There are 6 ways to get from Toronto to Elmira by bus, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
  3. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Elmira

$62 - $96

Cheapest option

Bus via Buffalo  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo Airport 317
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
  3. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Elmira

$60 - $108

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Olean, NY  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
  3. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Elmira

$80 - $162

Train, bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Syracuse
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY

$76 - $200

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Elmira 251.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) YYZ - ELM

$154 - $1,050

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

You can take a bus from Toronto to Elmira via Buffalo, NY and Olean, NY in around 8 h 51 min. Alternatively, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Toronto to Elmira hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Megabus CA
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
ca.megabus.com
Book at
ca.megabus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$15 - $22
Online Fare
$17 - $35
Standard Fare
$26 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Refundable
$24 - $35
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Elmira
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Toronto to Elmira?

The distance between Toronto and Elmira is 273 km. The road distance is 402 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Toronto to Elmira?

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Elmira is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Toronto to Elmira?

The quickest way to get from Toronto to Elmira is to drive which takes 4 h 34 min and costs $40 - $65.

Is there a direct bus between Toronto and Elmira?

No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Elmira via Buffalo, NY and Olean, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 51 min.

How long does it take to get from Toronto to Elmira?

It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to get from Toronto to Elmira, including transfers.