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

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Fly Toronto to Charlottesville, bus

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Charlottesville (CHO)
  2. Take the bus from Barracks Road Shopping Center to 171 S. Main St - Vintage Shoppes of Amherst

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Bus, subway

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ithaca, NY
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Washington, DC
  3. Take the subway from Stadium-Armory, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Center Platform to Washington Dulles International Airport, Silver Line Center Platform
  4. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Amherst, VA

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Fly Toronto to Washington Dulles, bus

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the bus from Dulles Airport to 171 S. Main St - Vintage Shoppes of Amherst

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Washington Dulles, bus

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the bus from Dulles Airport to 171 S. Main St - Vintage Shoppes of Amherst

Fly Toronto to Reagan Washington, train, bus

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Reagan Washington (DCA)
  2. Take the train from Alexandria to Charlottesville
  3. Take the bus from Charlottesville, VA to Amherst, VA

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville, bus

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Charlottesville (CHO)
  2. Take the bus from Barracks Road Shopping Center to 171 S. Main St - Vintage Shoppes of Amherst

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto to New York Midtown
  2. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Washington DC
  3. Take the bus from DC Union Station to 171 S. Main St - Vintage Shoppes of Amherst

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville
  4. Take the bus from Charlottesville, VA to Amherst, VA

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Amherst

Toronto to Amherst by bus

10 Weekly Buses
20h 26m Average Duration
$83 Cheapest Price
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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
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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 bus which costs $110 - $230 and takes 20h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Amherst is to fly and bus which costs $250 - $480 and takes 7h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Amherst. However, there are services departing from Toronto and arriving at 171 S. Main St - Vintage Shoppes of Amherst via New York Midtown and DC Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 26m.

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It is 422 miles from Toronto to Amherst. It is approximately 572.7 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Amherst without a car is to bus which takes 20h 26m and costs $110 - $230.

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It takes approximately 7h 55m to get from Toronto to Amherst, including transfers.

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Toronto to Amherst bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Toronto station.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Charlottesville Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 18m and has one stopover.

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Toronto to Amherst bus services, operated by Virginia Breeze, arrive at 171 S. Main St - Vintage Shoppes of Amherst station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Amherst is 573 miles. It takes approximately 11h 11m to drive from Toronto to Amherst.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Amherst.
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  • Distance: 422.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 55m

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

You can take a bus from Toronto to Amherst via New York Midtown and DC Union Station in around 20h 26m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $280
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville via Ottawa, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville via Montreal, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville via Boston, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $340
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville via Newark, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville via Montreal, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville via Boston, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville via Montreal, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Charlottesville via Boston, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $460
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $90
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$80 - $100
Business
$130 - $190
Economy
$110 - $130
EconomyPlus
$200 - $290
Amtrak Acela

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
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $380
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from Stadium-Armory, Blue/Orange/Silver Line Center Platform to Washington Dulles International Airport, Silver Line Center Platform
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Senior / Disabled
$2 - $4
Standard Fare
$4 - $7
Bus operators
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Barracks Road Shopping Center to 171 S. Main St - Vintage Shoppes of Amherst
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Dulles Airport to 171 S. Main St - Vintage Shoppes of Amherst
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from DC Union Station to 171 S. Main St - Vintage Shoppes of Amherst
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Charlottesville, VA to Amherst, VA
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Amherst, VA
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Amherst, VA
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Book at
megabus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Toronto to New York Midtown
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$35 - $70
Adult Advance Purchase
$30 - $50
Bus from New York Midtown to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$23 - $55
Adult Advance Purchase
$18 - $25
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Toronto Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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There are 16+ 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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