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There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Toronto by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Toronto  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Toronto (YYZ) DCA - YYZ

$117 - $393

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Bus  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Toronto

$55 - $85

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Toronto  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Toronto (YYZ) BWI - YYZ

$180 - $610

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Toronto  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Toronto (YYZ) IAD - YYZ

$123 - $380

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) IAD - YTZ

$112 - $413

Fly Reagan Washington to Buffalo, bus  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Buffalo (BUF) DCA - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto, ON

$124 - $496

Train to Baltimore, fly to Buffalo, bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Buffalo (BUF) BWI - BUF
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto, ON

$187 - $773

Train  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York to Toronto VIA Rail

$227 - $523

Drive  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Toronto 482.7 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Toronto is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 9 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Toronto is to fly which costs $110 - $400 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington and arriving at Toronto. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Toronto. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Toronto via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 12 min.

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The distance between Washington and Toronto is 353 miles. The road distance is 482.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Toronto without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 15 min and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Washington to Toronto, including transfers.

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Washington to Toronto bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Washington station.

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Washington to Toronto train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Toronto is to fly which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $110 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 15 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs $220 - $550 and takes 16 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 352.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Toronto, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Washington to Toronto every 4 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Toronto once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 15 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Baltimore to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Washington Dulles to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Baltimore to Toronto via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Toronto
Ave. Duration
12 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$80 - $110
Economy
$100 - $150
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
15 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Washington to Toronto bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Toronto station.

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Washington to Toronto train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Toronto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Toronto is 483 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 18 min to drive from Washington to Toronto.

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Delta, American Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 1058+ hotels available in Toronto. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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