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Fly Toronto to Newark, train  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Newark (EWR) YYZ - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark to Journal Square

$158 - $767

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Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Newark (EWR) YTZ - EWR

$79 - $138

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Fly Toronto to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YYZ - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level

$130 - $986

Fly Toronto to New York JFK, train  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New York JFK (JFK) YYZ - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station

$229 - $1,030

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Newark  •  6h 48m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newark (EWR) BUF - EWR

$218 - $517

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to New York JFK  •  6h 58m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK

$219 - $600

Bus  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls, ON Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls to New York City 2686

Train  •  13h 46m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station VIA Rail

$124 - $320

Train via Amherst  •  15h 45m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Lake Shore Limited / ...

$106 - $169

Drive  •  8h 31m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Jersey City 468 miles

$60 - $90

Toronto to Jersey City by train

The train journey time between Toronto and Jersey City is around 13h 47m and covers a distance of around 554 miles. The fastest train normally takes 13h 44m. Operated by VIA Rail and NJ Transit, the Toronto to Jersey City train service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
13h 47m
Fastest train time:
13h 44m
Train distance:
554 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$124
Carbon emissions:
46 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 Jersey City 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 Jersey City is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Jersey City is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Jersey City is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Jersey City is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 8h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Jersey City is to fly which costs $95 - $180 and takes 4h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto station to Jersey City. However, there are services departing from Toronto Union Station and arriving at Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 46m.

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The distance between Toronto and Jersey City is 340 miles. The road distance is 468 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Jersey City without a car is to train which takes 13h 46m and costs $150 - $410.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Toronto to Jersey City, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to Jersey City is to fly which takes 4h 16m and costs $95 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12h 27m, you could also train, which costs $150 - $410 and takes 13h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 31m.

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Toronto to Jersey City train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Jersey City.
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  • Distance: 340.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Jersey City, NJ, USA?

Porter Airlines flies from Toronto to Jersey City 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to Jersey City via Niagara Falls, ON, Niagara Falls, New York City, and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 12h 27m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Newark via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Newark via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $280
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Newark to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$7 - $10
Peak
$4 - $13
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $4
Adult
$2 - $7
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
$140 - $210
Economy
$120 - $150
EconomyPlus
$220 - $320
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
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 Buffalo Depew Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Book at
megabus.ca
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Niagara Falls to New York City
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Jersey City is 468 miles. It takes approximately 8h 31m to drive from Toronto to Jersey City.

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United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Toronto Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1039+ hotels available in Jersey City. 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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