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Schedules & Maps

Printed copies of the System Map are available for pickup at City Hall (2rd floor Access Barrie and 1st floor Info Desk), the Downtown Transit Terminal, and community centres (Allandale, Holly, and East Bayfield). Staff at these locations are happy to print individual route schedules and maps upon request.

# Name Schedules Maps
1A GEORGIAN MALL
via Bayfield
Printable
Full
Printable
Live Map
1B WELHAM
via Bayview
Printable
Full
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Live Map
2A DUNLOP
via Ferndale
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Full
Printable
Live Map
2B PARK PLACE
via Veteran's
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Full
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Live Map
3A GEORGIAN DR
via Cook
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Full
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Live Map
3B PAINSWICK
via Little
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Full
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Live Map
4A EAST BAYFIELD
via Bayfield
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Full
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Live Map
4B SOUTH GO
via Hurst
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Full
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Live Map
5A BLAKE
via Edgehill
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Full
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Live Map
5B EDGEHILL
via Blake
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Full
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Live Map
6A LETITIA
via College
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Full
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Live Map
6B COLLEGE
via Letitia
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Full
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Live Map
7A BELL FARM
via Grove
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Full
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7B BEAR CREEK
via Ardagh
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Full
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Live Map
8A RVH/Yonge
via Essa-Blake-Anne-Yonge
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Full
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Live Map
8B Crosstown/Essa
via Yonge-Anne-Blake-Essa
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Full
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Live Map
11 NEW effective May 29th: LOCKHART
via Huronia Road
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Full
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Live Map
90A ANGUS BORDEN
Borden-Angus-Barrie
via 5th Line to Mill St.  
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Full
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Live Map 
90B PEACEKEEPERS WAY
Borden-Angus-Barrie
via Mill St. to 5th Line 
Printable
Full
Printable
Live Map
Schedules are subject to change without notice; changes are posted on Transit Notices & are often communicated via FacebookTwitter.
Frequently Asked Questions
Am I eligible for a Student Pass?

High school students are eligible for Reduced Ride Cards & Student Monthly Passes. Full-time post-secondary students (those registered in a full-time educational program) are eligible for Adult Ride Cards, Student Monthly Passes, and/or a Georgian College Semester Pass. Valid student photo I.D. (card issued by the educational institution; or a valid Barrie Transit Photo I.D. Card*) must be presented along with the pass. Without valid photo I.D. the Adult fare applies.

Please visit the Fares page for full information.

*If a full-time student cannot obtain a valid student photo I.D. card from their educational institution, a Barrie Transit Photo I.D. Card can be purchased for $5.00. To qualify students must be registered in a full time  recognized program with an accredited school or institution.  Photo ID application forms must be completed by the school administration office; hard copies of the application are available at any Barrie Transit sales location.
 
 
Where are the sales locations where I can buy a pass?

All passes & ride cards can be purchased at the following sales locations:

  • The Downtown Terminal (24 Maple Avenue)
  • City Hall Finance Department (70 Collier Street, 1st Floor)
  • Allandale Recreation Centre (190 Bayview Drive)
  • East Bayfield Community Centre (80 Livingstone Street East)
  • Holly Community Centre (171 Mapleton Avenue)
  • Georgian College Book Store ( 2, 5 & 10 Ride Cards, Adult & Student Monthly and Semester available only)
 
What service is offered on holidays?
Barrie Transit does not operate on the following holidays:
  • New Year’s Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Sunday
  • Victoria Day
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Special services are provided on Canada Day, Civic Holiday, & Boxing Day.

How do transfers work?

Passengers can transfer routes at any point where two routes connect. Passengers must request a transfer when they first board the bus if they require a transfer to continue along their route. When boarding a bus with a transfer, passengers must scan the barcode transfer ticket on the fare box. If, for any reason the fare box scan option is not available, passengers must then present the transfer t the Operator unfolded and date-side up for inspection. Transfers must NOT be placed in the fare box.
A transfer is valid for one hour (60 minutes) from the time of issue and is valid as part of one continuous trip from origin to destination. Please retain your transfer if you need to travel on multiple buses to arrive at your destination . Transfers are non-transferable and have no cash value.

How can I get a tax credit for using transit?

Barrie Transit Monthly or Semester Passes are eligible for a Federal Tax Credit on your income tax return. Keep your expired pass to submit with your return; the expired pass serves as your receipt. Barrie Transit cannot replace lost expired passes for income tax purposes. For more on the tax credit for public transit passes, please visit transitpass.ca.

What is the Night Stop program?

The Night Stop program allows passengers who feel it would be more convenient or safer to disembark from the bus closer to their destination than the nearest transit stop. The service is in effect from dusk or 9 p.m. until the end of evening service. Passengers can request the Transit Operator to stop at any safe location(Operator discretion) along a route. Let the transit operator know at least one stop before the location you wish to disembark and leave from the front door.

I left an article on the bus. Does Barrie Transit have a LOST and FOUND area?

All articles found on our buses are processed and will then be taken to the the Lost and Found at the Barrie Transit Terminal, 24 Maple Avenue. Processing can take 1-2 business days, therefore we suggest you contact 705-739-4209 or  transit@barrie.ca first before visiting the Terminal. Hours of operation are M-F 5am-11pm, Sat 5:30am-11pm and Sunday 6am-10pm. Note: due to limited storage space, lost and found items are only held for 30 days.

Where can I get a hard copies of the system map or individual routes/schedules?

In addition to Ride Guides, printed copies of the System Map are available for pick-up at City Hall  (2nd floor Access Barrie and 1st floor Info Desk), the Downtown Transit Terminal, and our 3 community centres (Allandale, Holly, and East Bayfield). Staff at these locations are happy to print individual route schedules and maps upon request. Accessible formats are available upon request.

What is Specialized Transit?

Specialized Transit (formally known as BACTS) is a specialized bus transportation service provided by the City of Barrie, operated to assist those persons with mobility difficulties. This service provides transportation from accessible door to accessible door. Riders must be registered to use the Specialized Transit Service. Please visit Accessible Transportation for more information.

Barrie Transit is pleased to provide our community with accessible low floor buses on all our transit routes. Low floor buses have no stairs so boarding is easy, plus they have a ramp and space for two wheelchairs or for people with disabilities who require the use of this space. Our Transit fleet is also equipped with on-board next stop announcement system, which means that each stop is verbally and visually announced through electronic means. Should you require to know the direction or destination of the bus you are boarding please ask the Operator.

Will there ever be an option to pay bus fare with Presto Cards (like there is in the GTA)?

Barrie may be part of it in the future. We will accept PRESTO as a visual pass for free bus travel to the GO train. Plus more direct service to the GO stations under the new route model.






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