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There are 11 ways to get from Stamford to Toronto by train, plane, shuttle, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) EWR - YTZ

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Bus  •  12h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Stamford, CT to Ithaca, NY OurBus
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Toronto, ON OurBus

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Toronto  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Toronto (YYZ) LGA - YYZ

Train to Newark, fly to Toronto  •  5h 49m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Toronto (YYZ) EWR - YYZ

Train to New York JFK, fly to Toronto  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Toronto (YYZ) JFK - YYZ

Train to New York JFK, fly to Buffalo, shuttle  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Buffalo, shuttle  •  7h 56m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport

Train to New York JFK, fly to Rochester, bus  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Toronto, ON

Train  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toronto Union Station VIA Rail

Train via Amherst  •  15h 54m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Buffalo Depew Station
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto Union Station

Drive  •  8h 52m

  1. Drive from Stamford to Toronto 776.2 km

Stamford to Toronto by bus

The bus journey time between Stamford and Toronto is around 32h 5m and covers a distance of around 812 km. This includes an average layover time of around 20h 20m. The fastest bus normally takes 32h 5m. Operated by OurBus, the Stamford to Toronto bus service departs from Stamford, CT and arrives in Toronto, ON. Typically only one bus runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
11h 45m
Layover time:
20h 20m
Total time:
32h 5m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
32h 5m
Bus distance:
812 km
Buses per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$64
Carbon emissions:
101 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
12:00
Last bus departs at:
12:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Stamford to Toronto bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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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
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
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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 Toronto is 1-833-784-4397.

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

The social distance requirement in Toronto 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: 14 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Stamford to Toronto is to bus which costs $50 - $70 and takes 12h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Stamford to Toronto is to train and fly which costs $100 - $340 and takes 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stamford to Toronto. However, there are services departing from Stamford, CT and arriving at Toronto, ON via Ithaca, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Stamford station to Toronto station. However, there are services departing from Stamford Amtrak Station and arriving at Toronto Union Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 18m.

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The distance between Stamford and Toronto is 560 km. The road distance is 776.2 km.

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The best way to get from Stamford to Toronto without a car is to bus which takes 12h 45m and costs $50 - $70.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Stamford to Toronto, including transfers.

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Stamford to Toronto bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Stamford, CT station.

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Stamford to Toronto train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Stamford Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Stamford to Toronto is to bus which takes 12h 45m and costs $50 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $420 and takes 14h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Stamford to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 560.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 23m

What companies run services between Stamford, CT, USA and Toronto, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Stamford to Toronto via Ithaca, NY in around 12h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stamford to Toronto via Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and New York Penn Station in around 14h 18m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Newark to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Newark to Toronto via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $420
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,700
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Child
$85 - $130
First Class - Adult
$150 - $220
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $210
First Class - Child
$140 - $210
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 Stamford Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $190
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 Buffalo to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $50
Business
$90 - $105
Economy
$59 - $63
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Stamford, CT to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 40m.

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Stamford to Toronto bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Toronto, ON station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Stamford to Toronto is 776 km. It takes approximately 8h 52m to drive from Stamford 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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