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

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Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Boston (BOS)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Boston, MA

Fly from Toronto

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Boston (BOS)

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly

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

Bus to Rochester, fly

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Rochester, NY
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Boston (BOS)

Train

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Utica
  2. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Boston

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Boston
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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 3 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
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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 3 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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Rules to follow in United States

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Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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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 Boston is 800-232-4636.

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

The social distance requirement in Boston 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: 24 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Boston is to bus which costs $30 - $45 and takes 11h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Boston is to fly which costs $140 - $550 and takes 3h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Boston, MA. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday. The journey takes approximately 11h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto station to Boston. However, there are services departing from Toronto Union Station and arriving at Boston via Utica Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 29m.

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The distance between Toronto and Boston is 432 miles. The road distance is 552.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 11h 25m and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3h 52m to get from Toronto to Boston, including transfers.

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Toronto to Boston bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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Toronto to Boston train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Boston is to fly which takes 3h 52m and costs $140 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $45 and takes 11h 25m, you could also train, which costs $150 - $320 and takes 16h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Boston.
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  • Distance: 432.3 miles
  • Duration: 3h 52m

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

Porter Airlines and Air Canada fly from Toronto to Boston 5 times a day. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Toronto, ON to Boston, MA once a week. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 11h 25m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Boston via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $210
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Boston via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $140
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Utica
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $70
Business
$100 - $140
Economy
$80 - $90
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
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 Utica Amtrak Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Toronto to Boston bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Boston, MA station.

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Toronto to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Boston is 553 miles. It takes approximately 9h 32m to drive from Toronto to Boston.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Boston Airport.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is to car ferry which takes 2 min and costs $0 - $14.

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