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There are 7 ways to get from Toronto to Elmira by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  8h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON 207 / ...
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Elmira, NY

$66 - $105

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Bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street Toronto / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Elmira, NY

$45 - $77

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Bus via Buffalo  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny 255 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Elmira, NY

$53 - $127

Train, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Rochester VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Elmira, NY

$82 - $145

Train, bus via Syracuse  •  10h 8m

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Syracuse VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Elmira, NY

$87 - $152

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Elmira 242.4 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  5h 54m

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

$164 - $1,149

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Elmira is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Elmira is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street and arriving at Elmira, NY via Rochester, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 15m.

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The distance between Toronto and Elmira is 273 km. The road distance is 387.9 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Elmira without a car is to bus and train which takes 8h 54m and costs $85 - $140.

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It takes approximately 8h 54m to get from Toronto to Elmira, including transfers.

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Toronto to Elmira bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Elmira is to bus which takes 9h 15m and costs $55 - $110. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $1,500 and takes 5h 54m.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 14m and has one stopover.

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Toronto to Elmira bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Elmira, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Elmira.
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  • Distance: 170.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 54m

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

You can take a bus from Toronto to Elmira via Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street and Rochester, NY in around 9h 15m. 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
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$22 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$60 - $90
Train from Toronto to Rochester
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$85 - $120
Train from Toronto to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$65 - $95
EconomyPlus
$85 - $130
Business
$100 - $150
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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megabus.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Book at
megabus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$35 - $50
Online Fare
$11 - $16
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $25
Standard Fare
$22 - $25
Refundable
$29 - $32
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$19 - $27
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Standard Fare
$33 - $38
Refundable
$42 - $45
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$12 - $18
Advanced Purchase
$19 - $27
Standard Fare
$24 - $28
Refundable
$32 - $34
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$35 - $50
Online Fare
$11 - $15
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $24
Standard Fare
$21 - $24
Refundable
$29 - $31
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 Toronto, On to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Toronto, On to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $50
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Elmira is 388 km. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Toronto to Elmira.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Toronto Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Elmira. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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

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