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There are 8 ways to get from Columbus to Toronto by plane, bus, night 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 to Toronto  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Toronto (YYZ) CMH - YYZ

$167 - $465

Cheapest option

Bus Barons Bus  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Buffalo, NY Cinncinati,OH-Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Ny / ...

$46 - $127

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Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Buffalo (BUF) CMH - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto, ON

$166 - $428

Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) CMH - YTZ

$216 - $708

Bus, night bus  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  2. Take the night bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Ny / ...

$56 - $146

Bus via Detroit, Mi  •  10h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Chicago / ...

$51 - $126

Bus, train  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto

$108 - $239

Drive  •  7h 23m

  1. Drive from Columbus to Toronto 426.8 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Columbus to Toronto is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 7h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Columbus to Toronto is to fly which costs $160 - $470 and takes 4h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Columbus to Toronto. However, there are services departing from Columbus, Oh and arriving at Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street via Cleveland, Oh and Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 46m.

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The distance between Columbus and Toronto is 318 miles. The road distance is 426.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Toronto without a car is to bus and night bus which takes 9h 46m and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Columbus to Toronto, including transfers.

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Columbus to Toronto bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Columbus, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Toronto is to fly which takes 4h 9m and costs $160 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $130 and takes 10h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Columbus Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Columbus to Toronto bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street station.

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Map of how to get from Columbus to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 317.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between Columbus, OH, USA and Toronto, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, Delta and United Airlines fly from Columbus to Toronto every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Columbus to Toronto via Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street in around 10h 21m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Columbus to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Columbus to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Columbus to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Columbus to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Columbus to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $2,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Columbus to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Train operators
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 Cleveland Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $95
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
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megabus.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
megabus.ca
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
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megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
megabus.com
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 Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Night bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between Columbus to Toronto is 427 miles. It takes approximately 7h 23m to drive from Columbus to Toronto.

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Air Canada, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Columbus Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 1320+ hotels available in Toronto. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Columbus to Columbus Airport is to bus which takes 10m and costs $3 - $5.

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