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

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Fly Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  4h 20m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) EWR - YTZ

$95 - $401

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Bus  •  13h 35m

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

$83 - $128

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

  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

$131 - $625

Train to Newark, fly to Toronto  •  4h 54m

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

$145 - $640

Train to New York JFK, fly to Toronto  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Toronto (YYZ) JFK - YYZ

$161 - $1,332

Fly New York JFK to Buffalo, shuttle  •  7h 6m

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

$271 - $602

Fly Newark to Buffalo, shuttle  •  6h 58m

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

$255 - $590

Train  •  12h 26m

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

$150 - $400

Train via Niagara Falls  •  12h 41m

  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

$123 - $191

Drive  •  8h 38m

  1. Drive from New York to Toronto 759.4 km

$75 - $120

New York to Toronto by train

The train journey time between New York and Toronto is around 12h 26m and covers a distance of around 879 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 26m. Operated by VIA Rail, the New York to Toronto train service departs from New York Penn Station and arrives in Toronto Union Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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New York to Toronto train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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The most affordable way to get from New York to Toronto is to drive, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 8h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Toronto is to fly which costs $75 - $320 and takes 4h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Toronto. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Toronto, ON via North Division & Ellicott St and Fort Erie, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 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 Toronto is 550 km. The road distance is 759.4 km.

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The best way to get from New York to Toronto without a car is to train which takes 12h 26m and costs $120 - $320.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from New York to Toronto, including transfers.

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New York to Toronto bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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New York to Toronto 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 Toronto is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs $75 - $320. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $320 and takes 12h 26m, you could also bus, which costs $65 - $110 and takes 13h 35m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 549.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

Porter Airlines and Air Canada fly from New York to Toronto every 2 hours. 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
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Newark to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
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
$4
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $10
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
8h 51m
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
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 New York to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $140
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 38m.

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New York to Toronto bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at Toronto, ON station.

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

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

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

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