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There are 4 ways to get from Toronto to Ancaster by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to West Harbour GO Lw

$41 - $55

3 alternative options

Bus, line 05 bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. 16 / ...
  2. Take the line 05 bus from HUNTER at JOHN to ROUSSEAUX at WILSON 05

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Toronto to Ancaster 76 km

$180 - $230

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Ancaster 76 km

$7 - $12

Toronto to Ancaster by bus and walk

The journey time between Toronto and Ancaster is around 1h 50m and covers a distance of around 82 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 24m. Operated by GO Transit and Hamilton Street Railway, the Toronto to Ancaster service departs from Union Station Bus Terminal and arrives in ROUSSEAUX at WILSON. Typically 124 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 50m
Fastest journey time:
1h 24m
Journey distance:
82 km
Services per week:
124
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:30
Last service departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Ancaster bus and walk schedules

Toronto → Ancaster
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  • 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 Ancaster is 1-833-784-4397.

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

The social distance requirement in Ancaster is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 27 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Ancaster is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 55 min.

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The fastest way to get from Toronto to Ancaster is to taxi. Taking this option will cost $180 - $230 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto station to Ancaster. However, there are services departing from Union Station Bus Terminal and arriving at ROUSSEAUX at WILSON via HUNTER at JOHN. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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The distance between Toronto and Ancaster is 69 km. The road distance is 76 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Ancaster without a car is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1h 29m to get from Toronto to Ancaster, including transfers.

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Toronto to Ancaster bus services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Union Station Bus Terminal.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Ancaster is to train which takes 1h 29m and costs $40 - $55. Alternatively, you can bus and line 05 bus, which costs and takes 1h 49m.

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Toronto to Ancaster bus services, operated by Hamilton Street Railway, arrive at ROUSSEAUX at WILSON station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Ancaster is 76 km. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Toronto to Ancaster.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Ancaster.
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  • Distance: 68.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Ancaster, ON, Canada?

GO Transit operates a train from Toronto Union Station to West Harbour GO hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to Ancaster via Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. and HUNTER at JOHN in around 1h 49m.

Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Toronto Union Station to West Harbour GO
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
GO Transit
Hamilton Street Railway
Phone
905-546-2489
Email
askCITY@hamilton.ca
Website
hamilton.ca
Bus from HUNTER at JOHN to ROUSSEAUX at WILSON
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Hamilton Street Railway
Other operators
Taxi from Toronto to Ancaster
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Scarborough City Cabs
Phone
+1 416 438 5151
Website
scarborocitycab.com
Maple Leaf Taxi
Phone
+1 416 751 5555
Website
mapleleaftaxi.com
Flash Taxi
Phone
+1 416 480 1234
Website
flashtaxi.com
Co-op Cabs
Phone
+1 416 504 2667
Website
co-opcabs.com
City Taxi
Phone
+1 416 740 2222
Website
citytaxitoronto.com

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