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There are 4 ways to get from Brantford to Elma by bus, taxi, train or car

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Recommended option

Line 15 bus, line 10 bus, bus, taxi  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Brantford Bus Terminal to McMaster University 15
  2. Take the line 10 bus from MAIN at MACNAB to Eastgate Terminal Platform 7 10
  3. Take the bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
  4. Take a taxi from Buffalo, NY to Elma

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Brantford Bus Terminal to Aldershot GO Bus 15
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Buffalo VIA Rail

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Brantford to Aldershot VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Buffalo VIA Rail

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Brantford to Elma 103 miles
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International entry into United States from Canada

  • Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Canada
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to citizens of: United States
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
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Rules to follow in United States

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Considerations leaving from Canada

There are no current restrictions

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Elma is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Elma is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Elma is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, returning to Canada from United States is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 5 Oct 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Brantford to Elma is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 1h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Brantford to Elma is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 1h 59m.

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The distance between Brantford and Elma is 85 miles. The road distance is 103 miles.

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The best way to get from Brantford to Elma without a car is to line 15 bus and line 10 bus and bus and taxi which takes 5h 33m and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from Brantford to Elma, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brantford to Elma is 103 miles. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Brantford to Elma.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Elma. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 85 miles
  • Duration: 5h 33m

What companies run services between Brantford, ON, Canada and Elma, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Brantford to Elma via Aldershot and Buffalo in around 5h 44m.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Brantford to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$11 - $21
Business
$52 - $55
Economy
$28 - $30
EconomyPlus
$25 - $40
Train from Aldershot to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$19 - $29
Business
$63 - $67
Economy
$38 - $40
EconomyPlus
$45 - $65
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Brantford Bus Terminal to McMaster University
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Brantford Bus Terminal to Aldershot GO Bus
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
GO Transit
Hamilton Street Railway
Phone
905-546-2489
Email
askCITY@hamilton.ca
Website
hamilton.ca
Bus from MAIN at MACNAB to Eastgate Terminal Platform 7
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
Hamilton Street Railway
Child/Youth 6-19, Seniors 65+
$1 - $2
Adult Cash Fare
$3
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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Other operators
Taxi from Buffalo, NY to Elma
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Liberty Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 716-877-7111
Website
libertycab.com
Buffalo Express Taxi
Phone
+1 716-986-2782
Website
buffaloexpresstaxi.com

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