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

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Fly Toronto to San Francisco, BART  •  9h 34m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to San Francisco (SFO) YYZ - SFO
  2. Take the BART from San Francisco International Airport to Richmond

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Fly Toronto to Oakland  •  10h 48m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Oakland (OAK) YYZ - OAK

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Fly Toronto to Sacramento, train  •  10h 40m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Sacramento (SMF) YYZ - SMF
  2. Take the train from Sacramento to Richmond

Fly Toronto to San Jose, BART  •  11h 52m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to San Jose (SJC) YYZ - SJC
  2. Take the BART from Milpitas to Richmond

Train to Watford Rail Station, fly to San Jose, BART  •  15h 40m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to London
  2. Fly from Watford Rail Station (XWA) to San Jose (SJC) XWA - SJC
  3. Take the BART from Milpitas to Richmond

Train via Dearborn Heights  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Dearborn to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond

Bus, train  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo Airport
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Chicago, IL
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond

Train  •  2 days 21h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond

Bus  •  3 days 3h

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
  2. Take the bus from Detroit to Columbus
  3. Take the bus from Columbus to Los Angeles
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco

Drive  •  40h 45m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Richmond 2633.6 miles

Toronto to Richmond by train, car and bus

The journey time between Toronto and Richmond is around 2 days 16h and covers a distance of around 2917 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 23m. Operated by VIA Rail, Southeast Michigan SMART and Amtrak, the Toronto to Richmond service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Richmond. Typically 14 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Services
2 days 16h Average Duration
$315 Cheapest Price
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International entry into United States from Canada

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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • 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
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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Rules to follow in United States

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Richmond 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, returning to Canada from United States is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 25 Jan 2023
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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Richmond is to fly and BART which costs $230 - $800 and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Richmond is to fly and BART which costs $230 - $800 and takes 9h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at MacDonald Av & Civic Center Plaza via Windsor Transit Terminal, Detroit, Columbus, Los Angeles and 1st St & Mission St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto station to Richmond. However, there are services departing from Toronto Union Station and arriving at Richmond via Buffalo Depew Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 21h.

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The distance between Toronto and Richmond is 2269 miles. The road distance is 2633.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Richmond without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 17h and costs $350 - $500.

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It takes approximately 9h 34m to get from Toronto to Richmond, including transfers.

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Toronto to Richmond bus services, operated by Rider Express, depart from Toronto, ON station.

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to Richmond is to fly which takes 10h 48m and costs $200 - $850. Alternatively, you can train via Dearborn Heights, which costs $420 - $700 and takes 2 days 16h, you could also bus, which costs $440 - $700 and takes 3 days 3h.

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  • Distance: 2268.9 miles
  • Duration: 9h 34m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Richmond, CA, USA?

Delta, WestJet and nine other airlines fly from Toronto to Richmond hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Richmond via Windsor, Michigan + Cass, Dearborn Transit Center, Dearborn, and Chicago Union Station in around 2 days 16h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Houston
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Washington Dulles, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Columbus, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from Watford Rail Station to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
11h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Watford Rail Station to San Jose via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
10h 9m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Watford Rail Station to San Jose via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Watford Rail Station to San Jose via Minneapolis, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Watford Rail Station to San Jose via Minneapolis, Seattle
Ave. Duration
14h 39m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
5h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Toronto to San Francisco via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Sacramento via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to San Jose via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
11h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Toronto to Oakland via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$652
Train operators
BART
Phone
+1-510-464-6000
Website
bart.gov
Subway from San Francisco International Airport to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
bart.gov
Subway from Milpitas to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
bart.gov
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 Sacramento to Richmond
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Dearborn to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Richmond
Ave. Duration
2 days 3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $300
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$210 - $300
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$450 - $700
Business Seat
$490 - $700
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 33m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to London
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$23 - $35
Business
$65 - $80
Economy
$44 - $47
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $140
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$35 - $55
Business
$85 - $110
Economy
$60 - $70
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$23 - $35
Business
$70 - $80
Economy
$44 - $47
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
customerservice@megabus.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Book at
megabus.ca
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Website
riderexpress.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Windsor, ON
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca
Book at
riderexpress.betterez.com
Adult
$35 - $50
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit to Columbus
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Columbus to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$220 - $310
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$220 - $310
Flexible
$310 - $450
Bus from Los Angeles to San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $110

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to San Francisco Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 40m.

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Toronto to Richmond bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at San Francisco station.

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Richmond is 3h behind Toronto. It is currently 6:20 PM in Toronto and 3:20 PM in Richmond.

Toronto to Richmond train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Richmond station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Richmond is 2634 miles. It takes approximately 40h 45m to drive from Toronto to Richmond.

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American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada and United Airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to San Francisco Airport.

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