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Fly Toronto to Raleigh/Durham, bus  •  8h 17m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) YYZ - RDU
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh to Sanford

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Bus  •  26h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from Newark to Raleigh
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh to Sanford

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Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Raleigh/Durham, bus  •  10h 25m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) BUF - RDU
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh to Sanford

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham, bus  •  10h 15m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Raleigh/Durham (RDU) YTZ - RDU
  2. Take the bus from Raleigh to Sanford

Fly Toronto to Fayetteville Municipal, bus  •  10h 21m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Fayetteville Municipal (FAY) YYZ - FAY
  2. Take the bus from Fayetteville to Raleigh
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh to Sanford

Train  •  26h 36m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Southern Pines Amtrak Station Silver Star

Bus via Geneva  •  27h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Geneva - Waterloo, NY
  2. Take the bus from Geneva Bus Hub to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from New York to Raleigh
  4. Take the bus from Raleigh to Sanford

Train, night bus, bus  •  27h 16m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls Station
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilson
  4. Take the night bus from Wilson to Raleigh
  5. Take the bus from Raleigh to Sanford

Train, bus  •  28h 12m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York to Raleigh
  3. Take the bus from Raleigh to Sanford

Drive  •  13h 37m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Sanford 793.2 miles

Toronto to Sanford by bus

The bus journey time between Toronto and Sanford is around 2 days 3h and covers a distance of around 1038 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 26h 40m. The fastest bus normally takes 2 days 3h. Operated by OurBus and Greyhound USA, the Toronto to Sanford bus service departs from Toronto, ON and arrives in Sanford. Typically three 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:
24h 55m
Layover time:
26h 40m
Total time:
2 days 3h

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
2 days 3h
Bus distance:
1038 miles
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$98
Carbon emissions:
207 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 Sanford bus schedules

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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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Considerations leaving from Canada

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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 Sanford is 800-232-4636.

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

The social distance requirement in Sanford 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: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Sanford is to drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 13h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Sanford is to fly and bus which costs $290 - $600 and takes 8h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Sanford. However, there are services departing from Toronto, ON and arriving at Sanford via New York Gw Bridge, Newark and Raleigh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 40m.

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It is 568 miles from Toronto to Sanford. It is approximately 793.2 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Sanford without a car is to bus which takes 26h 40m and costs $120 - $180.

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It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from Toronto to Sanford, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to Sanford is to bus which takes 26h 40m and costs $120 - $180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $310 - $650 and takes 26h 36m.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 48m.

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Toronto to Sanford bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Sanford station.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Sanford.
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  • Distance: 568.1 miles
  • Duration: 8h 17m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Sanford, NC, USA?

You can take a bus from Toronto to Sanford via New York Gw Bridge, Newark, and Raleigh in around 26h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Sanford via New York Penn Station, Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, and Southern Pines Amtrak Station in around 26h 36m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $430
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Fayetteville Municipal via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Fayetteville Municipal via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Fayetteville Municipal via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $410
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $430
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $430
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $380
Flights from Toronto to Fayetteville Municipal via Nashville, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,800
Flights from Toronto to Fayetteville Municipal via Orlando, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 34m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Raleigh/Durham via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $410
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Raleigh/Durham via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Buffalo to Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $340
Train operators
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 - $310
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$85 - $110
Business
$140 - $200
Economy
$120 - $140
EconomyPlus
$220 - $310
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
$67 - $72
Economy
$40 - $42
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Southern Pines Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11h 33m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Seat
$130 - $200
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Wilson
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $170
Bus operators
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 Raleigh to Sanford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Fayetteville to Raleigh
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Newark to Raleigh
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
Bus from New York to Raleigh
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120
Night bus from Wilson to Raleigh
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$28 - $45
Niagara Airbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Geneva - Waterloo, NY
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Geneva Bus Hub to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Sanford is 793 miles. It takes approximately 13h 37m to drive from Toronto to Sanford.

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WestJet, Air Canada, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Raleigh/Durham Airport.

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There are 10+ hotels available in Sanford. 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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