There are 8 ways to get from Schenectady to Toronto by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Lake Shore Limited / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Toronto, ON

$74 - $135

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Bus  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Schenectady, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 252 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 252 / ...

$55 - $138

6 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Schenectady to Toronto VIA Rail

$55 - $190

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Schenectady to Toronto 368.7 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Albany to Toronto  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Toronto (YYZ) ALB - YYZ

$108 - $254

Train to Newark, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Schenectady to New York
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) EWR - YTZ

$153 - $566

Train to Syracuse, fly to Toronto  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Schenectady to Syracuse
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Toronto (YYZ) SYR - YYZ

$205 - $538

Bus to Hartford, fly to Toronto  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Toronto (YYZ) BDL - YYZ

$150 - $637

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Schenectady to Toronto. However, there are services departing from Schenectady, Ny and arriving at Toronto, On via Syracuse, Ny and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Schenectady and arriving at Toronto. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 17 min.

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The distance between Schenectady and Toronto is 282 miles. The road distance is 368.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Schenectady to Toronto without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to get from Schenectady to Toronto, including transfers.

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Schenectady to Toronto bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Schenectady, Ny station.

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Schenectady to Toronto train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Schenectady station.

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The best way to get from Schenectady to Toronto is to train which takes 9 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 24 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 8 h 1 min.

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There is no direct flight from Albany Airport to Toronto Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 48 min and has one stopover.

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Schenectady to Toronto bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Toronto, On station.

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Map of how to get from Schenectady to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 281.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 31 min

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Schenectady to Toronto every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $190 and the journey takes 9 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Schenectady to Toronto via Syracuse, Ny and Buffalo, Ny in around 9 h 24 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Albany to Toronto via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Flights from Albany to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Hartford to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Toronto via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Albany to Toronto via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Albany to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Albany to Toronto via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Toronto via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Hartford to Toronto via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Albany to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Hartford to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,000
Flights from Albany to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Albany to Toronto via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Schenectady to Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$95 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $190
Business
$130 - $190
Business Plus/Sleeper
$240 - $340
Train from Schenectady to New York
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $180
Train from Schenectady to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $95
Business
$60 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.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 Schenectady, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
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Schenectady to Toronto train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Toronto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Schenectady to Toronto is 369 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to drive from Schenectady to Toronto.

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Air Canada, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Albany Airport to Toronto Airport.

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