ON, Canada and Barrie, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from St. Catharines to Barrie via Toronto, ON and Toronto in around 3 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from St. Catharines to Barrie via Grimsby, On, Grimsby, Toronto, and Union Station in around 5 h 26 min.

Train operators
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Grimsby to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$29 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $70
Business
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Book at
megabus.ca
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from St Catharines, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
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
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
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $29
Refundable
$23 - $35

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