Barrie to Kenora bus

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Barrie - Kenora Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Barrie to Kenora. Traveling by bus from Barrie to Kenora usually takes around 28 hours and 32 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 26 hours and 19 minutes.

Distance787 mi (1267 km)
Shortest duration26h 19m
Cheapest price$239.14
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Barrie to Kenora?

The average price for a bus ticket to Kenora is $242.75, Bus tickets on this route can be more expensive due to the length of the trip. However, taking the bus is one of the most eco-concious way to travel on this route. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in December. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $256 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Barrie to Kenora in April, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $260 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Barrie to Kenora?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Barrie to Kenora. Ontario Northland connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ontario Northland61d 4h 33m$250.46
  • Ontario Northland

    Ontario Northland

    Ontario Northland has been running buses since 1937 and continues to provide essential intercity service across Canada's second-largest province. Onboard their vehicles, passengers will find Wi-Fi connectivity described by passengers as excellent. Ontario Northland's clean and comfortable vehicles also include power outlets, air conditioning, and restrooms. Ontario Northland trips from Barrie to Kenora usually take about 28 hours and 33 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Barrie to Kenora during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Barrie to Kenora?

The bus takes an average of 28 hours and 32 minutes to cover the 1267 kilometers from Barrie to Kenora. However, the fastest bus only takes 26 hours and 19 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

"Thursday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Thursday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go."

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Barrie?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 12:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Barrie to Kenora, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus schedules are there most days?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Barrie to Kenora every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

City Information

Barrie

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Barrie is a beautiful lakeside city whose waterfront draws visitors from near and far. Kempenfelt Bay is home to three beaches, lush bayside gardens, and the serene Waterfront Trail, but Barrie also has much more to offer. A walking tour through the historic Downtown district reveals the city's diverse cultural and architectural heritage. This is also the place to embrace Barrie's thriving art scene in the form of the renowned MacLaren Art Centre and the city's iconic Spirit Catcher sculpture by the bay. Standout outdoor activities include hot air balloon rides over Barrie, Lake Simcoe scuba diving, and wintertime skiing.

With a dizzying selection of antique shops, flea markets, small boutiques, and big shopping malls, Barrie is home to a one-of-a-kind shopping culture that is well worth exploring. And if you're visiting during the ice hockey season, be sure to catch a game at the Barrie Molson Centre.

Barrie is well served by highway and rail links that connect the city to Toronto, from which destinations further afield are accessible. Intercity bus travel is available downtown from the centrally-located Barrie Bus Terminal.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Barrie?

24 Maple Ave, Barrie, ON - CABRRCAONO-0

Image credit: GTD Aquitaine, Public domain

Main departure station: 24 Maple Ave

Built in 1991 to replace an older terminal across the street, the Barrie Bus Terminal on Maple Ave is one of Barrie's municipal and intercity bus stations. Ontario Northland buses run from this station to destinations like Toronto and Ottawa. Inside the large building, passengers will find plenty of seating, restrooms, and customer service staff. The bus terminal is close to the bars and restaurants along nearby Dunlop Street and a short walk from Heritage Park on Lake Simcoe.

All bus stations in Barrie:

  • 24 Maple Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Kenora?

Main arrival station: 1329 Hwy 17 East

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Kenora.

Bus stations in Kenora:

  • 1329 Hwy 17 East

  • Lake of the Woods Hospital

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