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There are 3 ways to get from Hamilton to Olean by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the train from Aldershot to Buffalo VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY Buffalo / ...

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton GO Centre Bus to Union Station Bus Terminal 16 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY

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Drive  •  2h 45m

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Olean 135.8 miles

Hamilton to Olean by train and bus

The journey time between Hamilton and Olean is around 7h 14m and covers a distance of around 168 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 2m. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 2m. Operated by GO Transit, VIA Rail, NFTA and others, the Hamilton to Olean service departs from West Harbour GO and arrives in Olean, NY. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
6h 12m
Layover time:
1h 2m
Total time:
7h 14m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
7h 2m
Journey distance:
168 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$56
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:13
Last service departs at:
08:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hamilton to Olean train and bus schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Olean is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 2h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Hamilton to Olean is to drive which takes 2h 45m and costs $22 - $35.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamilton to Olean. However, there are services departing from Hamilton GO Centre Bus and arriving at Olean, NY via Toronto, ON and Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 29m.

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The distance between Hamilton and Olean is 109 miles. The road distance is 135.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Olean without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 20m and costs $65 - $140.

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It takes approximately 8h 20m to get from Hamilton to Olean, including transfers.

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

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Hamilton to Olean bus services, operated by Coach Erie, arrive at Olean, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Olean is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Hamilton to Olean.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Olean. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 109.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 20m

What companies run services between Hamilton, ON, Canada and Olean, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Hamilton to Olean via Union Station Bus Terminal, Toronto, ON, and Buffalo in around 8h 29m.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Aldershot to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$19 - $35
Business
$68 - $72
Economy
$40 - $42
EconomyPlus
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Coach Erie
Phone
(814) 459-6666
Email
erie@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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fab.tdstickets.com
Senior 65+
$20 - $40
Youth 2-16
$21 - $40
Adult
$23 - $40
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
$8 - $12
Website
GO Transit
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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