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There are 8 ways to get from Toronto to Elmhurst by plane, subway, train, shuttle or car

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Fly Toronto to Chicago O'Hare  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) YYZ - ORD

$150 - $335

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Fly Toronto to Milwaukee, train  •  8h 33m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Milwaukee (MKE) YYZ - MKE
  2. Take the train from Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station

$81 - $426

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Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Chicago Midway, subway, train  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Chicago Midway (MDW) YTZ - MDW
  2. Take the subway from Roosevelt to Harlem-Green
  3. Take the train from Oak Park to Elmhurst

$145 - $164

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  8h 21m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) BUF - ORD

$205 - $425

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Chicago Midway  •  8h 43m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Chicago Midway (MDW) BUF - MDW

$292 - $576

Train via Detroit  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station Wolverine

$112 - $211

Train  •  17h 35m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited

$113 - $183

Drive  •  9h 6m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Elmhurst 538.6 miles

$70 - $110

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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

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

The social distance requirement in Elmhurst is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Elmhurst is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 9h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Elmhurst is to fly which costs $180 - $430 and takes 6h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto station to Elmhurst. However, there are services departing from Toronto Union Station and arriving at Elmhurst via Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago OTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 35m.

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The distance between Toronto and Elmhurst is 453 miles. The road distance is 538.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Elmhurst without a car is to train which takes 17h 35m and costs $140 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6h 1m to get from Toronto to Elmhurst, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to Elmhurst is to fly which takes 6h 1m and costs $180 - $430. Alternatively, you can train via Detroit, which costs $140 - $270 and takes 11h 40m.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Elmhurst is 1h behind Toronto. It is currently 3:55 PM in Toronto and 2:55 PM in Elmhurst.

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  • Distance: 452.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 1m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Elmhurst, IL, USA?

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Toronto to Elmhurst hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Elmhurst via Windsor, Detroit, Chicago Union Station, and Chicago OTC in around 11h 40m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$137
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago Midway via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Chicago O'Hare via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Toronto to Milwaukee via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $370
Train operators
Chicago Transit (CTA)
Metra
Phone
+1 312-322-6777
Website
metrarail.com
Train from Oak Park to Elmhurst
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Metra
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 Milwaukee to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25
Train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$75 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus

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Toronto to Elmhurst train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Chicago Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Elmhurst is 539 miles. It takes approximately 9h 6m to drive from Toronto to Elmhurst.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Toronto Airport to Chicago O'Hare Airport.

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There are 316+ hotels available in Elmhurst. 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 $5 - $13.

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