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Fly Toronto to Raleigh/Durham, line 800 bus  •  6h

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) YYZ - RDU
  2. Take the line 800 bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to Mason Farm Rd at Ambulatory Care Center

$167 - $566

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Fly Toronto to Greensboro/High Point, bus  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO) YYZ - GSO
  2. Take the bus from Coble Transportation Center to N Columbia St at W Franklin St

$78 - $463

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Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Raleigh/Durham  •  8h 8m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BUF - RDU

$202 - $476

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) YTZ - RDU

$153 - $277

Bus  •  24h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, NY to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York to Durham, NC

$106 - $161

Train, bus  •  26h 29m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Raleigh Union Station
  3. Take the bus from GoRaleigh Station to N Columbia St at Rosemary St Crx

$183 - $405

Train, bus via Columbus  •  28h 22m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Columbus, OH
  3. Take the bus from Columbus to Winston Salem
  4. Take the bus from Coble Transportation Center to N Columbia St at W Franklin St 4

$139 - $240

Train, bus #2  •  28h 24m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from New York to Durham "Greyhound"

$178 - $395

Drive  •  13h 33m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Chapel Hill 788.5 miles

$100 - $160

Toronto to Chapel Hill by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Toronto and Chapel Hill is around 37h 34m and covers a distance of around 1106 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 35h 20m. Operated by VIA Rail, Amtrak and Go Triangle, the Toronto to Chapel Hill service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in N Columbia St at Rosemary St. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
37h 34m
Fastest journey time:
35h 20m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$183
Carbon emissions:
96 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 Chapel Hill train, walk and bus schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Toronto to Chapel Hill is to drive, which costs $130 - $190 and takes 13h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Chapel Hill is to fly and line 800 bus which costs $210 - $750 and takes 6h.

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The distance between Toronto and Chapel Hill is 538 miles. The road distance is 788.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Chapel Hill without a car is to train and bus which takes 26h 29m and costs $230 - $550.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from Toronto to Chapel Hill, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Chapel Hill is to fly which takes 7h 22m and costs $190 - $350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $210 and takes 24h 5m.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 48m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Chapel Hill is 788 miles. It takes approximately 13h 33m to drive from Toronto to Chapel Hill.

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Air Canada, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 99+ hotels available in Chapel Hill. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Chapel Hill.
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  • Distance: 538.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Chapel Hill, Orange County, NC, USA?

Air Canada, Porter Airlines and five other airlines fly from Toronto to Chapel Hill hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to Chapel Hill via Niagara Falls, ON, Niagara Falls, NY, New York, NY, New York, Durham, NC, Front St at Hillandale Rd, Horton Rd at Guess Rd, and Durham Station in around 24h 5m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Greensboro/High Point via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Greensboro/High Point via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Greensboro/High Point via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Greensboro/High Point via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $260
Flights from Toronto to Greensboro/High Point via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Greensboro/High Point via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Toronto to Greensboro/High Point via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $490
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $390
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$85 - $110
Business
$140 - $210
Economy
$120 - $140
EconomyPlus
$220 - $320
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
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Raleigh Union Station
Ave. Duration
9h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Go Triangle
Phone
+1 919-485-7433
Email
customerservice@gotriangle.org
Website
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoTriangle Regional Transit Center to Mason Farm Rd at Ambulatory Care Center
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Bus from GoRaleigh Station to N Columbia St at Rosemary St
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$0 - $3
Schedules at
gotriangle.org
Niagara Airbus
PART NC
Phone
+1 336-662-0002
Website
partnc.org
Bus from Coble Transportation Center to N Columbia St at W Franklin St
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
partnc.org
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
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Niagara Falls, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Book at
ourbus.com
La Cubana
Phone
+1 305-541-1700
Website
lacubanabus.com
Bus from New York to Durham, NC
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$68 - $72
Schedules at
lacubanabus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus to Winston Salem
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110
Bus from New York to Durham
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $80
Flexible
$85 - $130

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $5 - $13.

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