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There are 3 ways to get from Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal by bus, train or car

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Bus, line 40 bus  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON Toronto
  2. Take the line 40 bus from 3rd St to Ellicott St & North Division St 40

$18 - $37

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo VIA Rail

$48 - $84

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal 102.1 miles

$13 - $20

Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Toronto and Buffalo Central Terminal is around 4h 53m and covers a distance of around 112 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 41m. Operated by VIA Rail and NFTA, the Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Buffalo Central Terminal. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 53m
Fastest journey time:
4h 41m
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$48
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:20
Last service departs at:
08:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal train, bus and walk schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Buffalo Central Terminal is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 1h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal is to drive. Taking this option will cost $17 - $25 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Broadway & Warren Ave via 3rd St and North Division & Main St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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The distance between Toronto and Buffalo Central Terminal is 60 miles. The road distance is 102.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal without a car is to bus and line 40 bus which takes 4h 44m and costs $23 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal, including transfers.

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Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal is to bus and line 40 bus which takes 4h 44m and costs $23 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $110 and takes 5h 16m.

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Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal bus services, operated by NFTA, arrive at Ellicott St & North Division St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal is 102 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal.

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  • Distance: 60 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Buffalo Central Terminal, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Toronto to Buffalo Central Terminal via Niagara Falls, ON, 3rd St, Ellicott St & North Division St, North Division & Main St, and Broadway & Warren Ave in around 4h 44m. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 4h 25m.

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 - $40
Business
$70 - $80
Economy
$46 - $48
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Book at
megabus.ca
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from 3rd St to Ellicott St & North Division St
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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