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There are 10 ways to get from Toronto to Journal Square by plane, train, shuttle, subway, bus or car

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Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark  •  4h 13m

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

$79 - $138

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Fly Toronto to Newark, train  •  4h 42m

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

$158 - $767

Fly Toronto to New York La Guardia, train  •  5h 14m

  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 33rd Street to Journal Square

$132 - $982

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Newark  •  6h 49m

  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  •  7h 25m

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

$220 - $586

Fly Toronto to New York JFK, subway, train  •  5h 36m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New York JFK (JFK) YYZ - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to Fulton St
  3. Take the train from World Trade Center to Journal Square

$230 - $1,016

Bus  •  12h 20m

  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  •  14h 7m

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

$127 - $318

Train via Amherst  •  15h 47m

  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 - $170

Drive  •  8h 32m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Journal Square 468.3 miles

$60 - $90

Toronto to Journal Square by train and walk

The journey time between Toronto and Journal Square is around 14h 4m and covers a distance of around 557 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 14h 3m. Operated by VIA Rail and PATH, the Toronto to Journal Square service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Journal Square. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14h 4m
Fastest journey time:
14h 3m
Journey distance:
557 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$127
Carbon emissions:
46 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:20
Last service departs at:
08:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Journal Square train and walk 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 Journal Square is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Journal Square is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Journal Square is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Yes, entry into Canada from United States is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Journal Square is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 8h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Toronto to Journal Square is to fly which takes 4h 13m and costs $95 - $180.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto station to Journal Square. However, there are services departing from Toronto Union Station and arriving at Journal Square via 33rd Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 7m.

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The distance between Toronto and Journal Square is 341 miles. The road distance is 468.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Journal Square without a car is to train which takes 14h 7m and costs $150 - $400.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Toronto to Journal Square, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to Journal Square is to fly which takes 4h 13m and costs $95 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12h 20m, you could also train, which costs $150 - $400 and takes 14h 7m.

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Journal Square.
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  • Distance: 340.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Journal Square, NJ, USA?

Porter Airlines flies from Toronto to Journal Square every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to Journal Square via Niagara Falls, ON, Niagara Falls, New York City, Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Journal Square Transportation Center in around 12h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
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 19m
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
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $250
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
Train from 33rd Street to Journal Square
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from World Trade Center 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
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Howard Beach-JFK Airport to Fulton St
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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
$150 - $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
$48 - $51
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 Journal Square is 468 miles. It takes approximately 8h 32m to drive from Toronto to Journal Square.

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Porter Airlines offers flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1038+ hotels available in Journal Square. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is to car ferry which takes 2 min and costs $0 - $14.

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