Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

Need a hotel room in Boston?

Book now

There are 4 ways to get from Toronto to Boston by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo

Cheapest option

Bus

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

2 alternative options

Train via Main St & 66 East Main St

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Boston
Canada → United States
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into United States from Canada

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Canada
Show more details
Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Canada and Mexico land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited EU Schengen Area, Brazil, China, India, Iran, Ireland, South Africa and United Kingdom in the past 14 days. Canada and Mexico land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Show less

Conditions of entry into United States 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

Rules to follow in United States

2m

Recommended

Recommended

Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


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

Explore options for future travel

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

Explore travel options

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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC).

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Boston is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2h 15m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Toronto to Boston is to drive which costs $20 - $30 and takes 2h 15m.

More details

The distance between Toronto and Boston is 78 miles. The road distance is 123 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Toronto to Boston without a car is to train which takes 4h 53m and costs $160 - $230.

More details

It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Toronto to Boston, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from Toronto to Boston is to train which takes 4h 53m and costs $160 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $80 and takes 6h 9m.

Mode details

Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Boston is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Toronto to Boston.

Get driving directions

There are 23+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Toronto to Boston.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 78.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 53m

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 4h 25m. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY twice daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$24 - $35
Business
$70 - $80
Economy
$45 - $48
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.