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Kitchener - Toronto Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Kitchener to Toronto. Traveling by bus from Kitchener to Toronto usually takes around one hour and 30 minutes, but the fastest Book-a-Ride bus can make the trip in just one hour and 10 minutes.

Distance57 mi (92 km)
Shortest duration1h 10m
Cheapest price$16.64
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceBook-a-Ride
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Kitchener to Toronto

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)




February 5, 2023- Visiting friends


Pros: A comfortable and timely trip. Cons: All is good. Tips: No.

Pros: A comfortable and timely trip. Cons: All is good. Tips: No.

How much is a bus ticket from Kitchener to Toronto?

$16.75 is the average price of a bus ticket from Kitchener to Toronto. This is currently one of the best deals in bus travel. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

Traveling from Kitchener to Toronto by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $26 whenever you decide to travel.

What bus companies travel from Kitchener to Toronto?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Kitchener to Toronto that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, Book-a-Ride usually offers more choice, with 6 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Book-a-Ride61h 24m$21.01
FlixBus12h 15m$18.14
  • Book Book-a-Ride from Kitchener to Toronto from $17. There are 6 Book-a-Ride schedules from Kitchener to Toronto and you can expect on average to pay for a Book-a-Ride ticket to Toronto. In Kitchener, Book-a-Ride departs to Toronto from Sportsworld Xing 2 and 1 other station. In Toronto, Book-a-Ride arrives at 300 Borough Dr and 1 other station.

    An average trip on Book-a-Ride from Kitchener to Toronto takes 1 hours and 24 minutes , while the fastest available Book-a-Ride trip will get you to Toronto in 1 hours and 10 minutes .

    On weekends, Book-a-Ride offers 7 trips per day and you could expect to pay for a weekend getaway trip to Toronto.

  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 1 trips from Kitchener to Toronto, and usually makes the trip in about 2 hours and 15 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

The bus takes an average of one hour and 30 minutes to cover the 92 kilometers from Kitchener to Toronto. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 10 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Toronto at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Kitchener to Toronto, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from Kitchener to Toronto every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Kitchener to Toronto without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Kitchener to Toronto; ticket prices start at $26.44.

City Information


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Kitchener is a charming city in Southeastern Ontario with a rich cultural heritage that is full of surprises. History buffs can step back in time at Doon Heritage Village and Joseph Schneider Haus National Historic Site, two award-winning attractions evoking an agrarian lifestyle that characterized the area in the 19th and early-20th centuries. Parks and golf courses offer luscious green spaces, and Kitchener has also built a reputation as a popular skiing destination. The Huron Natural Area, located on the perimeter of the city, is an excellent way for outdoor enthusiasts to leave urban comforts behind and embrace the vast woodland surroundings typical of the region.

A product of the city's German community that dates back to the 1800s, Kitchener hosts an annual Oktoberfest—the largest festival of its kind outside of Bavaria and a must-visit event for beer lovers. A thriving theatre scene displays blockbuster shows as well as local productions in venues across the city, such as The Square.

The central Kitchener railway station provides efficient links to the likes of London and Toronto. Regional transport across the Waterloo region is provided by bus, while two nearby airports offer convenient air travel throughout Canada.


Toronto is one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, making it a great destination for travelers looking for a culturally unique experience. One of the most unique landmarks in the city is the Aga Khan Museum, which boasts a beautiful collection of Islamic, Iranian, and Muslim artifacts. If you are interested in art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is a definite must-see. For those who want to step away from the bustling city and seek the refuge of nature, take a ferry to Centre Isle, which offers plenty of activities such as biking or hiking.

Toronto’s food scene is vast and extremely vibrant due to the city’s multicultural nature. Bar Isabel is a local favorite that offers amazing Spanish dishes with a cozy vibe. For a more posh experience, head over to Alo Restaurant, which features a five-course tasting menu that will take you on a culinary ride.

The main bus station in the city is the Union Station Bus Terminal, served by various intercity bus services, including Greyhound and Ontario Northland. The main train station in Toronto is the adjacent Union Station, which is the hub for VIA Rail’s intercity services. The city’s airport is the Toronto Pearson International Airport, the busiest airport in Canada.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Kitchener?

Main departure station: Sportsworld Xing 2

Buses to Toronto leave from 3 stations in Kitchener.

All bus stations in Kitchener:

  • Sportsworld Xing 2

  • Kitchener

  • 1 Victoria St S Bus Stop

Where does the bus arrive in Toronto?

Main arrival station: 300 Borough Dr

Buses arrive in Toronto at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

Bus stations in Toronto:

  • 300 Borough Dr

  • Yorkdale - Nordstrom TTC Bus Stop

  • 55 Town Centre Court

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