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

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Fly Toronto to New York La Guardia

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New York La Guardia (LGA)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY

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Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark, train

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Newark (EWR)
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

Fly Toronto to Newark, train

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Newark (EWR)
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

Fly Toronto to New York JFK, subway

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New York JFK (JFK)
  2. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to New York La Guardia

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA)

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to New York JFK

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

Train

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

Train via Amherst

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Manhattan

Toronto to Manhattan by bus

The bus journey time between Toronto and Manhattan is around 12h 17m and covers a distance of around 500 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 12 min. The fastest bus normally takes 12h 15m. Operated by OurBus and MTA Bus Company, the Toronto to Manhattan bus service departs from Toronto, ON and arrives in E 125 St/Park Av. Typically two buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
12h 5m
Layover time:
12 min
Total time:
12h 17m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
12h 15m
Bus distance:
500 miles
Buses per week:
2
Cheapest price:
$31
Carbon emissions:
99 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
08:10
Last bus departs at:
08:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Manhattan bus schedules

Bus services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
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Rules to follow in United States

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Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Canada.

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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 Manhattan is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Manhattan is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Manhattan is 2 metres.

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

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Manhattan is to bus which costs $35 - $50 and takes 12h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Manhattan is to fly and train which costs $110 - $310 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at E 125 St/Park Av via Broadway/W 178 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toronto Union Station station and arriving at New York Penn Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 30m.

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The distance between Toronto and Manhattan is 343 miles. The road distance is 477.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 12h 18m and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Toronto to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Toronto to Manhattan bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to Manhattan is to fly which takes 4h 33m and costs $200 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $50 and takes 12h 18m, you could also train, which costs $150 - $400 and takes 13h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 342.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 33m

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

Air Canada, WestJet and two other airlines fly from Toronto to Manhattan hourly. Alternatively, OurBus operates a bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY twice a week. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 11h 25m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Flights from Toronto to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $370
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $360
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $390
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $390
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Newark via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $360
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $390
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
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
$90 - $110
Business
$150 - $210
Economy
$120 - $150
EconomyPlus
$230 - $320
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$26 - $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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 27m.

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Toronto to Manhattan bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at New York, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Manhattan is 477 miles. It takes approximately 8h 39m to drive from Toronto to Manhattan.

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WestJet, American Airlines, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Toronto Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1039+ hotels available in Manhattan. 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 $2 - $13.

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