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Ottawa-Barrie Bus Schedule
Ottawa to Barrie bus - cost & duration
|Fastest time||9h 25m|
|Trips per day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by bus from Ottawa to Barrie right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from Ottawa to Barrie?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $102.69 was the low point for bus fares from Ottawa to Barrie. Buses from Barrie to Ottawa are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $102.69 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 9 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 208 miles (335 kilometers) from Ottawa, ON to Barrie, ON. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 25 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Because many passengers travel from Ottawa to Barrie at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, 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.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave Ottawa?
The first bus leaves at 10:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00am. To see the times for all buses from Ottawa to Barrie, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
What bus companies travel from Ottawa to Barrie?
There is one bus company that operates from Ottawa to Barrie. Ontario Northland is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Ontario Northland||2||9h 35m||$102.60|
Where does the bus leave from in Ottawa?
Ottawa, Ontario has two bus stations with service to Barrie, Ontario:
- 265 Catherine St
- Kanata Town Centre
Where does the bus arrive in Barrie?
All buses from Ottawa arrive at one main station in Barrie, Ontario:
- 24 Maple Ave
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