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There are 3 ways to get from Toronto to Barrie by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto to Barrie Ontc

$17 - $25

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Train  •  1h 41m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO Br

$15 - $21

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 15m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Barrie 97.8 km

$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

Average bus time:
1h 37m
Fastest bus time:
1h 30m
Buses per week:
29
Cheapest price:
$17
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
09:00
Last bus departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Barrie bus schedules

Toronto → Barrie
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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

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barrie is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barrie is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Barrie is 2 metres.

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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.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Barrie is to drive which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 15m.

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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.

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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.

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The distance between Toronto and Barrie is 86 km. The road distance is 97.8 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Barrie without a car is to bus which takes 1h 30m and costs $17 - $25.

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The bus from Toronto to Barrie takes 1h 30m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Toronto to Barrie bus services, operated by Ontario Northland, depart from Toronto station.

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Toronto to Barrie train services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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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.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Barrie.
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  • Distance: 86.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 30m

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 operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Toronto Union Station to Allandale Waterfront GO
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Toronto to Barrie
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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Ontario Northland

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

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Toronto to Barrie train services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Allandale Waterfront GO station.

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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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There are 22+ hotels available in Barrie. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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