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Toronto-New York Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

Toronto to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$53.40
Fastest time12h 20m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1

Toronto to New York Route Map

Toronto New York

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Toronto to New York right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Toronto to New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $53.40 was the low point for bus fares from Toronto to New York. Buses from New York to Toronto are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $53.40 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 12 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 342 miles (550 kilometers) from Toronto, ON to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 20 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Toronto?

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Toronto to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Toronto to New York 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 Ontario to New York without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Toronto to New York; ticket prices start at $174.94.

What bus companies travel from Toronto to New York?

There is one bus company that operates from Toronto to New York. Megabus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus312h 25m$69.58

Where does the bus leave from in Toronto?

Most buses depart from the main station in Toronto, Ontario:

  • Coach Term - 610 Bay St

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

All buses from Toronto arrive at one main station in New York, New York:

  • 7th Ave and W 27th St

Price trends for buses from Toronto to New York

Average prices by travel date

$100$67$33JunJun

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Toronto, ON to New York, NY

(Based on 35 ratings and reviews)

4.3

4.0

Sheldon

February 7, 2020 - Visiting friends

Greyhound

There was a crazy snow storm and the bus driver we had was amazing. I'm just happy we all made it safe and sound to our destination.There was a crazy snow storm and the bus driver we had was amazing. I'm just happy we all made it safe and sound to our destination.

4.0

Keisha

January 3, 2020 - Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: Even though we left an hour late, we arrived on time in New York. Cons: While we were waiting to leave, more communication as bus was an hour late. Pros: Even though we left an hour late, we arrived on time in New York. Cons: While we were waiting to leave, more communication as bus was an hour late.

4.0

Trussan

December 17, 2019 - Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: The bus was on schedule and on time. Cons: The American bus driver at the Buffalo/Syracuse stop was very rude, impatient, and unprofessional! Not good for business... Tips: Wear comfortable attire. Pros: The bus was on schedule and on time. Cons: The American bus driver at the Buffalo/Syracuse stop was very rude, impatient, and unprofessional! Not good for business... Tips: Wear comfortable attire.

5.0

Donnaven

December 13, 2019 - Solo travel

Greyhound

Pros: The driver had a good sense of humor. My passenger was great too. Cons: Nothing, it provided what i needed. Pros: The driver had a good sense of humor. My passenger was great too. Cons: Nothing, it provided what i needed.

4.0

Rebecca

November 15, 2019 - Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: Safe driving. Cons: Communication, we were told that we would go straight on one bus and then waited to find out that the driver left and we’ll have to move to another bus. Pros: Safe driving. Cons: Communication, we were told that we would go straight on one bus and then waited to find out that the driver left and we’ll have to move to another bus.

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