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

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Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark  •  4h 19m

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

$79 - $328

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Bus  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, NY to Ithaca, NY
  3. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY

$57 - $109

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Fly Toronto to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YYZ - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to New York Penn Station

$105 - $493

Fly Toronto to Newark  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Newark (EWR) YYZ - EWR

$123 - $497

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to New York JFK  •  6h 42m

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

$217 - $486

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

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

$127 - $1,026

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Newark  •  6h 54m

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

$213 - $477

Train  •  13h 30m

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

$120 - $320

Train via Niagara Falls  •  13h 45m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall Empire Service / ...

$97 - $153

Drive  •  8h 39m

  1. Drive from Toronto to New York 472.1 miles

$60 - $95

Toronto to New York by train

The train journey time between Toronto and New York is around 13h 30m and covers a distance of around 549 miles. The fastest train normally takes 13h 30m. Operated by VIA Rail, the Toronto to New York train service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in New York Penn Station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to New York train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to New York is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 8h 39m.

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The fastest way to get from Toronto to New York is to fly. Taking this option will cost $95 - $420 and takes 4h 19m.

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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 New York is 344 miles. The road distance is 472.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to New York without a car is to train which takes 13h 30m and costs $150 - $400.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Toronto to New York, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to New York is to fly which takes 4h 19m and costs $95 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $140 and takes 12h 15m, you could also train, which costs $150 - $400 and takes 13h 30m.

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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Map of how to get from Toronto to New York.
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  • Distance: 343.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 19m

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

Porter Airlines flies from Toronto to New York every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Toronto to New York via Niagara Falls, ON, Niagara Falls, NY, and Ithaca, NY in around 12h 15m.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $300
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $310
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $300
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $310
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Toronto to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$4 - $6
Train from Jamaica to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
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 - $140
EconomyPlus
$220 - $320
Train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$20 - $35
Business
$69 - $73
Economy
$41 - $43
EconomyPlus
$45 - $70
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
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
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Book at
megabus.ca
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Niagara Falls, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to New York is 472 miles. It takes approximately 8h 39m to drive from Toronto to New York.

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

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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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