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

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Train to Newark, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, line 509 tram, line 1 subway  •  5h 2m

  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) EWR - YTZ
  3. Take the line 509 tram from Queens Quay West At Bathurst St East Side Billy Bishop Airport to Toronto Union Station
  4. Take the line 1 subway from Toronto Union Station to Finch Station - Subway Platform

$113 - $209

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Toronto  •  4h 56m

  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) LGA - YYZ

$134 - $621

Train to Newark, fly to Toronto  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Toronto (YYZ) EWR - YYZ

$158 - $526

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Toronto  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Toronto (YYZ) JFK - YYZ

$231 - $922

Fly Newark to Buffalo, shuttle  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport

$268 - $736

Fly New York JFK to Buffalo, shuttle  •  7h 18m

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

$291 - $822

Fly New York La Guardia to Buffalo, shuttle  •  7h 12m

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

$294 - $721

Train  •  13h

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

$158 - $396

Bus  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Buffalo 2686
  2. Take the bus from Fort Erie, ON to Toronto, ON Fort Erie to Toronto

Train via Niagara Falls  •  13h 58m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station Empire Service
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Toronto Union Station VIA Rail

$127 - $195

Drive  •  8h 51m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Thornhill 782.5 km

$80 - $120

Manhattan to Thornhill by train and subway

The journey time between Manhattan and Thornhill is around 13h 3m and covers a distance of around 895 km. The fastest journey normally takes 13h 1m. Operated by VIA Rail and Toronto Transit, the Manhattan to Thornhill service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Finch Station - Subway Platform. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
13h 3m
Fastest journey time:
13h 1m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$158
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:15
Last service departs at:
07:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Thornhill train and subway schedules

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Thornhill is to drive which costs $65 - $95 and takes 8h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Thornhill is to subway and fly which costs $100 - $500 and takes 4h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Thornhill. However, there are services departing from New York City and arriving at Steeles Ave East Loop via North Division & Ellicott St, Fort Erie, ON and Yonge St At Dundas St East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan station to Thornhill station. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Finch Station - Subway Platform via Toronto Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h.

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The distance between Manhattan and Thornhill is 561 km. The road distance is 782.5 km.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Thornhill without a car is to train which takes 13h and costs $120 - $320.

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It takes approximately 5h 2m to get from Manhattan to Thornhill, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Thornhill bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, depart from New York City station.

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Thornhill is to train which takes 13h and costs $120 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Thornhill.
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  • Distance: 561.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 2m

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

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. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manhattan to Thornhill via Buffalo, North Division & Ellicott St, Niagara St & School St, Fort Erie, ON, Toronto, ON, and Yonge St At Dundas St East in around 13h 28m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Newark to Toronto via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Newark to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $250
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Toronto Transit
Phone
+1 416-393-4636
Website
ttc.ca
Tram from Queens Quay West At Bathurst St East Side Billy Bishop Airport to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
Toronto Transit
Subway from Toronto Union Station to Finch Station - Subway Platform
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
Toronto 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
$4
Website
mta.info
Subway from Lexington Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
mta.info
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
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$26 - $40
Business
$86 - $92
Economy
$52 - $54
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Fort Erie, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
megabus.ca

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 29m.

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Manhattan to Thornhill bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at Toronto, ON station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Thornhill is 783 km. It takes approximately 8h 51m to drive from Manhattan to Thornhill.

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Porter Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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There are 649+ hotels available in Thornhill. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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