There are 8 ways to get from Hamilton to Watkins Glen by train, bus, taxi, car or plane

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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Train, bus, taxi  •  7h 1m

  1. Take the train from West Harbour GO to Niagara Falls GO Lw
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Geneva, Ny 212
  4. Take a taxi from Geneva, Ny to Watkins Glen

$171 - $223

Cheapest option

Bus via Rochester  •  10h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Burlington GO to Niagara Falls Bus Terminal 12
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 255 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY

$96 - $148

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Train, bus via Niagara Falls  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from West Harbour GO to Niagara Falls GO Lw
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY

$104 - $142

Train, bus  •  10h 27m

  1. Take the train from Aldershot to Rochester VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Corning, NY

$123 - $230

Bus  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
  3. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Corning, NY

Drive  •  3h 51m

  1. Drive from Hamilton to Watkins Glen 203.9 miles

$27 - $40

Bus, fly to Elmira/Corning  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) YYZ - ELM

$187 - $1,169

Bus, fly to Ithaca  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Ithaca (ITH) YYZ - ITH

$252 - $1,489

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The cheapest way to get from Hamilton to Watkins Glen is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamilton to Watkins Glen is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 3h 51m.

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The distance between Hamilton and Watkins Glen is 163 miles. The road distance is 203.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Hamilton to Watkins Glen without a car is to train and bus and taxi which takes 7h 1m and costs $220 - $300.

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It takes approximately 7h 1m to get from Hamilton to Watkins Glen, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 41m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamilton to Watkins Glen is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3h 51m to drive from Hamilton to Watkins Glen.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Watkins Glen. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hamilton to Watkins Glen.
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  • Distance: 163.4 miles
  • Duration: 7h 1m

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

You can take a bus from Hamilton to Watkins Glen via Niagara Falls, ON, Buffalo, NY, Olean, NY, Olean, NY, and Corning, NY in around 10h 39m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,500
Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from West Harbour GO to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
GO Transit
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 Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$22 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$60 - $90
Train from Aldershot to Rochester
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Geneva, Ny
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$28 - $45
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Geneva, NY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Corning, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Book at
megabus.ca
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
Coach USA
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Corning, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Burlington GO to Niagara Falls Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
GO Transit
Bus from King St. W. @ Summers Ln. to Pearson Airport Terminal 1
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Website
GO Transit
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$35 - $50
Online Fare
$10 - $15
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $24
Standard Fare
$21 - $24
Refundable
$28 - $31
Other operators
Taxi from Geneva, Ny to Watkins Glen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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