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

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 Reagan Washington

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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Washington DC

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Fly Toronto to Washington Dulles, subway

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to METRO CENTER station

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Reagan Washington

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

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Washington Dulles, subway

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the subway from ROSSLYN station to METRO CENTER station

Fly Toronto to Baltimore, train

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

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Washington Dulles

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

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Baltimore, train

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Youngstown, OH
  3. Take the bus from Youngstown to Washington

Drive

  1. Drive from Toronto to Washington, DC

Toronto to Washington, DC by bus and subway

The journey time between Toronto and Washington, DC is around 27h 35m and covers a distance of around 734 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 11h 33m. The fastest journey normally takes 27h 35m. Operated by OurBus, MTA and Flixbus USA, the Toronto to Washington, DC service departs from Toronto, ON and arrives in Washington DC. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
16h 1m
Layover time:
11h 33m
Total time:
27h 35m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
27h 35m
Journey distance:
734 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$40
Carbon emissions:
145 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:10
Last service departs at:
08:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Washington, DC bus and subway schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Toronto to Washington, DC is to bus, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 17h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Washington, DC is to fly which costs $200 - $850 and takes 4h 20m.

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The distance between Toronto and Washington, DC is 352 miles. The road distance is 479.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Washington, DC without a car is to train which takes 17h 5m and costs $180 - $700.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Toronto to Washington, DC, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Washington, DC is to fly which takes 4h 20m and costs $200 - $850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $700 and takes 17h 5m, you could also bus, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 17h 20m.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Washington, DC is 480 miles. It takes approximately 9h 18m to drive from Toronto to Washington, DC.

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

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Washington, DC.
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  • Distance: 352.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

Air Canada, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Toronto to Washington, DC every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Toronto to Washington, DC via New York Penn Station, Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, Washington Union Station, North Capitol Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW, and Massachusetts Avenue and 7th Street NW in around 17h 5m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Toronto to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Toronto to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Toronto to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Flights from Buffalo to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $440
Flights from Toronto to Baltimore via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $360
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ROSSLYN station to METRO CENTER station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
wmata.com
Senior / Disabled
$1 - $2
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
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $40
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $80
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $160
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $380
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
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 Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$85 - $110
Business
$150 - $210
Economy
$120 - $150
EconomyPlus
$220 - $320
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$24 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$47 - $49
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York Midtown to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.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 Youngstown to Washington
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $95

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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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