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Barrie - Greater Sudbury Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 30 intercity buses per day from Barrie to Greater Sudbury. Traveling by bus from Barrie to Greater Sudbury usually takes around 5 hours and 22 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance160 mi (257 km)
Shortest duration3h 10m
Cheapest price$39.54
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Barrie to Greater Sudbury?

$42.27 is the average price of a bus ticket from Barrie to Greater Sudbury. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. 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.

Average prices by travel date

$102$68$34MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Barrie to Greater Sudbury is expected to range from $90 to $100. If you are looking to travel to Greater Sudbury within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $90. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $90 and can be found on May 25, 2024.

Monthly average prices

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If you're planning on taking a bus from Barrie to Greater Sudbury, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $70 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What bus companies travel from Barrie to Greater Sudbury?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Barrie to Greater Sudbury that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Ontario Northland usually offers more choice, with 30 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US23h 18m$45.81
Ontario Northland305h 24m$71.81
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Barrie to Greater Sudbury, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • 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 Greater Sudbury usually take about 5 hours and 24 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 22 minutes to cover the 257 kilometers from Barrie to Greater Sudbury. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 10 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.

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

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Greater Sudbury, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Barrie to Greater Sudbury, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 30 scheduled buses that travel from Barrie to Greater Sudbury every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 12 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

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.

Greater Sudbury

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Located slightly north of Lake Huron, Sudbury is a mid-sized city that offers visitors ample opportunity to play, relax, and explore. Its biggest attraction is Science North, a world-renowned interactive museum containing a planetarium, IMAX theatre, and butterfly gallery that is sure to spark curiosity in children and adults alike. Wander through labyrinthine caves beneath the city at Dynamic Earth, which pays tribute to the city’s mining history. Are you into bitcoin? How about a big coin? Snap a pic beside the iconic Big Nickel, the world's largest coin.

Surrounded by green woodlands (which turn snow-white in winter), Sudbury is also a natural paradise where outdoors enthusiasts can relax on Ramsey Lake, walk the Lake Laurentian Conservation Area, and bike along the famed Trans Canada Trail.

Downtown Sudbury serves up the best offerings of local cuisine and can satisfy food cravings whether you're looking for pizza, steak, or sushi. Afterward, indulge in ice-cold craft beer or fancy cocktails at a local bar before heading to Elgin Street for a lively night out.

Sudbury is a convenient gateway for travel deeper into Northern Ontario and beyond, well served by highways and public transport networks. VIA Rail routes connect the city to major urban centers, including Winnipeg, Toronto, and Ottawa. For the adventurous traveler, the Georgian Bay Coastal Route makes for an unforgettable road trip.

Station Information

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

  • 9 A Simcoe St

Where does the bus arrive in Greater Sudbury?

Main arrival station: 1663 Kingsway

Ontario Northland operates intercity buses from 1663 Kingsway in Sudbury. The station is located just east of Downtown Sudbury, and possible destinations include Toronto, Barrie, and more. The station features a parking lot next to it, allowing passengers to park their vehicles conveniently. On-station amenities include an enclosed waiting area, Wi-Fi, ticketing services, and parcel processing services. The station is open from 6:00 AM to 9:30 PM daily.

Bus stations in Greater Sudbury:

  • 1663 Kingsway

  • Laurentian University

  • Health Science North Hospital

  • 2 Old Cartier Rd

  • 3460 Hwy 144

  • Azilda

  • 30 Main St W

  • 161 Hwy 17

  • The Four Corners

  • Sudbury Ontario Northland Terminal

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