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Greater Sudbury - Barrie Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 35 intercity buses per day from Greater Sudbury to Barrie. Traveling by bus from Greater Sudbury to Barrie usually takes around 6 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 43 minutes.

Distance160 mi (257 km)
Shortest duration3h 43m
Cheapest price$62.77
Trips per day7
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Greater Sudbury to Barrie

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Akpan

January 19, 2023- Business

Ontario Northland

Pros: Very time conscious,which is fair. Cons: Awful smell from the toilet . Tips: No.

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

$69.50 is the average price of a bus ticket from Greater Sudbury to Barrie. Any tickets cheaper than $69.50 can be considered 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.

Average prices by travel date

$102$68$34FebMar

Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Greater Sudbury to Barrie is expected to be between $86 and $99. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is March 9, 2024, when tickets are available for March 9, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $87.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Greater Sudbury to Barrie are usually around $69 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

What bus companies travel from Greater Sudbury to Barrie?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Greater Sudbury to Barrie. 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 Northland356h 8m$72.30
  • 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 Greater Sudbury to Barrie usually take about 6 hours and 8 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 6 hours and 8 minutes to cover the 257 kilometers from Greater Sudbury to Barrie. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 43 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.

"With many people traveling in the middle of the week, Wednesday is the busiest day of the week for bus travel. If you are planning to travel on a Wednesday, 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 Barrie, book your ticket for the last day of the week."

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Greater Sudbury to Barrie, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 35 scheduled buses that travel from Greater Sudbury to Barrie every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 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

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.

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 Greater Sudbury?

Main departure 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.

All bus stations in Greater Sudbury:

  • 1663 Kingsway

  • Health Science North Hospital

  • Azilda

  • 2 Old Cartier Rd

  • 30 Main St W

  • 161 Hwy 17

  • 3460 Hwy 144

  • Laurentian University

Where does the bus arrive in Barrie?

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Image credit: GTD Aquitaine, Public domain

Main arrival 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.

Bus stations in Barrie:

  • 24 Maple Ave

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