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Barrie - North Bay Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 10 intercity buses per day from Barrie to North Bay. Traveling by bus from Barrie to North Bay usually takes around 4 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest Ontario Northland bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance133 mi (214 km)
Shortest duration3h 15m
Cheapest price$42.22
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceOntario Northland
Bus lines1

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

Bus tickets for a trip from Barrie to North Bay cost $42.73 on average. Tickets cheaper than $42.73 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25AprMay

Bus tickets from Barrie to North Bay are expected to cost between $58 and $61 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to North Bay within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $58. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Barrie to North Bay are usually around $43 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

What bus companies travel from Barrie to North Bay?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Barrie to North Bay. 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 Northland104h 10m$44.31
  • 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 Barrie to North Bay usually take about 4 hours and 10 minutes, with an average ticket price of .

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 4 hours and 9 minutes to cover the 133 miles from Barrie to North Bay. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 15 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the road. 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 North Bay, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Barrie to North Bay, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 10 scheduled buses that travel from Barrie to North Bay every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 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

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 Barrie?

24 Maple Ave, Barrie, ON - CABRRCAONO-0

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Main departure 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.

All bus stations in Barrie:

  • 24 Maple Ave

Where does the bus arrive in North Bay?

Main arrival station: ONTC Terminal

Buses arrive in North Bay at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in North Bay:

  • ONTC Terminal

  • Education Centre - Main Campus

  • North Bay Regional Health Centre

  • Education Centre - Lower Residence

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