There are 8 ways to get from Toronto to Schenectady by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$70 - $132

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Bus  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 255 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Schenectady, Ny 220 / ...

$53 - $134

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Train  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Schenectady VIA Rail

$55 - $190

Drive  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Schenectady 369.1 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Toronto to Albany  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Albany (ALB) YYZ - ALB

$117 - $267

Fly Toronto to Hartford, bus  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Hartford (BDL) YYZ - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny

$149 - $637

Fly Toronto to Syracuse, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Syracuse (SYR) YYZ - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady Amtrak

$204 - $519

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal, train  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Montreal (YUL) YTZ - YUL
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak

$130 - $445

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Toronto to Schenectady. However, there are services departing from Toronto, On and arriving at Schenectady, Ny via Buffalo, Ny and Syracuse, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Toronto and arriving at Schenectady. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 7 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Schenectady is 451 km. The road distance is 590.6 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Schenectady without a car is to bus and train which takes 8 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to get from Toronto to Schenectady, including transfers.

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Toronto to Schenectady bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Toronto, On station.

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Toronto to Schenectady train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Schenectady is to bus which takes 9 h 53 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 10 h 7 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 8 h 39 min.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Schenectady.
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  • Distance: 281.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 49 min

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

You can take a bus from Toronto to Schenectady via Buffalo, Ny and Syracuse, Ny in around 9 h 53 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto to Schenectady every 3 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $190 and the journey takes 10 h 7 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Toronto to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$55 - $80
Economy
$95 - $130
Economy Plus
$130 - $190
Business
$130 - $190
Business Plus/Sleeper
$240 - $340
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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trailwaysny.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 Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Schenectady, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$15 - $22
Online Fare
$17 - $35
Standard Fare
$27 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
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Toronto to Schenectady train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Schenectady station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Schenectady is 591 km. It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to drive from Toronto to Schenectady.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 91+ hotels available in Schenectady. Prices start at $71 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 .

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