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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Ontario by train, plane, tram, subway, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly to Ottawa, line 1 train  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ottawa (YOW) EWR - YOW
  3. Take the line 1 train from Hurdman O-Train West / Ouest to Lyon O-Train West / Ouest

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Bus  •  13h 9m

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

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Train to Newark, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, line 509 tram  •  4h 39m

  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 Fleet St at Bathurst St to Toronto Union Station

Train to Newark, fly to Toronto  •  4h 55m

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

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Toronto  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Toronto (YYZ) LGA - YYZ

Train to Newark, fly to Detroit, line 2222 bus, bus  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Detroit (DTW) EWR - DTW
  3. Take the line 2222 bus from Cass at Bagley to Windsor Transit Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Windsor Transit Terminal to Tecumseh at Howard

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Detroit, line 2222 bus, bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Detroit (DTW) LGA - DTW
  3. Take the line 2222 bus from Cass at Bagley to Windsor Transit Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Windsor Transit Terminal to Tecumseh at Howard

Bus via Buffalo  •  11h 35m

  1. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Buffalo 2686
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON - Union Station Buffalo

Train  •  12h 26m

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

Drive  •  8h 38m

  1. Drive from New York to Toronto 759.4 km

New York to Ontario by bus

The bus journey time between New York and Ontario is around 11h 35m and covers a distance of around 830 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. Operated by Flixbus USA and Greyhound USA, the New York to Ontario bus service departs from New York Midtown and arrives in Toronto, ON - Union Station. Typically 12 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

12 Weekly Buses
11h 35m Average Duration
$48 Cheapest Price
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The cost-effective way to get from New York to Ontario is to bus, which costs $25 - $50 and takes 13h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Ontario is to train and fly and line 509 tram which costs $100 - $380 and takes 4h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Ontario station. However, there are services departing from New York Midtown and arriving at Toronto, ON - Union Station via Buffalo, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Toronto Union Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12h 26m.

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The distance between New York and Ontario is 1390 km. The road distance is 759.4 km.

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The best way to get from New York to Ontario without a car is to bus via Buffalo which takes 11h 35m and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4h 39m to get from New York to Ontario, including transfers.

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New York to Ontario bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from New York Midtown station.

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

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The best way to get from New York to Ontario is to bus via Buffalo which takes 11h 35m and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $310 and takes 12h 26m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Ontario.
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  • Distance: 1390.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 39m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Ontario, Canada?

You can take a bus from New York to Toronto via Buffalo, NY in around 11h 35m. 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
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Newark to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Newark to Toronto via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Newark to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Newark to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Detroit
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
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 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
OC Transpo
Phone
+1 613-741-4390
Website
octranspo.com
Train from Hurdman O-Train West / Ouest to Lyon O-Train West / Ouest
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
OC Transpo
Toronto Transit
Phone
+1 416 393 3030
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
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 W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 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
Transit Windsor
Phone
519-255-2489
Email
311@citywindsor.ca
Website
citywindsor.ca
Bus from Cass at Bagley to Windsor Transit Terminal
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Transit Windsor
Bus from Windsor Transit Terminal to Tecumseh at Howard
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transit Windsor
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York Midtown to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON - Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $65
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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New York to Ontario bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Toronto, ON - Union Station.

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New York to Ontario train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Toronto Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Ontario is 759 km. It takes approximately 8h 38m to drive from New York to Ontario.

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United Airlines, Porter Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Newark Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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