There are 4 ways to get from Toronto to Bala by bus, train, taxi 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

Toronto - Sudbury. Northbound.  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the Toronto - Sudbury. Northbound. from Toronto, ON to MacTier, ON 49 / ...

$65 - $87

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

$103 - $169

Bus  •  5 h 32 min

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

$92 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Bala 119.4 miles

$15 - $23

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

Ontario Northland operates a bus from Toronto to Bala twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 45 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 daily
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to MacTier, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
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
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
parkbus.ca
Other operators
Taxi from Washago to Bala
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Toronto to Bala?

The distance between Toronto and Bala is 153 km. The road distance is 191 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Toronto to Bala?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Toronto to Bala?

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

How long does it take to get from Toronto to Bala?

It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Toronto to Bala, including transfers.