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There are 11 ways to get from Manhattan to Scarborough by train, plane, tram, subway, bus, shuttle or car

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Train to Newark, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, line 509 tram, train

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ)
  3. Take the line 509 tram from Fleet St at Bathurst St to Toronto Union Station
  4. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Kennedy GO

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Scarborough, ON

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Toronto, line 96 bus

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Toronto (YYZ)
  3. Take the line 96 bus from Yonge St. @ Sheppard Ave. to Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal

Train to Newark, fly to Toronto, line 96 bus

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Toronto (YYZ)
  3. Take the line 96 bus from Yonge St. @ Sheppard Ave. to Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal

Fly New York JFK to Rochester, bus

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC)
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Scarborough, ON

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Toronto, line 96 bus

  1. Take the subway from 7 Av to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Toronto (YYZ)
  3. Take the line 96 bus from Yonge St. @ Sheppard Ave. to Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal

Fly New York La Guardia to Buffalo, shuttle

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport

Fly New York JFK to Buffalo, shuttle

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF)
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport

Train

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toronto Union Station

Bus via Geneva

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Geneva Bus Hub
  2. Take the bus from Geneva - Waterloo, NY to Scarborough, ON

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Scarborough

Manhattan to Scarborough by bus

The bus journey time between Manhattan and Scarborough is around 12h 13m and covers a distance of around 824 km. This includes an average layover time of around 12 min. The fastest bus normally takes 12h 5m. Operated by MTA Bus Company and OurBus, the Manhattan to Scarborough bus service departs from E 125 St/Park Av and arrives in Scarborough, ON. Typically six 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:
12h 1m
Layover time:
12 min
Total time:
12h 13m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
12h 5m
Bus distance:
824 km
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$36
Carbon emissions:
102 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:19
Last bus departs at:
08:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Scarborough bus schedules

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Conditions of entry into Canada from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 5 years of age or older
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Canada from United States.

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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 Scarborough is 1-833-784-4397.

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

The social distance requirement in Scarborough 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.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Canada.

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Last updated: 18 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Manhattan to Scarborough is to bus, which costs $29 - $45 and takes 13h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Scarborough is to train and fly and line 509 tram which costs $100 - $260 and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Scarborough. However, there are services departing from E 125 St/Park Av and arriving at Scarborough, ON via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Scarborough station. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Scarborough Centre Station - Eastbound Platform via Toronto Union Station and Kennedy Station - Northbound Platform. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 36m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Scarborough is 548 km. The road distance is 785.5 km.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Scarborough without a car is to bus which takes 13h 4m and costs $29 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Manhattan to Scarborough, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Scarborough bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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Manhattan to Scarborough train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Scarborough is to bus which takes 13h 4m and costs $29 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $330 and takes 13h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Scarborough.
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  • Distance: 547.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Scarborough, ON, Canada?

OurBus operates a bus from New York, NY to Scarborough, ON 6 times a week. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 11h 20m. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from New York Penn Station to Toronto Union Station once daily. Tickets cost $150 - $400 and the journey takes 12h 26m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $410
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $410
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $490
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Toronto via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $410
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $490
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Toronto Transit
Phone
+1 416-393-4636
Website
ttc.ca
Tram from Fleet St at Bathurst St to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
Toronto Transit
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Toronto Union Station to Kennedy GO
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
GO Transit
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$4
Subway from 7 Av to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$4
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
12h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $400
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$110 - $140
Business
$180 - $260
Economy
$150 - $180
EconomyPlus
$280 - $400
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Yonge St. @ Sheppard Ave. to Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
GO Transit
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Scarborough, ON
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Scarborough, ON
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Geneva - Waterloo, NY to Scarborough, ON
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Niagara Airbus
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Geneva Bus Hub
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Manhattan to Scarborough bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Scarborough, ON station.

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Manhattan to Scarborough train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Toronto Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Scarborough is 785 km. It takes approximately 8h 52m to drive from Manhattan to Scarborough.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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There are 584+ hotels available in Scarborough. Prices start at $112 CAD per night.

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