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Schedules & Maps

Barrie Transit produces a Ride Guide and individual route brochures for your convenience. Full schedule times are available via Google docs. Visit myridebarrie.ca for trip planning and real-time bus information.

Copies of the Ride Guide and are available for pickup at City Hall (1st floor Info Desk), the Downtown Transit Terminal, and community centres (Allandale, Holly, and East Bayfield). Staff at these locations are happy to print route schedules and maps upon request.

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#NameSchedules & Maps
100GEORGIAN EXPRESS
Route 100 Schedule & Map
100 Full Schedule
1 1A: GEORGIAN MALL
1B: WELHAM
Route 1 Schedule & Map
1A Full Schedule
1B Full Schedule
2 2A: DUNLOP
2B: PARK PLACE
Route 2 Schedule & Map
2A Full Schedule
2B Full Schedule
3 3A: GEORGIAN DR
3B: PAINSWICK
Route 3 Schedule & Map
3A Full Schedule
3B Full Schedule
4 4A: EAST BAYFIELD
4B: SOUTH GO
Route 4 Schedule & Map
4A Full Schedule
4B Full Schedule
5 5A: BLAKE
5B: EDGEHILL
Route 5 Schedule & Map
5A Full Schedule
5B Full Schedule
6 6A: LETITIA
6B: COLLEGE
Route 6 Schedule & Map
6A Full Schedule
6B Full Schedule
7 7A: BELL FARM
7B: BEAR CREEK
Route 7 Schedule & Map
7A Full Schedule
7B Full Schedule
8 8A: RVH / YONGE
8B: CROSSTOWN / ESSA
Route 8A Schedule & Map
Route 8B Schedule & Map
8A Full Schedule
8B Full Schedule
The Route 8 Late Night Loop runs Friday & Saturday nights (North Barrie Route 8 only: Downtown to Downtown)
11 11A: ALLANDALE REC. CENTRE
11B: LOCKHART SUBDIVISION
Route 11 Schedule & Map
11A Full Schedule
11B Full Schedule
90 90A: ANGUS BORDEN
90B: PEACEKEEPERS WAY
Route 90 Schedule & Map
90A Full Schedule
90B Full Schedule
Schedules are subject to change without notice; changes are posted on Transit Notices.
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?

Barrie Transit 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)
  • Visit the Fares page for Route 90 fare & sales location information
 
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
  • 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.

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 705-726-4242 or ServiceBarrie@barrie.cafirst before visiting the Terminal. 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 up to 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 (1st 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 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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