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There are 10 ways to get from Toronto to Santa Cruz Island by plane, bus, ferry, shuttle or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Toronto to Los Angeles, bus, ferry  •  12h 54m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Los Angeles (LAX) YYZ - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Ventura, CA
  3. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

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Fly Toronto to Santa Barbara, bus, ferry  •  14h 43m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Santa Barbara (SBA) YYZ - SBA
  2. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Airport to Ventura, CA
  3. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Los Angeles, bus, ferry  •  15h 28m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Los Angeles (LAX) BUF - LAX
  3. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Ventura, CA
  4. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

Fly Toronto to Burbank, train, ferry  •  14h 45m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Burbank (BUR) YYZ - BUR
  2. Take the train from Burbank Airport - South to East Ventura station
  3. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles, bus, ferry  •  14h 40m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Los Angeles (LAX) YTZ - LAX
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Ventura, CA
  3. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

Train to Watford Rail Station, fly to Santa Barbara, bus, ferry  •  15h 21m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to London
  2. Fly from Watford Rail Station (XWA) to Santa Barbara (SBA) XWA - SBA
  3. Take the bus from Santa Barbara Airport to Ventura, CA
  4. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

Fly Toronto to Long Beach, bus, ferry  •  17h 10m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Long Beach (LGB) YYZ - LGB
  2. Take the bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Ventura, CA
  3. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

Train, ferry  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  2. Take the train from Detroit to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Oxnard
  5. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

Bus, train, ferry  •  2 days 16h

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles
  4. Take the bus from Los Angeles to Oxnard
  5. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island

Train, bus, ferry  •  2 days 17h

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
  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 Oxnard
  5. Take the ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Santa Cruz Island is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Santa Cruz Island is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Santa Cruz Island is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Santa Cruz Island is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $350 - $390 and takes 14h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Santa Cruz Island is to fly and bus and ferry which costs $320 - $750 and takes 12h 54m.

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The distance between Toronto and Santa Cruz Island is 2261 miles.

It takes approximately 12h 54m to get from Toronto to Santa Cruz Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Los Angeles Airport is the direct flight which takes 5h 6m.

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Santa Cruz Island is 3h behind Toronto. It is currently 12:17 PM in Toronto and 9:17 AM in Santa Cruz Island.

WestJet, Air Canada, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Los Angeles Airport.

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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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Map of how to get from Toronto to Santa Cruz Island.
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  • Distance: 2261.2 miles
  • Duration: 12h 54m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Santa Cruz Island, CA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Toronto to Santa Cruz Island. However, you can take the train to UP Express Pearson Airport, take the walk to Toronto airport, fly to Los Angeles, take the walk to Los Angeles Airport, CA, take the bus to Ventura, CA, take the drive to Ventura Harbor, take the ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then take the travel to Santa Cruz Island. Alternatively, you can take the train to UP Express Pearson Airport, take the walk to Toronto airport, fly to Santa Barbara, take the walk to Santa Barbara Airport, take the bus to Ventura, CA, take the drive to Ventura Harbor, take the ferry to Santa Cruz Island, then take the travel to Santa Cruz Island.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Santa Barbara via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Santa Barbara via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Santa Barbara via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Santa Barbara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Santa Barbara via Kansas City, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Toronto to Santa Barbara via Pittsburgh, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Detroit, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Pittsburgh, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Indianapolis, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$201
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Watford Rail Station to Santa Barbara via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Watford Rail Station to Santa Barbara via Denver, San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Watford Rail Station to Santa Barbara via Denver, Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Chicago Midway, Phoenix
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Watford Rail Station to Santa Barbara via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Flights from Watford Rail Station to Santa Barbara via Denver, Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $480
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $480
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $650
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Long Beach via Minneapolis, Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Flights from Toronto to Santa Barbara via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Detroit, Denver
Ave. Duration
9h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Indianapolis, Denver
Ave. Duration
10h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$201
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Burbank via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Boston
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Boston
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Los Angeles via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Los Angeles via Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Train operators
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from Burbank Airport - South to East Ventura station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$0 - $14
Website
Metrolink Trains
children 5 and under with a paid adult
$0
Senior / Disabled / Medicare
$5 - $7
Student / Youth 6-18
$7 - $10
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
$45 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$47 - $50
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Train from Toronto Union Station to Windsor
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $150
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$40 - $55
Business
$90 - $120
Economy
$65 - $75
EconomyPlus
$100 - $150
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 Detroit to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Train from Chicago Union Station to Fullerton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
42h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$450 - $650
Train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Oxnard
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Train from Chicago Union Station to Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
43h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$200 - $280
Premium
$500 - $750
Flexi Coach Seat
$420 - $650
Business Seat
$460 - $650
Bus operators
Central Coast Shuttle
Website
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Los Angeles Airport, CA to Ventura, CA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
Bus from Santa Barbara Airport to Ventura, CA
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
centralcoastshuttle.com
Niagara Airbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Los Angeles to Oxnard
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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 Oxnard
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$30 - $45
Ferry operators
Island Packers
Website
islandpackers.com
Ferry from Ventura Harbor to Santa Cruz Island
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
reserve.islandpackers.com

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