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Journey Information

There are 34 intercity buses per day from Kingston to Toronto. Traveling by bus from Kingston to Toronto usually takes around 2 hours and 52 minutes, but the fastest Bookaride bus can make the trip in just one hour and 35 minutes.

Distance150 mi (241 km)
Shortest duration1h 35m
Cheapest price$12.00
Trips per day34
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines6

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Kingston to Toronto

(Based on 4 ratings and reviews)




July 11, 2023- Solo travel

Rider Express

Pros: Excellent, courteous and professional driver.. temperature in the bus was perfect ..I would use this company again in a heartbeat. Cons: If you served free beer..but seriously excellent company and I will use it again in the future. As far as the WI FI working or not, I didn't check. Was enjoying a good ol book.

How much is a bus ticket from Kingston to Toronto?

Bus tickets for a trip from Kingston to Toronto cost $13.20 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date


If you're planning to travel by bus from Kingston to Toronto in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $12 to $30. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on August 7, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Toronto this week, bus tickets are available starting at $16.

Monthly avg. prices

Taking the bus from Kingston to Toronto is usually cheapest in May, when the average ticket price is only $24. If you're planning to take the bus from Kingston to Toronto during October, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $37. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches


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 26 days in advance to save $18.95 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Kingston to Toronto?

There are 6 bus lines from Kingston to Toronto available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 15 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
Book-a-Ride52h 45m$28.53
Bookaride52h 45m$32.22
FlixBus US153h 7m$31.17
OurBus72h 48m$15.45
Red Arrow Motorcoach22h 50m$27.63
Rider Express72h 52m$23.59
  • Book-a-Ride is a Canadian bus company that plays a vital role in the country's public transportation infrastructure. With numerous routes connecting cities across Canada, including daily connections from Ottawa to Toronto, and Ottawa to Kingston. Onboard amenities on Book-a-Ride coaches include air conditioning, restrooms, power outlets, and Wi-Fi connectivity, ensuring a comfortable and connected journey for passengers. With an average of daily trips and extra legroom in seats, Book-a-Ride provides reliable and comfortable transportation for travelers throughout Canada.

  • Book Bookaride from Kingston to Toronto from $32. There are 5 trips per day offered by Bookaride from Kingston to Toronto and you can expect on average to pay for a Bookaride ticket to Toronto. In Kingston, Bookaride departs to Toronto from 1141 Division St . In Toronto, Bookaride arrives at Scarborough Town Ctr and one other station.

    An average trip on Bookaride from Kingston to Toronto takes 2 hours and 45 minutes , while the fastest available Bookaride trip will get you to Toronto in 1 hours and 35 minutes .

    On weekends, Bookaride offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Toronto.

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

  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $12, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Kingston to Toronto if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

  • Red Arrow buses connect popular destinations throughout Alberta in luxurious buses with the best amenities. Passengers enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, movies, power outlets, and extra legroom. Free water and snacks available for purchase round out the high-end vehicle's offerings. Red Arrow runs 2 trips each day from Kingston to Toronto, and tickets on this route usually cost about .

  • Rider Express is a bus company with services across several provinces in Canada with daily stops at major cities like Regina, Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. Rider Express is known for their friendly customer service, the cleanliness of vehicles, and the onboard WiFi.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 2 hours and 52 minutes to cover the 150 miles from Kingston to Toronto. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 35 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Toronto. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, 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 2:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Kingston to Toronto, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 34 scheduled buses that travel from Kingston 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 Kingston to Toronto without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Kingston to Toronto; ticket prices start at $36.49.

City Information


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Kingston is a beautiful lake city where the past and present intermingle at every turn, offering visitors of all ages and interests something to enjoy. History enthusiasts should visit Fort Henry National Historic Site to see remnants of old military conquest. Next, head to Bellevue House, the former home of Canada's first Prime Minister and perhaps the best example of the old-world Victorian architecture in the city.

Located on the northern tip of Lake Ontario, Kingston is brimming with watersports, bike trails, and mountain hikes for those that want to immerse themselves in nature—the Thousand Islands National Park and Frontenac Provincial Park, situated just outside of the city, are two highlights.

Kingston also harbors a bustling urban culture comprising live music, antique markets, and culinary excellence that is best experienced simply by walking around and following your eyes and nose. Raise a glass in any of Kingston's award-winning wineries or microbreweries before heading downtown to dine at one of the many international restaurants.

The city is well-placed and offers easy connections via rail and bus to major urban centers like Toronto and Montreal. Norman Rogers Airport is the quickest way to get around regionally, while the historic Rideau Canal provides Ottawa-bound travelers a slower but incredibly scenic mode of transport.


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 Kingston?

Main departure station: Kingston

Buses to Toronto leave from 6 stations in Kingston.

All bus stations in Kingston:

  • Kingston

  • 1141 Division St

  • Esso Gas Station

  • Kingslake Plaza - 1165 Division St

  • Kingslake Plaza - A&W parking lot

  • Queens University

Where does the bus arrive in Toronto?

Main arrival station: 55 Town Centre Court

Buses arrive in Toronto at 9 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Toronto:

  • 55 Town Centre Court

  • Union Station Bus Terminal

  • Toronto (Bay St-Queen's Quay)

  • 44 York St

  • 300 Borough Dr

  • Union Station Bus Terminal

  • Scarborough Town Ctr

  • 300 Borough Dr

  • York Street Bus Stop

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