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There are 3 ways to get from Toronto to Watertown by train, car or bus

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Recommended option

Train, drive

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Kingston
  2. Drive from Kingston to Watertown

Cheapest option

Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station to Kingston, ON
  2. Drive from Kingston, ON to Watertown

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  1. Drive from Toronto to Watertown
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International entry into United States from Canada

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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Canada and Mexico land borders are closed to non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United States from Canada.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Watertown is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Watertown is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Watertown is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 19 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Watertown is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 4h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Watertown is to train and drive which costs $75 - $160 and takes 3h 49m.

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The distance between Toronto and Watertown is 176 miles. The road distance is 222.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Toronto to Watertown, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Watertown is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4h 4m to drive from Toronto to Watertown.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Watertown. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Watertown.
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  • Distance: 175.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 49m

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

There is no direct connection from Toronto to Watertown. However, you can take the train to Kingston then take the drive to Watertown. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Kingston, ON then take the drive to Watertown.

Train operators
VIA Rail
+1 1 888 842-7245
Train from Toronto Union Station to Kingston
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Estimated price
$55 - $110
VIA Rail
$30 - $45
$80 - $100
$55 - $60
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Bus from Toronto Union Station to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
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