Barrie to Sault Ste. Marie bus
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There are 11 intercity buses per day from Barrie to Sault Ste. Marie. Traveling by bus from Barrie to Sault Ste. Marie usually takes around 11 hours and 23 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 26 minutes.
|Distance||269 mi (434 km)|
|Shortest duration||9h 26m|
|Most frequent service||Ontario Northland|
How much is a bus ticket from Barrie to Sault Ste. Marie?
Typically $110.10 is the average price you should expect to pay for a bus ticket to Sault Ste. Marie. Considering the long haul nature of the trip to Sault Ste. Marie and taking into account ease of bus travel tickets this price is a great deal It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.
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What bus companies travel from Barrie to Sault Ste. Marie?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Barrie to Sault Ste. Marie. Ontario Northland connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Ontario Northland||11||11h 23m||$114.83|
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 Sault Ste. Marie usually take about 11 hours and 23 minutes, with an average ticket price of .
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The bus takes an average of 11 hours and 23 minutes to cover the 434 kilometers from Barrie to Sault Ste. Marie. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 26 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.
"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, Saturday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Saturday ticket is the way to go."
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 Sault Ste. Marie, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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.
Where does the bus leave from in Barrie?
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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 Sault Ste. Marie?
Main arrival station: 503 Trunk St
Buses arrive in Sault Ste. Marie at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.
Bus stations in Sault Ste. Marie:
503 Trunk St
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