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Journey Information

There are 23 intercity buses per day from Kitchener to Toronto. Traveling by bus from Kitchener to Toronto usually takes around one hour and 32 minutes, but the fastest Rider Express bus can make the trip in 55 minutes.

Distance57 mi (92 km)
Shortest duration0h 55m
Cheapest price$3.28
Trips per day23
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines5

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Kitchener to Toronto

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Kathie

July 23, 2023- Visiting family

Onex Bus

Easy, reasonable price,

How much is a bus ticket from Kitchener to Toronto?

Bus tickets for a trip from Kitchener to Toronto cost $13.37 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

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If you're planning to travel by bus from Kitchener to Toronto in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $14 to $15. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on February 26, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Toronto this week, bus tickets are available starting at $14.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the bus from Kitchener to Toronto is usually cheapest in February, when the average ticket price is only $12. If you're planning to take the bus from Kitchener to Toronto during July, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $16. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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 29 days in advance to save $0.16 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Kitchener to Toronto?

There are 5 bus lines from Kitchener to Toronto available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 9 daily trips, OurBus 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-Ride41h 49m$14.11
FlixBus US21h 49m$12.41
Onex Bus81h 27m$13.04
OurBus91h 32m$14.00
Rider Express21h 7m$10.38
  • 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.

  • 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 Kitchener to Toronto, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Passengers love traveling around Ontario with OneX Bus because their vehicles are always clean, comfortable, and air-conditioned. And while OneX Bus covers a lot of ground traveling across Canada, its service is very reliable and affordable.

  • 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 $14, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Kitchener to Toronto if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

  • 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 one hour and 32 minutes to cover the 57 miles from Kitchener to Toronto. However, the fastest bus only takes 55 minutes. 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 Kitchener to Toronto 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 Toronto, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

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

There are 23 scheduled buses that travel from Kitchener 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 Kitchener to Toronto without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Kitchener to Toronto; ticket prices start at $19.90.

City Information

Kitchener

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Kitchener is a charming city in Southeastern Ontario with a rich cultural heritage that is full of surprises. History buffs can step back in time at Doon Heritage Village and Joseph Schneider Haus National Historic Site, two award-winning attractions evoking an agrarian lifestyle that characterized the area in the 19th and early-20th centuries. Parks and golf courses offer luscious green spaces, and Kitchener has also built a reputation as a popular skiing destination. The Huron Natural Area, located on the perimeter of the city, is an excellent way for outdoor enthusiasts to leave urban comforts behind and embrace the vast woodland surroundings typical of the region.

A product of the city's German community that dates back to the 1800s, Kitchener hosts an annual Oktoberfest—the largest festival of its kind outside of Bavaria and a must-visit event for beer lovers. A thriving theatre scene displays blockbuster shows as well as local productions in venues across the city, such as The Square.

The central Kitchener railway station provides efficient links to the likes of London and Toronto. Regional transport across the Waterloo region is provided by bus, while two nearby airports offer convenient air travel throughout Canada.

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 Kitchener?

Main departure station: Kitchener

Buses to Toronto leave from 4 stations in Kitchener.

All bus stations in Kitchener:

  • Kitchener

  • Sportsworld Xing 2

  • 65 Sportsworld Xing Rd

  • 1 Victoria St S Bus Stop

Where does the bus arrive in Toronto?

Main arrival station: 44 York St

Buses arrive in Toronto at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Toronto:

  • 44 York St

  • Toronto (Bay St-Queen's Quay)

  • Union Station Bus Terminal

  • Union Station Bus Terminal

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