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Journey Information

There are 17 intercity buses per day from New York to Toronto. Traveling by bus from New York to Toronto usually takes around 14 hours and 17 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 10 hours and 15 minutes.

Distance342 mi (550 km)
Shortest duration10h 15m
Cheapest price$63.37
Trips per day9
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Toronto

(Based on 83 ratings and reviews)

4.6

4.0

Emma

March 20, 2024- Visiting friends

FlixBus US

Pros: Friendly staff, smooth process and on time. Cons: Toilet was out of order before journey began, wifi not working. Tips: Wear comfortable clothes.

4.0

Mahendrakumar

January 13, 2024- Visiting friends

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Driver was driving bus in good manner. Cons: For long journey , I would recommend to put some new buses with good condition seats. Tips: N/A.

5.0

Mitchel

December 23, 2023- Visiting friends

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: All was in great standing except the time of departure was too long await & the ticket prices is too expensive. Cons: Be punctual on departure! Charge a bit less on fares $$$¢$$$. Tips: Just be friendly customer & expect relaxation travel 🧳.

4.0

Olayinka

September 19, 2023- Vacation

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Is a long trip. Cons: Yes with bathroom it was dirty even the second bus too it was dirty.

5.0

Jose

September 1, 2023- Visiting family

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: The driver was polite and kind, he was friendly. Cons: Keeping bags for trash would be nice. Tips: Try to book early.

New York to Toronto Route Map

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

$112.11 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Toronto. While it’s on the pricier side for a bus ticket, taking the bus is still a cheaper alternative to flying. 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

$184$123$61MayJun

Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from New York to Toronto is expected to be between $98 and $173. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is June 5, 2024, when tickets are available for June 5, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $121.

Monthly average prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from New York to Toronto, mark your calendar for May. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $110. However, taking the bus from New York to Toronto during August is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $154. The best way to find deals on a trip in August is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches

$205$164$123$82$413020100

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 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save C$62.93 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Toronto?

There are 3 bus lines from New York to Toronto available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 7 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 Trailways211h 12m$148.51
FlixBus US713h 2m$138.88
Greyhound716h 1m$135.02
  • 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 7 trips per day from New York to Toronto, 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 7 bus trips from New York to Toronto every day, with the average journey taking around 16 hours and 1 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Toronto usually start from $63.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 14 hours and 17 minutes to cover the 550 kilometers from New York to Toronto. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 15 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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, 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 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Toronto, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 17 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Toronto every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 9 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Toronto; ticket prices start at $178.67.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

New York Midtown (31st St & 8th Ave) Bus stop - NYCGOB2-0

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Main departure station: 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

Buses to Toronto leave from 5 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Toronto?

Main arrival station: Union Station Bus Terminal

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

Bus stations in Toronto:

  • Union Station Bus Terminal

  • 55 Town Centre Court

  • Union Station

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