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There are 8 ways to get from Toronto to Charlottesville by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Toronto to Charlottesville

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Charlottesville (CHO)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York 6th Ave to Washington Union
  3. Take the bus from Washington Union Station to Amtrak Charlottesville, Va

Fly Toronto to Washington Dulles, bus

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville, VA

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Washington Dulles, bus

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville, VA

Fly Toronto to Reagan Washington, train

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Reagan Washington (DCA)
  2. Take the train from Alexandria to Charlottesville

Train

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  3. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Youngstown, OH
  3. Take the bus from Youngstown to Washington
  4. Take the bus from Union Station Parking Garage to Charlottesville, VA

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Charlottesville

Toronto to Charlottesville by train

The train journey time between Toronto and Charlottesville is around 33h 4m and covers a distance of around 888 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 13h 27m. The fastest train normally takes 29h 23m. Operated by VIA Rail, Amtrak Acela Express, Amtrak Northeast Regional and others, the Toronto to Charlottesville train service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Charlottesville. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
19h 36m
Layover time:
13h 27m
Total time:
33h 4m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
29h 23m
Train distance:
888 miles
Trains per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$161
Carbon emissions:
74 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:20
Last train departs at:
08:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Charlottesville train schedules

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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

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

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

The social distance requirement in Charlottesville is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Charlottesville is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 10h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Charlottesville is to fly which costs $230 - $1,100 and takes 6h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto station to Charlottesville. However, there are services departing from Toronto Union Station and arriving at Charlottesville via Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and Washington Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 3m.

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The distance between Toronto and Charlottesville is 394 miles. The road distance is 524 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Charlottesville without a car is to train which takes 20h 3m and costs $190 - $800.

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It takes approximately 6h 55m to get from Toronto to Charlottesville, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to Charlottesville is to fly which takes 6h 55m and costs $230 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $190 - $800 and takes 20h 3m, you could also bus, which costs $85 - $140 and takes 20h 57m.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Charlottesville Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Charlottesville.
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  • Distance: 393.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 55m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Charlottesville, VA, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Toronto to Charlottesville hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Charlottesville via New York Penn Station, Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, and Washington Union Station in around 20h 3m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $440
Flights from Toronto to Charlottesville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Train operators
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 Alexandria to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $65
Business Seat
$45 - $80
Bedroom
$180 - $380
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Alexandria to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $65
Business Seat
$45 - $80
Bedroom
$180 - $380
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Washington Union Station to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
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
$150 - $210
Economy
$120 - $150
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 - $85
Economy
$47 - $49
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$140 - $200
Business Seat - Child
$140 - $200
First Class - Adult
$220 - $310
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$220 - $310
First Class - Child
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Email
inquiries@megabus.com
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Charlottesville, VA
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$22 - $30
Bus from Washington to Charlottesville, VA
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
One way - 1 traveller
$24 - $35
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New York 6th Ave to Washington Union
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
boltbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Washington Union Station to Amtrak Charlottesville, Va
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.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 Youngstown to Washington
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $95
Virginia Breeze
Email
support@virginiabreeze.org
Website
virginiabreeze.org
Bus from Union Station Parking Garage to Charlottesville, VA
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
virginiabreeze.org

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Charlottesville is 524 miles. It takes approximately 10h 45m to drive from Toronto to Charlottesville.

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Air Canada, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Toronto Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Charlottesville. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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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