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Bus  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls, ON Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY Buffalo / ...

$26 - $76

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7h 46m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY Buffalo / ...

$59 - $125

Drive  •  3h 23m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Olean 172.1 miles

$22 - $35

Shuttle, bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport Toronto Airport / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY Buffalo

$113 - $153

Toronto to Olean by train and bus

The journey time between Toronto and Olean is around 7h 7m and covers a distance of around 198 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 55m. Operated by VIA Rail, NFTA, Coach Erie and others, the Toronto to Olean service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Olean, NY. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7h 7m
Fastest journey time:
6h 55m
Journey distance:
198 miles
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$59
Carbon emissions:
26 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 Olean train and bus schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Olean is 800-232-4636.

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

The social distance requirement in Olean is 2 metres.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Olean is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Olean is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto station to Olean. However, there are services departing from Toronto Union Station and arriving at Olean, NY via 3rd St and Buffalo, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 11m.

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The distance between Toronto and Olean is 120 miles. The road distance is 172.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Olean without a car is to bus which takes 7h 11m and costs $30 - $95.

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It takes approximately 7h 11m to get from Toronto to Olean, including transfers.

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Toronto to Olean bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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Toronto to Olean bus services, operated by Coach Erie, arrive at Olean, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Olean is 172 miles. It takes approximately 3h 23m to drive from Toronto to Olean.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Olean. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 119.8 miles
  • Duration: 7h 11m

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

You can take a bus from Toronto to Olean via Niagara Falls, ON, 3rd St, and Buffalo, NY in around 7h 11m.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$24 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$46 - $49
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Bus operators
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
Coach Erie
Phone
(814) 459-6666
Email
erie@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Niagara Airbus

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