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Journey Information

Toronto to Barrie bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$18.47
Fastest time1h 0m
Trips per day13
Bus lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Toronto 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 Toronto to Barrie?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $18.66 was the low point for bus fares from Toronto to Barrie. Buses from Barrie to Toronto are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $18.66 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. You should book at least 5 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $4.49 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 1 hour 22 minutes to cover the 53 miles (85 kilometers) from Toronto, ON to Barrie, ON. However, the fastest bus only takes 1 hour, You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short trip.

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

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Barrie at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Toronto?

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Toronto to Barrie, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 13 scheduled buses that travel from Toronto to Barrie every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Ontario to Ontario without transferring.

What bus companies travel from Toronto to Barrie?

There is one bus company that operates from Toronto to Barrie. Ontario Northland is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ontario Northland131h 23m$20.78

Where does the bus leave from in Toronto?

Toronto, Ontario has two bus stations with service to Barrie, Ontario:

  • 1 Yorkdale St
  • Coach Term - 610 Bay St

Where does the bus arrive in Barrie?

All buses from Toronto arrive at one main station in Barrie, Ontario:

  • 24 Maple Ave

Price trends for buses from Toronto to Barrie

Average prices by travel date

$40$27$13JanFeb

Monthly average prices

$33$27$20$13$7FMAMJJASONDJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$33$27$20$13$73020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Toronto, ON to Barrie, ON
5.0
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Ontario Northland report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
5.0
Value
4.5
Condition
5.0
Evelyn
5.0
August 23, 2020Solo travel
Pros
Very much on time, i like the whole trip.Very much on time, i like the whole trip.
Cons
Just continue the good service and the good price, so people will come to you and use your service often.Just continue the good service and the good price, so people will come to you and use your service often.
Tips
Yes! I recommend your service to them. Yes! I recommend your service to them.
Meghan
5.0
October 14, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The driver was just a delight :) won’t use any other service ! The driver was just a delight :) won’t use any other service !
Cons
Nope the wifi wasn’t great but can’t complain :)Nope the wifi wasn’t great but can’t complain :)

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