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Journey Information

There are 12 intercity buses per day from Toronto to Buffalo. Traveling by bus from Toronto to Buffalo usually takes around 3 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance59 mi (95 km)
Shortest duration2h 45m
Cheapest price$26.45
Trips per day12
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Toronto to Buffalo

(Based on 25 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Tenika

February 17, 2024- Solo travel

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Fast and smooth. Cons: No. Tips: No.

5.0

Ivar

July 17, 2023- Visiting family

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Very friendly driver. Easy to communicate with him and ask him questions. The bus was on time. There was no problem with stowing the luggage. The driver helped us with it all along. There was a lot of space on the bus. The seats were comfortable and clean. Cons: To be honest nothing.

4.0

Alexander

July 8, 2023- Vacation

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Super Tip Top one week later again. Thank you. Tips: Great bus station in Toronto, very modern.

4.0

Michelle

April 22, 2023- Visiting family

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: The driver was helpful. Allowed me to know all of my information and also helped where he saw fit. I took two buses and it was good knowing he was able to help me. The the lady at the counter in Buffalo also tremendously helped me as well as I was still in confusion of what to do and how to do it. Cons: The seats were spacious. And the outlet was an excellent touch. Tips: Come rested especially if you’re taking an early morning or a late night ride.

5.0

Melbrine Montano

October 17, 2022- Visiting friends

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Being a first-timer to used bus going to Buffalo, USA, was indeed a great experienced. Everything just turns good. I didn't expect that I'm gonna be so comfortable😍. Looking forward to do this again. Thumbs up👍. Cons: Nothing to say..just keep up the good service.. Tips: Be comfortable as you can and bring some nuts or cookies to munch and ofcourse water..😉.

How much is a bus ticket from Toronto to Buffalo?

$31.71 is the average price of a bus ticket from Toronto to Buffalo. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. 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.

Average prices by travel date

$41$27$14FebMar

Bus tickets from Toronto to Buffalo are expected to cost between $31 and $37 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Buffalo within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $31. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

$68$54$41$27$14AMJJASONDJFM

The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in February. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $31 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Toronto to Buffalo in August, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $41 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$68$54$41$27$143020100

The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 24 days in advance to save $5.35 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Toronto to Buffalo?

There are 3 bus lines from Toronto to Buffalo available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 daily trips, FlixBus US usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways23h 20m$30.42
FlixBus US53h 36m$36.29
Greyhound52h 59m$32.92
  • Adirondack Trailways connects areas in New York such as the Adirondacks and Hudson Valley with New York City, serving a total of 94 cities. Some of its top routes include those going to Albany, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Onboard, Adirondack Trailways vehicles have Wi-Fi for internet connectivity on the move and additional amenities, including power outlets, restrooms, air conditioning, overhead lighting, and reclinable seats with footrests.

  • 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 5 trips per day from Toronto to Buffalo, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 5 bus trips from Toronto to Buffalo every day, with the average journey taking around 2 hours and 59 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Buffalo usually start from $26.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 95 kilometers from Toronto to Buffalo. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 45 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. 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.

Because many passengers travel from Toronto to Buffalo at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Toronto to Buffalo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Toronto to Buffalo 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 Toronto to Buffalo without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Toronto to Buffalo; ticket prices start at $69.75.

City Information

Toronto

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.

Buffalo

Buffalo is a great budget destination that will not burn through your pocket. Located just a few hours’ drive away from Niagara Falls, the city serves as a transportation hub for tourists who want to marvel at the sights of the famous landmark. Visitors can either enjoy the tour from a boat, or walk around the section behind the falls themselves. If you opt for a more idyllic and peaceful destination instead, Forest Lawn is a good choice. A beautiful cemetery that is far from the hustle and bustle of the big city, the destination is a perfect spot for a picnic. As the day winds down to an end, don’t hesitate to attend a performance at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, which features lavish interiors as well as amazing Broadway shows.

Buffalo’s chicken wings are the city’s trademark dish, and tourists who wish to grab a bite could do so at Duff’s Famous Wings or Anchor Bar. For a wider selection, The Left Bank is an even better option.

The principal bus station in Buffalo is the Metropolitan Transportation Center downtown. Travelers can catch buses by Greyhound, New York Trailways, Fullington Trailways and Barons Bus Lines from this station. The main Amtrak train station in Buffalo is located on Exchange St not too far from the bus station. Buffalo is served by Amtrak’s Empire Service and Maple Leaf lines. The city’s principal airport is the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, which is located in the suburb area of Cheektowaga. The city is also served by the nearby Niagara Falls International Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Toronto?

Main departure station: Union Station Bus Terminal

Buses to Buffalo leave from 3 stations in Toronto.

All bus stations in Toronto:

  • Union Station Bus Terminal

  • 55 Town Centre Court

  • Union Station

Where does the bus arrive in Buffalo?

Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St  - BNYMEG-0

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Main arrival station: Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St

The Downtown Terminal in Buffalo is the center of bus transportation in the city. The terminal currently serves many intercity bus lines such as Greyhound, FlixBus, Fullington Trailways, Barons Bus Lines, and New York Trailways. The station offers vending machines and even a Tim Horton’s for a taste of Canada’s favorite coffee and donuts. Situated in the heart of downtown Buffalo, travelers can easily access restaurants, hotels, or the Amtrak station on Exchange Street to continue their travels.

Bus stations in Buffalo:

  • Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St

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