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There are 5 ways to get from Toronto to Bala by bus, train, taxi, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Ontario Northland  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto to Gravenhurst Ontc

$67 - $83

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Toronto to Mactier Ontc

$60 - $76

3 alternative options

Train, taxi  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Washago VIA Rail
  2. Take a taxi from Washago to Bala

$113 - $175

Bus Parkbus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto - Starbucks, 30 Carlton Street to Six Mile Lake, On, Canada Toronto to Six Mile Lake

$87 - $117

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Bala 119.4 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Bala is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Bala is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Bala is 153 km. The road distance is 191.1 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Bala without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 14 min and costs $85 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Toronto to Bala, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Bala is 191 km. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from Toronto to Bala.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Bala. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Bala.
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  • Distance: 95.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 14 min

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Bala, ON, Canada?

Ontario Northland operates a bus from Toronto to Bala 3 times a day. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Washago
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Toronto to Gravenhurst
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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Ontario Northland
Night bus from Toronto to Mactier
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
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Ontario Northland
Parkbus
Phone
+1 800-928-7101
Website
parkbus.ca
Bus from Toronto - Starbucks, 30 Carlton Street to Six Mile Lake, On, Canada
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
parkbus.ca
Other operators
Taxi from Washago to Bala
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90

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