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There are 9 ways to get from Union Station to The Beaches by plane, shuttle, train, bus or car

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Fly Los Angeles to Toronto  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Toronto (YYZ) LAX - YYZ

$219 - $633

8 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to Buffalo, shuttle  •  11h 10m

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Buffalo (BUF) LAX - BUF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport

$369 - $933

Train to San Diego, fly to Toronto  •  11h 2m

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Toronto (YYZ) SAN - YYZ

$285 - $731

Train to Santa Ana, fly to Toronto  •  12h 15m

  1. Take the train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Toronto (YYZ) SNA - YYZ

$261 - $319

Fly Burbank to Toronto  •  10h 6m

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Toronto (YYZ) BUR - YYZ

$255 - $828

Train via Detroit  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit
  3. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto Union Station

$413 - $653

Train  •  2 days 12h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto Union Station

$391 - $574

Bus  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from El Monte to Columbus
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Fort Erie, ON to Toronto Union Station

$354 - $546

Drive  •  39h 50m

  1. Drive from Union Station to The Beaches 4059.7 km

$420 - $650

Union Station to The Beaches by walk, train and car

The journey time between Union Station and The Beaches is around 2 days 17h and covers a distance of around 4415 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 17h. Operated by Amtrak, VIA Rail and GO Transit, the Union Station to The Beaches service departs from Union Station and arrives in Danforth GO. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 17h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 17h
Journey distance:
4415 km
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
$412
Carbon emissions:
232 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
17:15
Last service departs at:
17:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Union Station to The Beaches walk, train and car schedules

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Conditions of entry into Canada from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior for all arrivals by land or air 5 years of age or older
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 14 day mandatory quarantine including 3 night pre-paid booking at a government authorised hotel at traveller's expense. COVID-19 test on arrival. Additional COVID-19 test on day 8 of quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers are required to submit their quarantine plan using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Canada

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Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Canada from United States is currently restricted.

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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
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in The Beaches is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in The Beaches is recommended.

The social distance requirement in The Beaches is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

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

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Last updated: 27 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Union Station to The Beaches is to train and fly which costs $200 - $260 and takes 12h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Union Station to The Beaches is to fly which costs $170 - $550 and takes 8h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Union Station to The Beaches. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles and arriving at Queen St East at Wineva Ave via Chicago Union Station, Buffalo and King St West at Yonge St East Side. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 12h.

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The distance between Union Station and The Beaches is 3501 km. The road distance is 4059.7 km.

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The best way to get from Union Station to The Beaches without a car is to train which takes 2 days 12h and costs $310 - $460.

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It takes approximately 8h 29m to get from Union Station to The Beaches, including transfers.

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Union Station to The Beaches train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Los Angeles station.

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The best way to get from Union Station to The Beaches is to fly which takes 8h 29m and costs $170 - $550. Alternatively, you can train via Detroit, which costs $330 - $550 and takes 2 days 7h, you could also bus, which costs $280 - $440 and takes 2 days 15h.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 4h 30m.

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The Beaches is 3h ahead of Union Station. It is currently 4:51 PM in Union Station and 7:51 PM in The Beaches.

Map of how to get from Union Station to The Beaches.
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  • Distance: 3500.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 29m

What companies run services between Union Station, Los Angeles County, CA, USA and The Beaches, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and three other airlines fly from Union Station to The Beaches hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Union Station to The Beaches via Los Angeles, Fullerton Amtrak Station, Chicago Union Station, Detroit, Windsor, and Toronto Union Station in around 2 days 7h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$246
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via Houston
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Phoenix, Kansas City
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Sacramento, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Denver, Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Phoenix, Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Las Vegas, Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$246
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$246
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from San Diego to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $850
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
9h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 21m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Phoenix, Kansas City
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Sacramento, Denver
Ave. Duration
8h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Denver, Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Phoenix, Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Las Vegas, Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $700
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $550
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $600
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
12h 6m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $550
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $600
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
12h 6m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Toronto via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Toronto via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from San Diego to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $800
Flights from Santa Ana to Toronto via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,000
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles to San Diego Old Town Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$55 - $85
Train from Fullerton Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$250 - $350
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Premium
$650 - $900
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $800
Business Seat
$550 - $800
Train from Chicago Union Station to Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$270 - $380
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
Train from Los Angeles to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
42h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$250 - $350
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$250 - $350
Premium
$650 - $900
Flexi Coach Seat
$500 - $800
Business Seat
$550 - $850
Train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Business Seat
$150 - $220
Metrolink Trains
Phone
(800) 371-LINK (5465)
Website
metrolinktrains.com
Train from L. A. Union Station station to Tustin station
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Metrolink Trains
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $70
Business
$110 - $150
Economy
$80 - $95
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Train from Buffalo to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $50
Business
$90 - $105
Economy
$59 - $63
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Niagara Airbus
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 El Monte to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $380
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$270 - $380
Flexible
$390 - $550
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Fort Erie, ON to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Book at
megabus.ca

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Union Station to The Beaches train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Toronto Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Union Station to The Beaches is 4060 km. It takes approximately 39h 50m to drive from Union Station to The Beaches.

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WestJet, Air Canada, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Toronto Airport.

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