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There are 7 ways to get from Toronto to Birmingham by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON

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Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Birmingham

Fly Toronto to Windsor, line 2222 bus, line 461 bus

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Windsor (YQG)
  2. Take the line 2222 bus from Windsor Transit Terminal to Jefferson at Griswold
  3. Take the line 461 bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Birmingham

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Windsor, line 461 bus

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Windsor (YQG)
  2. Take the line 461 bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Birmingham

Fly Toronto to Detroit, line 461 bus

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Detroit (DTW)
  2. Take the line 461 bus from Grand Circus Park to Birmingham

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Detroit

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Detroit (DTW)

Toronto to Birmingham by bus

4 Weekly Buses
6h 47m Average Duration
$44 Cheapest Price
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Canada → United States
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International entry into United States from Canada

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Canada
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
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Rules to follow in United States

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Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Canada.

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Birmingham is 800-232-4636.

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

The social distance requirement in Birmingham is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Birmingham is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4h 18m.

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The fastest way to get from Toronto to Birmingham is to drive which takes 4h 18m and costs $40 - $60.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Birmingham via Windsor Transit Terminal and Jefferson + Griswold. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 47m.

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The distance between Toronto and Birmingham is 209 miles. The road distance is 240.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Birmingham without a car is to bus which takes 6h 47m and costs $55 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Toronto to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Toronto to Birmingham bus services, operated by Rider Express, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Birmingham is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs $85 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $95 and takes 6h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Windsor Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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Toronto to Birmingham bus services, operated by Rider Express, arrive at Windsor, ON station.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 208.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Birmingham, MI, USA?

VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor 4 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $150 and the journey takes 4h 18m. Alternatively, Rider Express operates a bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $70 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Flights from Toronto to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Windsor
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Website
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
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riderexpress.betterez.com
Adult
$35 - $55
Transit Windsor
Phone
519-255-2489
Email
311@citywindsor.ca
Website
citywindsor.ca
Bus from Windsor Transit Terminal to Jefferson at Griswold
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Transit Windsor
Southeast Michigan SMART
Phone
+1 866-962-5515
Website
smartbus.org
Bus from Jefferson + Griswold to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Bus from Grand Circus Park to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
smartbus.org
Niagara Airbus

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Birmingham is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Toronto to Birmingham.

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Air Canada offers flights from Toronto Airport to Windsor Airport.

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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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