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There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Toronto by plane, shuttle, bus, train or car

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Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  4h 5m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) BOS - YTZ

$192 - $2,430

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Train  •  16h 54m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Utica Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Utica to Toronto Union Station VIA Rail

$156 - $317

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Fly to Toronto  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Toronto (YYZ) BOS - YYZ

$197 - $579

Fly to Buffalo, shuttle  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Buffalo (BUF) BOS - BUF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport

$247 - $639

Bus, train  •  16h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to Albany
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the train from Syracuse to Toronto Union Station

$157 - $299

Train via New York  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toronto Union Station VIA Rail

$199 - $559

Bus  •  18h 2m

  1. Take the bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York City to Buffalo
  3. Take the bus from Fort Erie, ON to Toronto, ON

Drive  •  9h 31m

  1. Drive from Boston to Toronto 883.2 km

$90 - $140

Boston to Toronto by bus and train

The journey time between Boston and Toronto is around 2 days 5h and covers a distance of around 963 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 5h. Operated by Greyhound USA, Trailways New York and VIA Rail, the Boston to Toronto service departs from Boston and arrives in Toronto Union Station. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 5h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 5h
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$157
Carbon emissions:
90 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
13:45
Last service departs at:
13:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Boston to Toronto bus and train schedules

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Toronto is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 9h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Toronto is to fly which costs $150 - $2,000 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston station to Toronto. However, there are services departing from South Station, Boston, MA and arriving at Toronto, ON via New York City, North Division & Ellicott St and Fort Erie, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Toronto station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Toronto Union Station via Utica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 54m.

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The distance between Boston and Toronto is 692 km. The road distance is 883.2 km.

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The best way to get from Boston to Toronto without a car is to bus and train which takes 16h 43m and costs $120 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Boston to Toronto, including transfers.

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Boston to Toronto bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from South Station, Boston, MA.

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Boston to Toronto train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Toronto is to fly which takes 4h 5m and costs $150 - $2,000. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $260 and takes 16h 54m, you could also bus, which costs and takes 18h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 691.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Toronto, ON, Canada?

Porter Airlines and Air Canada fly from Boston to Toronto every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Toronto via Utica Amtrak Station and Utica in around 16h 54m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $550
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Boston to Toronto via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $200
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$55 - $75
Business
$120 - $160
Economy
$90 - $100
EconomyPlus
$140 - $200
Train from Utica to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$65 - $90
Business
$130 - $180
Economy
$100 - $120
EconomyPlus
$170 - $240
Train from New York Penn Station to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
12h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$110 - $140
Business
$180 - $260
Economy
$150 - $180
EconomyPlus
$280 - $400
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$75 - $160
Business Class Seat
$120 - $230
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston to Albany
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $85
Bus from Boston to New York
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from South Station, Boston, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
peterpanbus.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Fort Erie, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
megabus.ca

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 54m.

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Boston to Toronto bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at Toronto, ON station.

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Boston to Toronto train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Toronto Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Toronto is 883 km. It takes approximately 9h 31m to drive from Boston to Toronto.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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There are 677+ hotels available in Toronto. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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