Moving to Barrie from Montreal

 

Important information you need to know before you start your move to Barrie from Montreal. Barrie, Ontario is a city located north of Toronto on a body of water known as Lake Simcoe. The surrounding area of Barrie stretching North is also known as “cottage country” due to the amount of cottage owners who also live in the Greater Toronto Area, choosing to vacation in forested paradise of Ontario’s north. Currently Barrie has approximately 128, 430 residents with the majority of the population speaking English, although 13 % of Barrie’s population consider themselves as an ethnic origin of French ancestry.  

Geographically speaking Montreal is located approximately 619 kilometers from Barrie, translating into approximately 6 hours and 59 minutes of driving depending on the speed of the vehicle and destined route chosen. If taking the most direct route from Montreal to Barrie, you would travel along the Autoroute 20 West out of the city of Montreal toward Toronto. Once crossing provincial borders into Ontario, the highway will change names to Highway 401 West where the majority of your travelling will be done until reaching the city limits of Toronto. Taking exit 359 you will begin to merge onto Ontario highway 400 North toward Barrie. Once entering the city limits of Barrie take the Dunlop Street east exit and you will have entered Barrie. Equipping your long distance move from Montreal to Barrie with local road maps or a portable GPS system will ensure no mistakes are made in transit. During your move to Cornwall from Montreal, you will pass a number of cities once crossing provincial borders such as Kingston, Cobourg, Oshawa, Pickering, Toronto, Markham, Newmarket, and Innisfil until finally making it to the city of Barrie.  

If deciding to move to Barrie for post secondary opportunities, there is one main campus run through Georgian College with approximately 10 000 full time students and over 30 000 part time students. Georgian offers a number of university degree programs with co-operation with other schools such as Laurentian University and the Central Michigan University. Barrie has two major English school boards that operate within the city as well as two French school boards, accommodating the population that incorporates the French language into their daily lives. Researching which public educational institution that best suits the needs of your child will always ensure the best choice is made to optimize your child’s educational future.

The city of Barrie is serviced by a public transportation service known as Barrie Transit.  Currently Barrie Transit offers 20 different bus routes in different areas of the city, which has been in operation since 1972. Children as well as visually impaired riders are free to ride the service however seniors can travel for an affordable $2.25. Adults $2.60. The Barrie Terminal acts as a hub for the transit system and acts as a center for other bus lines by Go Transit, Ontario Northland, and Grey Hound.

Often when selecting a new home or apartment in advance before your destined moving date, can be the most exciting and rewarding part of planning a long distance move from Montreal to Barrie. The city of Barrie is found in a rural area of Ontario with a growing urban area, but giving opportunities for those who are in the market for buying a home. Often it will come down to over all budget and preference of you and your family when selecting a new home or apartment in Barrie. No matter if you are looking for a home with privacy away from all the attention of the urban area, or to be downtown where all the action is, Barrie has a number of homes or apartments on the market available.

Barrie offers a number of annual events that attract people from all over the area such as neighboring city Orillia. Not only are there a number of events that take place on the water, but also there is almost always something to do during the summer months in Barrie. Visiting the city before your final moving date is not only a great suggestion to better acquaint your self with the local streets and area but to also condition your self for the amount of traveling that will be involved when your planned moving date comes up. There are a number of great restaurants and hotels that are in the area of Barrie, that can make a visit affordable and one to remember. Such restaurants are experts in seafood, Chinese, Italian, old fashion pub food and a number of Bistros along the water, making a visit to Barrie not only an enjoyable one but one that can really give you the experience of what it is to like in the cottage country of Ontario. There are also a number of affordable hotels and motels to stay while on your visit to Barrie such as the Monte Carlo Inn and the Best Western Royal Oak Inn.

Planning a long distance move from Montreal to Barrie can be accomplished, simply with enough researching and budgeting ensuring success. When searching for Montreal movers for your long distance move, investigating the prospect movers for past experiences moving clients to the province of Ontario or to the city of Barrie in general will not only show professionalism on your behalf in researching local companies but also keep your mind at ease during this transition.

Moving from Montreal to Barrie can be complex with many steps implicated to ensure everything goes as planned with precision and care. Thus finding a reliable and experienced long-distance moving company is important when planning such a large move from Gaspe to Montreal. Finding a reliable mover can give you the satisfaction and peace of mind keeping you focused on other tasks involved during the move.

Selecting the right moving company or long distance movers in Montreal in general without the appropriate research can be time consuming, however checking company references, prior satisfied customer referrals, and that the moving company you choose operates or has operated in the past with the city you'll need to move to will always keep you one step ahead in your move.  

If you want to move your piano or pool table to Barrie from Montreal, ask if the movers have experience and all equipment for that!

Selecting Montreal Economical Moving Service  ALEX - you are going to make sure your possessions are safely and securely transferred, and that this is done as quickly as possible. The choice is up to you!

 

Good luck and happy moving!

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