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There are 9 ways to get from Toronto to Amherst by bus, taxi, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus, taxi  •  15h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ithaca, NY
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Hartford, CT
  3. Take a taxi from Bradley Intl Airport and Terminal A to Amherst

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Train  •  16h 29m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Syracuse VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Springfield Lake Shore Limited

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Drive  •  8h 24m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Amherst 483.6 miles

Fly Toronto to Hartford, train, bus  •  8h 21m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Hartford (BDL) YYZ - BDL
  2. Take the train from Windsor Locks to Springfield
  3. Take the bus from Union Station Bay 9 to Academy of Music
  4. Take the bus from Academy of Music to Amherst Community Health Ctr

Fly Toronto to Boston, train  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Boston (BOS) YYZ - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston to Springfield

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Boston, train  •  10h

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Boston (BOS) YTZ - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston to Springfield

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Boston, train  •  12h 27m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Boston (BOS) BUF - BOS
  3. Take the train from Boston to Springfield

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark, train  •  11h 18m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Newark (EWR) YTZ - EWR
  2. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to New Haven
  3. Take the train from New Haven to Springfield

Fly Toronto to New York La Guardia, train  •  11h 39m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YYZ - LGA
  2. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to New Haven
  3. Take the train from New Haven to Springfield

Toronto to Amherst by train and bus

7 Weekly Services
16h 29m Average Duration
$116 Cheapest Price
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Amherst is 800-232-4636.

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

The social distance requirement in Amherst is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Amherst is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 8h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Toronto to Amherst is to fly and train and bus which takes 8h 21m and costs $190 - $500.

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The distance between Toronto and Amherst is 360 miles. The road distance is 483.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Amherst without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 15h 35m and costs $330 - $420.

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It takes approximately 15h 35m to get from Toronto to Amherst, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Hartford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 11m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Amherst is 484 miles. It takes approximately 8h 24m to drive from Toronto to Amherst.

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Air Canada offers flights from Toronto Airport to Hartford Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Amherst. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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  • Distance: 360 miles
  • Duration: 15h 35m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Amherst, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Toronto to Amherst via Syracuse, Syracuse Regional Transportation Center, Springfield, Union Station Bay 9, and Academy of Music in around 16h 29m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $500
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $350
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $430
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$45 - $60
Business
$95 - $130
Economy
$70 - $80
EconomyPlus
$110 - $160
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Springfield
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Train from Windsor Locks to Springfield
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $30
Premium
$170 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Business Seat
$25 - $35
Train from Boston to Springfield
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from New Haven to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Windsor Locks to Springfield
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $35
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $90
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $85
Business Class Seat
$45 - $110
Train from New Haven to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$26 - $80
Business Class Seat
$40 - $110
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$20 - $60
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$35 - $110
Business Seat - Adult
$35 - $120
First Class - Child 2-12
$60 - $110
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$110 - $200
First Class - Adult
$130 - $210
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Hartford, CT
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
PVTA
Phone
+1 413-781-7882
Website
pvta.com
Bus from Union Station Bay 9 to Academy of Music
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pvta.com
Bus from Academy of Music to Amherst Community Health Ctr
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
pvta.com
Niagara Airbus
Other operators
Taxi from Bradley Intl Airport and Terminal A to Amherst
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Arrow Cab
Phone
+1 860 558 4825
Website
arrowcabct.com
Ace Transport
Phone
+1 860 222-2222
Website
acetransportsct.com
Ace Taxi
Phone
+1 413-781-7777
Website
acetaxi1.com

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