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Sault Ste. Marie to Barrie bus

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Sault Ste. Marie - Barrie Bus Timetable

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Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Sault Ste. Marie to Barrie. Traveling by bus from Sault Ste. Marie to Barrie usually takes around 11 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 11 hours,

Distance269 mi (434 km)
Shortest duration11h 0m
Cheapest price€76.68
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Sault Ste. Marie to Barrie?

€77.71 is the average price of a bus ticket from Sault Ste. Marie to Barrie. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. 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.

Monthly average prices

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If you're planning on taking a bus from Sault Ste. Marie to Barrie, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around €79 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

What bus companies travel from Sault Ste. Marie to Barrie?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Sault Ste. Marie 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 Northland311h 34m€80.75
  • 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 Sault Ste. Marie to Barrie usually take about 11 hours and 34 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 11 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 434 kilometers from Sault Ste. Marie to Barrie. However, the fastest bus only takes 11 hours. 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go."

The first bus leaves at 09:00 and the last bus leaves at 10:00. To see the times for all buses from Sault Ste. Marie to Barrie, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Sault Ste. Marie to Barrie every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so no matter which bus you take, you will have to transfer buses at least once during your journey.

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 bus leave from in Sault Ste. Marie?

Main departure station: Sault College

Buses to Barrie leave from 3 stations in Sault Ste. Marie.

All bus stations in Sault Ste. Marie:

  • Sault College

  • Sault Area Hospital

  • 503 Trunk St

Where does the bus 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 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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