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There are 5 ways to get from University of Waterloo to Elma by bus, shuttle, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, shuttle  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the bus from University of Waterloo Terminal to Bramalea GO Bus 30
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport Toronto Airport

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from University of Waterloo Terminal to Square One 25
  2. Take the bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY OurBus

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8h 20m

  1. Take the bus from University of Waterloo Terminal to Erin Mills Transitway Station 25
  2. Take the train from Oakville to Buffalo VIA Rail

Train  •  9h 3m

  1. Take the train from Kitchener GO to Toronto Union Station Ki / ...
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo VIA Rail

Drive  •  2h 28m

  1. Drive from University of Waterloo to Elma 124.4 miles
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International entry into United States from Canada

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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • 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
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • 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
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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Rules to follow in United States

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Considerations leaving from Canada

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Elma 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: 28 Sep 2022
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The cheapest way to get from University of Waterloo to Elma is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 2h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from University of Waterloo to Elma is to drive. Taking this option will cost $35 - $60 and takes 2h 28m.

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The distance between University of Waterloo and Elma is 106 miles. The road distance is 124.4 miles.

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The best way to get from University of Waterloo to Elma without a car is to bus and shuttle which takes 5h 13m and costs $170 - $240.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from University of Waterloo to Elma, including transfers.

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The best way to get from University of Waterloo to Elma is to bus which takes 7h 34m and costs $100 - $150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $240 and takes 9h 3m.

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Yes, the driving distance between University of Waterloo to Elma is 124 miles. It takes approximately 2h 28m to drive from University of Waterloo to Elma.

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  • Distance: 105.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between University of Waterloo, ON, Canada and Elma, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from University of Waterloo to Elma via University of Waterloo Terminal, Square One, Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride, Centennial Pkwy N. @ QEW, Hamilton, ON, and Buffalo, NY in around 7h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a train from University of Waterloo to Elma via University Of Waterloo Station, Central Station, Kitchener GO, Toronto Union Station, and Buffalo in around 9h 3m.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Oakville to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$20 - $35
Business
$65 - $70
Economy
$40 - $42
EconomyPlus
$45 - $70
Train from Kitchener to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$16 - $26
Business
$60 - $62
Economy
$35 - $36
EconomyPlus
$35 - $55
Train from Toronto Union Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$23 - $35
Business
$65 - $80
Economy
$43 - $46
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Kitchener GO to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from University of Waterloo Terminal to Bramalea GO Bus
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
GO Transit
Bus from University of Waterloo Terminal to Square One
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
GO Transit
Bus from University of Waterloo Terminal to Erin Mills Transitway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
GO Transit
Niagara Airbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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