There are 11 ways to get from Toronto to Washington by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Toronto to Reagan Washington  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Reagan Washington (DCA) YYZ - DCA

$106 - $292

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Bus  •  14h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto to Washington Toronto

$45 - $80

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Fly Toronto to Washington Dulles  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Washington Dulles (IAD) YYZ - IAD

$112 - $467

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Washington Dulles  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Washington Dulles (IAD) YTZ - IAD

$88 - $378

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Reagan Washington  •  6h 26m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BUF - DCA

$226 - $592

Fly Toronto to Baltimore, train  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Baltimore (BWI) YYZ - BWI
  2. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$156 - $394

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Washington Dulles  •  6h 58m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BUF - IAD

$252 - $607

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Baltimore, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Baltimore (BWI) BUF - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station

$216 - $654

Bus via Binghamton  •  15h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street Toronto / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Washington, DC Ithaca, NY - Binghamton, NY - Allentown, PA - Wescosville, PA - Philadelphia, PA - Baltimore, MD - Washington, DC

$52 - $101

Train  •  16h 42m

  1. Take the train from Toronto to New York VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela / ...

$139 - $380

Drive  •  9h 21m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Washington 480.5 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Washington is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 9h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Washington is to fly which costs $140 - $410 and takes 4h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toronto and arriving at Washington. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Toronto and arriving at Washington Union Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 42m.

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The distance between Toronto and Washington is 353 miles. The road distance is 480.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 14h 35m and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Toronto to Washington, including transfers.

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Toronto to Washington bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Toronto station.

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

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The best way to get from Toronto to Washington is to fly which takes 4h 12m and costs $140 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $110 and takes 14h 35m, you could also train, which costs $190 - $550 and takes 16h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Washington.
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  • Distance: 352.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Washington, DC, USA?

Air Canada and American Airlines fly from Toronto to Washington every 4 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Toronto to Washington 4 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $80 and the journey takes 14h 35m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Toronto to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Buffalo to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Toronto to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from Buffalo to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Baltimore via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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 BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to New York
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$75 - $100
Economy
$100 - $150
EconomyPlus
$130 - $180
Business
$180 - $250
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
Megabus
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$30 - $45
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Standard Fare
$50 - $56
Refundable
$60 - $64
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 Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$65 - $95
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Toronto to Washington bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Washington station.

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Toronto to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Washington is 481 miles. It takes approximately 9h 21m to drive from Toronto to Washington.

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American Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Toronto Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 843+ hotels available in Washington. 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 $5 - $13.

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