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There are 5 ways to get from Vaughan to McMaster University by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Rutherford GO to Toronto Union Station Br
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S. 18 / ...

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Bus  •  2h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Hwy 407 Bus Terminal to McMaster University 47 / ...

3 alternative options

Train  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the train from Rutherford GO to Toronto Union Station Br
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Aldershot GO Lw / ...

Taxi  •  1h

  1. Take a taxi from Vaughan to McMaster University 84.4 km

Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from Vaughan to McMaster University 84.4 km

Vaughan to McMaster University by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Vaughan and McMaster University is around 2h 11m and covers a distance of around 95 km. This includes an average layover time of around 55 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 54m. Operated by GO Transit, the Vaughan to McMaster University service departs from Rutherford GO and arrives in McMaster University. Typically 90 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 16m
Layover time:
55 min
Total time:
2h 11m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 54m
Journey distance:
95 km
Services per week:
90
Cheapest price:
$17
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:03
Last service departs at:
22:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vaughan to McMaster University train, walk and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Vaughan to McMaster University is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Vaughan to McMaster University is to taxi which costs $190 - $230 and takes 1h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vaughan to McMaster University. However, there are services departing from Vaughan Mills Terminal Platform 2 and arriving at McMaster University via Hwy 407 Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 19m.

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It is 73 km from Vaughan to McMaster University. It is approximately 84.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Vaughan to McMaster University without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 11m and costs $16 - $24.

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It takes approximately 2h 11m to get from Vaughan to McMaster University, including transfers.

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Vaughan to McMaster University bus services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Hwy 407 Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Vaughan to McMaster University is to bus which takes 2h 19m and costs $16 - $22. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $21 - $75 and takes 2h 34m.

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Vaughan to McMaster University bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at McMaster University station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vaughan to McMaster University is 84 km. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Vaughan to McMaster University.

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Map of how to get from Vaughan to McMaster University.
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  • Distance: 72.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 11m

What companies run services between Vaughan, ON, Canada and McMaster University, ON, Canada?

GO Transit operates a bus from Hwy 407 Bus Terminal to McMaster University every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 1h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vaughan to McMaster University via Toronto Union Station, Aldershot GO, Aldershot GO Bus, and Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S. in around 2h 34m.

Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Rutherford GO to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
GO Transit
Train from Toronto Union Station to Aldershot GO
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
GO Transit
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$17 - $30
Business
$74 - $77
Economy
$40 - $42
EconomyPlus
$35 - $55
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Paisley Ave. S.
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Hwy 407 Bus Terminal to McMaster University
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
GO Transit
Other operators
Taxi from Vaughan to McMaster University
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Astro Taxi
Phone
+1 905 738 3311
Website
astrotaxi.ca

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