There are 10 ways to get from Washington to Toronto by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Toronto  •  4h 25m

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

$148 - $397

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Bus  •  14h

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Toronto Washington

$60 - $110

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Fly Washington Dulles to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) IAD - YTZ

$120 - $504

Fly Washington Dulles to Toronto  •  4h 39m

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Toronto (YYZ) IAD - YYZ

$155 - $623

Train to Baltimore, fly to Toronto  •  4h 44m

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

$216 - $455

Fly Reagan Washington to Buffalo, bus  •  6h 31m

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

$192 - $684

Fly Washington Dulles to Buffalo, bus  •  6h 41m

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

$229 - $690

Bus via Binghamton  •  15h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY Washington, DC - Baltimore, MD - Philadelphia, PA - Allentown, PA - Wescosvile, PA - Binghamton, NY - Ithaca, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Ny / ...

$69 - $131

Train  •  16h 15m

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

$192 - $518

Drive  •  9h 19m

  1. Drive from Washington to Toronto 771.9 km

$85 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Toronto is to drive which costs $60 - $95 and takes 9h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Toronto is to fly which costs $85 - $380 and takes 4h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington and arriving at Toronto. Services depart four times a week, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 14h.

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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 16h 15m.

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The distance between Washington and Toronto is 564 km. The road distance is 771.9 km.

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The best way to get from Washington to Toronto without a car is to bus which takes 14h and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m 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, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to Toronto is to fly which takes 4h 25m and costs $110 - $300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $80 and takes 14h, you could also train, which costs $140 - $390 and takes 16h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Toronto.
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  • Distance: 564.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

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

Air Canada, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Washington to Toronto every 4 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Toronto 4 times a week. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 14h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Toronto via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Toronto via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Washington Dulles to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Washington Dulles to Toronto via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Baltimore to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Baltimore to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $85
Business Class Seat
$75 - $140
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$80 - $170
Business Class Seat
$130 - $240
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 Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$280 - $390
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$190 - $270
First Class
$250 - $440
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $250
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$140 - $200
EconomyPlus
$180 - $250
Business
$250 - $340
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Book at
megabus.ca
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY - Airport to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Book at
megabus.com
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 Buffalo Airport to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $70
Flexible
$85 - $120
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Book at
ourbus.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$65 - $90
Online Fare
$40 - $60
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $70
Standard Fare
$65 - $75
Refundable
$81 - $86

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 27m.

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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 772 km. It takes approximately 9h 19m to drive from Washington to Toronto.

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

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There are 1432+ hotels available in Toronto. Prices start at $125 CAD 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 - $3.

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