There are 3 ways to get from Toronto to Barrie by bus, train or car
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Bus • 1h 30m
$17 - $25
Train • 1h 41m
$15 - $21
1 alternative option
Drive • 1h 15m
$10 - $15
Toronto to Barrie by bus
The bus journey time between Toronto and Barrie is around 1h 37m and covers a distance of around 96 km. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 30m. Services are operated by Ontario Northland. Typically 29 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
Bus route overview
First and last buses
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Toronto to Barrie bus schedules
Buses departing Sunday, June 20, 2021
Buses departing Monday, June 21, 2021
Buses departing Tuesday, June 22, 2021
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are recommended
- There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
- Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
- Regional restriction measures in place
The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barrie is 1-833-784-4397.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barrie is recommended.
Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Barrie is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 15m.
The quickest way to get from Toronto to Barrie is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 15m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toronto and arriving at Barrie. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 30m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toronto Union Station station and arriving at Allandale Waterfront GO. Services depart three times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1h 41m.
The distance between Toronto and Barrie is 86 km. The road distance is 97.8 km.
The best way to get from Toronto to Barrie without a car is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs $17 - $25.
The bus from Toronto to Barrie takes 1h 30m including transfers and departs four times a day.
Toronto to Barrie bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, depart from Toronto station.
Toronto to Barrie train services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Toronto Union Station.
The best way to get from Toronto to Barrie is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs $17 - $25. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $15 - $21 and takes 1h 41m.
What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Barrie, ON, Canada?
Ontario Northland operates a bus from Toronto to Barrie 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 1h 30m. Alternatively, GO Transit operates a train from Toronto Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $21 and the journey takes 1h 41m.
Train from Toronto Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 41m
- 3 times a day
- Estimated price
- $15 - $21
- GO Transit
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More Questions & Answers
Toronto to Barrie bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, arrive at Barrie station.
Toronto to Barrie train services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Allandale Waterfront GO station.
Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Barrie is 98 km. It takes approximately 1h 15m to drive from Toronto to Barrie.
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