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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity coaches per day from North Bay to Barrie. Traveling by coach from North Bay to Barrie usually takes around 4 hours and 45 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland coach can make the trip in 3 hours and 10 minutes.

Distance133 mi (214 km)
Shortest duration3h 10m
Cheapest price£35.35
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Coach lines1

How much is a coach ticket from North Bay to Barrie?

£35.99 is the average price of a bus ticket from North Bay to Barrie. Any tickets cheaper than £35.99 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

£63£42£21NovDec

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from North Bay to Barrie is expected to range from £48 to £52. If you are looking to travel to Barrie within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £48. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £48 and can be found on 30 November 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from North Bay to Barrie by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around £38 whenever you decide to travel.

What coach companies travel from North Bay to Barrie?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from North Bay to Barrie. Ontario Northland connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Ontario Northland84h 45m£37.59
  • Ontario Northland

    Ontario Northland

    Ontario Northland has been running coaches 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 North Bay to Barrie usually take about 4 hours and 45 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by coach from North Bay to Barrie during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our coach partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, coach carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the coach or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the coach ride from North Bay to Barrie?

The coach takes an average of 4 hours and 45 minutes to cover the 133 miles from North Bay to Barrie. However, the fastest coach only takes 3 hours and 10 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

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

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in Barrie. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Barrie, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest coaches leave North Bay?

The first coach leaves at 02:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from North Bay to Barrie, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many coach schedules are there most days?

There are 8 scheduled coaches that travel from North Bay to Barrie every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach 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.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in North Bay?

Main departure station: ONTC Terminal

Coaches to Barrie leave from 3 stations in North Bay.

All coach stations in North Bay:

  • ONTC Terminal

  • North Bay Regional Health Centre

  • North Bay Education Centre

Where does the coach arrive in Barrie?

24 Maple Ave, Barrie, ON - CABRRCAONO-0

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 coach stations. Ontario Northland coaches 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.

Coach stations in Barrie:

  • 24 Maple Ave

  • Allendale Waterfront

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