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There are 4 ways to get from Toronto to Hamilton by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. 16 / ...

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Train  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to West Harbour GO Lw

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Toronto to Hamilton 69.4 km

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Hamilton 69.4 km

Toronto to Hamilton by bus

The bus journey time between Toronto and Hamilton is around 56 min and covers a distance of around 69 km. The fastest bus normally takes 47 min. Operated by GO Transit, the Toronto to Hamilton bus service departs from Union Station Bus Terminal and arrives in Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.. Typically 151 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Bus route information

Average bus time:
56 min
Fastest bus time:
47 min
Bus distance:
69 km
Buses per week:
151
Cheapest price:
$10
Carbon emissions:
8 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:30
Last bus departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Hamilton bus schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Toronto to Hamilton is to drive, which costs $7 - $11 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Hamilton is to bus which costs $10 - $14 and takes 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Union Station Bus Terminal station and arriving at Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toronto Union Station station and arriving at West Harbour GO. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between Toronto and Hamilton is 59 km. The road distance is 69.4 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Hamilton without a car is to bus which takes 47 min and costs $10 - $14.

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The bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. takes 47 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Toronto to Hamilton bus services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Union Station Bus Terminal.

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Toronto to Hamilton train services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Hamilton is to bus which takes 47 min and costs $10 - $14. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $10 - $15 and takes 1h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Hamilton.
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  • Distance: 58.5 km
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Hamilton, ON, Canada?

GO Transit operates a bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 47 min. Alternatively, GO Transit operates a train from Toronto Union Station to West Harbour GO hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1h 18m.

Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Toronto Union Station to West Harbour GO
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
GO Transit
Other operators
Taxi from Toronto to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Scarborough City Cabs
Phone
+1 416 438 5151
Website
scarborocitycab.com
Maple Leaf Taxi
Phone
+1 416 751 5555
Website
mapleleaftaxi.com
Flash Taxi
Phone
+1 416 480 1234
Website
flashtaxi.com
Co-op Cabs
Phone
+1 416 504 2667
Website
co-opcabs.com
City Taxi
Phone
+1 416 740 2222
Website
citytaxitoronto.com

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Toronto to Hamilton bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. station.

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Toronto to Hamilton train services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at West Harbour GO station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Hamilton is 69 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Toronto to Hamilton.

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