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There are 4 ways to get from Hamilton to Kensington Market by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 19 bus  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal 16 / ...
  2. Take the line 19 bus from Bay St at Lake Shore Blvd W to Bay St at Dundas St West 19

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Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from West Harbour GO to Exhibition GO Lw

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hamilton to Kensington Market 70.5 km

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Kensington Market 70.5 km

Hamilton to Kensington Market by bus

The bus journey time between Hamilton and Kensington Market is around 1h 31m and covers a distance of around 78 km. This includes an average layover time of around 19 min. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 8m. Operated by GO Transit and Toronto Transit, the Hamilton to Kensington Market bus service departs from Hamilton GO Centre Bus and arrives in Bay St at Dundas St West. Typically 134 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
1h 11m
Layover time:
19 min
Total time:
1h 31m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
1h 8m
Bus distance:
78 km
Buses per week:
134
Cheapest price:
$15
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:00
Last bus departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hamilton to Kensington Market bus schedules

Hamilton → Kensington Market
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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
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kensington Market is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kensington Market is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kensington Market is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

Last updated: 12 Oct 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Kensington Market is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Kensington Market is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Kensington Market. However, there are services departing from Hamilton GO Centre Bus and arriving at Bay St at Dundas St West via Bay St at Lake Shore Blvd W. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamilton to Kensington Market. However, there are services departing from West Harbour GO and arriving at Bathurst St at Nassau St via Exhibition Loop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Hamilton and Kensington Market is 58 km. The road distance is 70.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Kensington Market without a car is to bus and line 19 bus which takes 1h 19m and costs $14 - $18.

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It takes approximately 1h 19m to get from Hamilton to Kensington Market, including transfers.

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Hamilton to Kensington Market bus services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Hamilton GO Centre Bus station.

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Hamilton to Kensington Market train services, operated by GO Transit, depart from West Harbour GO station.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Kensington Market is to bus and line 19 bus which takes 1h 19m and costs $14 - $18. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $14 - $19 and takes 1h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Kensington Market.
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  • Distance: 57.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 19m

What companies run services between Hamilton, ON, Canada and Kensington Market, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Hamilton to Kensington Market via Union Station Bus Terminal and Bay St at Lake Shore Blvd W in around 1h 19m. Alternatively, GO Transit operates a train from West Harbour GO to Exhibition GO hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 7m.

Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from West Harbour GO to Exhibition GO
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
GO Transit
Toronto Transit
Phone
+1 416-393-4636
Website
ttc.ca
Bus from Bay St at Lake Shore Blvd W to Bay St at Dundas St West
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
Toronto Transit
Other operators
Taxi from Hamilton to Kensington Market
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Hamilton Cab
Phone
+1 905-777-7777
Website
hamiltoncab.com
Hamilton Airport Taxi Service
Phone
+1 289 659 3786
Website
hamiltonairporttaxiservice.com
Brant Taxi
Phone
+1 519-752-1010
Website
branttaxi.com
Blue Line Taxi
Phone
+1 905-525-0000
Website
525blue.com

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Hamilton to Kensington Market bus services, operated by Toronto Transit, arrive at Bay St at Dundas St West station.

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Hamilton to Kensington Market train services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Exhibition GO station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Kensington Market is 71 km. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Hamilton to Kensington Market.

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There are 691+ hotels available in Kensington Market. Prices start at $112 CAD per night.

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