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Journey Information

There are 5 intercity buses per day from Toronto to Buffalo. Traveling by bus from Toronto to Buffalo usually takes around 3 hours and 33 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance59 mi (95 km)
Shortest duration2h 45m
Cheapest price$30.00
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Toronto to Buffalo

(Based on 13 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

Wendy

December 6, 2021- Vacation

OurBus

Pros: Driver was very informative and professional. Cons: The pick up location should be better marked. There were no signs, a little sketchy.

Pros: Driver was very informative and professional. Cons: The pick up location should be better marked. There were no signs, a little sketchy.

5.0

Dana

November 3, 2021- Vacation

OurBus

Pros: I loved the fact that there were delays but the driver still reaches to the destination timely! Cons: Passengers should have the option be able to stop in duty free. Tips: Hurry and book!

Pros: I loved the fact that there were delays but the driver still reaches to the destination timely! Cons: Passengers should have the option be able to stop in duty free. Tips: Hurry and book!

4.0

Ahmed

February 9, 2020- Visiting family

Megabus

Pros: Excellent bus, clean washrooms, nice driver. Cons: Wifi was not working.

Pros: Excellent bus, clean washrooms, nice driver. Cons: Wifi was not working.

4.0

Roshmi

January 31, 2020- Business

Megabus

It was simple and straightforward!

It was simple and straightforward!

5.0

Rina

October 8, 2019- Solo travel

Greyhound

Yes

Yes

How much is a bus ticket from Toronto to Buffalo?

$30.08 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

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Toronto to Buffalo is expected to range from $30 to $32. If you are looking to travel to Buffalo within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $30. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $30 and can be found on July 7, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Toronto to Buffalo by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for that route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $30 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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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 27 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $2.03 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Toronto to Buffalo?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Toronto to Buffalo that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, OurBus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways22h 45m$32.25
OurBus33h 43m$30.22
  • Adirondack Trailways

    Adirondack Trailways

    Book Adirondack Trailways from Toronto to Buffalo from $32. There are 2 trips per day offered by Adirondack Trailways from Toronto to Buffalo and you can expect on average to pay for a Adirondack Trailways ticket to Buffalo. In Toronto, Adirondack Trailways departs to Buffalo from Union Station . In Buffalo, Adirondack Trailways arrives at Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St .

    An average trip on Adirondack Trailways from Toronto to Buffalo takes 2 hours and 45 minutes .

    On weekends, Adirondack Trailways offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Buffalo.

  • OurBus

    OurBus

    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 $30, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Toronto to Buffalo if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Toronto to Buffalo during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the bus ride from Toronto to Buffalo?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 33 minutes to cover the 59 miles 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.

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

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, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Toronto?

The first bus leaves at 7:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Toronto to Buffalo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many bus departures serve Buffalo each day?

There are 5 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 $51.40.

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?

Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-0

Image credit: The City of Toronto

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Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-1

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Main departure station: Union Station

Union Station is the center of rail transportation in Toronto and Canada's busiest train terminal. First opened in 1927, the station underwent several redevelopment and renovation projects to reach its current state. In 1999, in recognition of the station's importance to transportation history, it was inducted into the North America Railway Hall of Fame. The current station is served by VIA Rail trains and local public transit. The station currently serves over 72 million commuters each year, and as much as 91% of all Toronto passengers pass through this station. Just walking through the station is the perfect way to get familiar with Toronto's locals!

All bus stations in Toronto:

  • Union Station

  • 55 Town Centre Court

  • 44 York St

  • Bishop Avenue

Where does the bus arrive in Buffalo?

Main arrival station: Buffalo-Niagara Intl Airport (Bus Parking Area)

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Buffalo.

All bus stations in Buffalo:

  • Buffalo-Niagara Intl Airport (Bus Parking Area)

  • Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St

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