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There are 10 ways to get from Boston to Waterloo by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Boston to Toronto, bus  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Toronto (YYZ) BOS - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West

$114 - $456

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Buffalo, Ny 4175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University 6 stops / ...

$64 - $162

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Fly Boston to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) BOS - YTZ
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - University & Wellington to Wilfrid Laurier University, ON

$102 - $394

Fly Boston to Buffalo, Thru-Bus, bus  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Buffalo (BUF) BOS - BUF
  2. Take the Thru-Bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Hamilton, ON
  3. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre to Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University

$99 - $387

Fly Boston to Hamilton, bus  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Hamilton (YHM) BOS - YHM
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre to Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University

$305 - $2,625

Train to Providence, fly to Toronto, bus  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
  2. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Toronto (YYZ) PVD - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West

$128 - $896

Train Amtrak, bus  •  19 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Oakville
  3. Take the bus from Erin Mills Transitway to Wilfrid Laurier University 25

$127 - $309

Train, bus via New York Penn Station  •  19 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York to Toronto
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - University & Wellington to Wilfrid Laurier University, ON

$189 - $376

Bus Trailways New York  •  19 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Toronto, On
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West

$107 - $177

Drive  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Waterloo 561.8 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Waterloo is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 9 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Waterloo is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $460 and takes 6 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Waterloo. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University via Buffalo, NY and Niagara Falls, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 15 min.

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The distance between Boston and Waterloo is 487 miles. The road distance is 561.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Waterloo without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 15 min and costs $60 - $170.

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It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to get from Boston to Waterloo, including transfers.

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Boston to Waterloo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 54 min.

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Boston to Waterloo bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Waterloo is 562 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 48 min to drive from Boston to Waterloo.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Waterloo.
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  • Distance: 487.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Waterloo via Buffalo, Ny, Buffalo, NY, and Niagara Falls, ON in around 16 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Hamilton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,600
Flights from Boston to Hamilton via Ottawa, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $2,700
Flights from Boston to Hamilton via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $2,800
Flights from Boston to Hamilton via Halifax, Montreal
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,900
Flights from Providence to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Providence to Toronto via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Providence to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $900
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Providence to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Providence to Toronto via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Providence Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
Train from Boston South Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$75 - $160
Business Class
$110 - $200
First Class
$291
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Providence
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Website
MBTA
Coach
$14
Business Class
$29 - $60
First Class
$65 - $95
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Oakville
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$22 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$60 - $90
Train from New York to Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$80 - $110
Economy
$100 - $150
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $17
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Bus from Toronto, ON - University & Wellington to Wilfrid Laurier University, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre to Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Book at
megabus.ca
Bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Book at
megabus.ca
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Erin Mills Transitway to Wilfrid Laurier University
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
GO Transit
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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American Airlines, United Airlines, WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Boston Airport to Toronto Airport.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $6.

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