There are 4 ways to get from Toronto to Amherst by bus, train, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY 3 stops / ...

$11 - $21

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...

$46 - $129

Night bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny 311

$20 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Amherst 102.3 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Amherst is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Amherst is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Amherst is 89 km. The road distance is 163.6 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Toronto to Amherst, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Amherst. However, there are services departing from Toronto, On and arriving at Millersport Highway & Sheridan Dr via Ellicott St & North Division St and Main St & University Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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

Megabus operates a bus from Toronto to Amherst 5 times a week. Tickets cost $11 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Amherst via Niagara Falls Station, Buffalo, and Erie Canal Harbor Station in around 4 h 14 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $29
Economy
$23 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $55
Business
$30 - $45
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $85
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 Niagara Falls Amtrak to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $30
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $45
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40

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