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

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Fly Toronto to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 9 min

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

$116 - $394

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  15 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Binghamton, Ny 317 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Washington, DC Washington DC-Ithaca Route

$52 - $127

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Bus to Buffalo, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BUF - DCA

$132 - $512

Fly Toronto to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 44 min

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

$122 - $378

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 40 min

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

$110 - $410

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Washington Dulles (IAD) BUF - IAD

$138 - $596

Fly Toronto to Baltimore, train  •  5 h 10 min

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

$179 - $615

Bus Megabus  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto to Washington

$55 - $85

Train  •  17 h 17 min

  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 Express / ...

$193 - $583

Drive  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Washington 483 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Washington is to drive which costs $80 - $120 and takes 9 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Washington is to fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 4 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Toronto and arriving at Washington. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 14 h 35 min.

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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 17 h 17 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Washington is 564 km. The road distance is 772.8 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 35 min and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 9 min 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 4 h 9 min and costs $150 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $110 and takes 14 h 35 min, you could also train, which costs $250 - $800 and takes 17 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Washington.
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  • Distance: 352.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 9 min

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 once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 14 h 35 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles via Columbus
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Toronto to Baltimore via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from BWI Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to New York
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $110
Economy
$120 - $170
Economy Plus
$170 - $250
Business
$180 - $260
Business Plus/Sleeper
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Toronto to Washington
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
megabus.com
Megabus Canada
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
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Toronto, ON to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $50
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$55 - $80
Refundable
$60 - $90
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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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 Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Washington is 773 km. It takes approximately 9 h 18 min 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 846+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $88 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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