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There are 2 intercity buses per day from Toronto to Waterloo. Traveling by bus from Toronto to Waterloo usually takes around one hour and 45 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.
|Distance||58 mi (94 km)|
|Shortest duration||1h 45m|
|Trips per day||2|
|Most frequent service||FlixBus US|
How much is a bus ticket from Toronto to Waterloo?
$13.59 is the average price of a bus ticket from Toronto to Waterloo. 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.
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Prices as travel date approaches
Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 10 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$1.82 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
What bus companies travel from Toronto to Waterloo?
There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Toronto to Waterloo. FlixBus US is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.
|Bus||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|FlixBus US||2||1h 45m||$14.16|
FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from Toronto to Waterloo, and the average ticket for this route costs only .
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The bus takes an average of one hour and 45 minutes to cover the 94 kilometers from Toronto to Waterloo. 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.
"Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Toronto to Waterloo for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Waterloo, book your ticket for the last day of the week."
The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 2:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Toronto to Waterloo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
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.
Where does the bus leave from in Toronto?
Main departure station: Union Station Bus Terminal
Most buses depart from the main station in Toronto.
All bus stations in Toronto:
Union Station Bus Terminal
Where does the bus arrive in Waterloo?
Main arrival station: University of Waterloo
All buses from Toronto arrive at one main station in Waterloo.
Bus stations in Waterloo:
University of Waterloo
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