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There are 6 ways to get from Vaughan to Salem by train, tram, plane, bus, shuttle or car

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Train, line 509 tram to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  6h

  1. Take the train from Rutherford GO to Toronto Union Station
  2. Take the line 509 tram from Toronto Union Station to Queens Quay West At Dan Leckie Way West Side
  3. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Boston (BOS) YTZ - BOS
  4. Take the train from North Station to Salem

$166 - $1,946

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Train  •  19h 4m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Utica VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Utica Amtrak Station to Boston Lake Shore Limited

$133 - $275

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Line 20 bus to Toronto, fly, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Take the line 20 bus from Vaughan Mills Terminal Platform 2 to Highway 407 Station Platform 3
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Boston (BOS) YYZ - BOS
  3. Take the train from North Station to Salem

$165 - $443

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly  •  8h 8m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Boston (BOS) BUF - BOS

$210 - $513

Bus, train  •  21h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON - Casino Niagara
  2. Take the train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  3. Take the bus from New York City to Boston

Drive  •  10h 4m

  1. Drive from Vaughan to Salem 576.7 miles

$75 - $110

Vaughan to Salem by train and subway

The journey time between Vaughan and Salem is around 40h 54m and covers a distance of around 642 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 37h 27m. Operated by GO Transit, VIA Rail, Amtrak and others, the Vaughan to Salem service departs from Rutherford GO and arrives in Salem. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
40h 54m
Fastest journey time:
37h 27m
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$133
Carbon emissions:
54 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:33
Last service departs at:
15:18

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Vaughan to Salem train and subway schedules

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

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The cheapest way to get from Vaughan to Salem is to drive which costs $95 - $140 and takes 10h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Vaughan to Salem is to train and line 509 tram and fly which costs $200 - $2,500 and takes 6h.

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No, there is no direct train from Vaughan to Salem. However, there are services departing from Rutherford GO and arriving at Salem via Toronto Union Station, Utica Amtrak Station, Back Bay and North Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 4m.

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The distance between Vaughan and Salem is 445 miles. The road distance is 576.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Vaughan to Salem without a car is to train which takes 19h 4m and costs $160 - $350.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from Vaughan to Salem, including transfers.

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Vaughan to Salem train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Vaughan to Salem train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vaughan to Salem is 577 miles. It takes approximately 10h 4m to drive from Vaughan to Salem.

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Map of how to get from Vaughan to Salem.
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  • Distance: 445.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h

What companies run services between Vaughan, ON, Canada and Salem, MA, USA?

You can take a train from Vaughan to Salem via Toronto Union Station, Utica, Utica Amtrak Station, Boston, Back Bay, North Station, and North Station in around 19h 4m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
GO Transit
Toronto Transit
Phone
+1 416-393-4636
Website
ttc.ca
Tram from Toronto Union Station to Queens Quay West At Dan Leckie Way West Side
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Toronto Transit
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from North Station to Salem
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
MBTA
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Utica
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $190
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $70
Business
$100 - $140
Economy
$80 - $95
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
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 Utica Amtrak Station to Boston
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
9h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$110 - $160
Bus operators
York Region Transit
Phone
+1 866-668-3978
Website
yrt.ca
Bus from Vaughan Mills Terminal Platform 2 to Highway 407 Station Platform 3
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
York Region Transit
Niagara Airbus
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON - Casino Niagara
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Book at
megabus.ca
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Boston Airport.

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