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Toronto to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$34.99
Shortest Duration11h 6m
Trips per day10
bus carriers2
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Toronto to New York
4.3
Based on 35 reviews

Based on 29 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 56 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.6
Staff
3.9
Value
3.4
Condition
4.1
Sheldon
4.0
February 7, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
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.
Keisha
4.0
January 3, 2020Vacation
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
Trussan
4.0
December 17, 2019Vacation
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.
Donnaven
5.0
December 13, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The driver had a good sense of humor. My passenger was great too.
Cons
Nothing, it provided what i needed.
Rebecca
4.0
November 15, 2019Visiting family
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

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
4.3
Condition
4.5
Oneil
4.0
September 23, 2019Regular commuter
Pros
Professional staff and safe driving
Cons
I was very satisfied
Tips
Pack snacks, headphones, travel pillows and sit back and enjoy the ride.
Prakash Chandra Karshanbhai
5.0
September 10, 2019Visiting family
Pros
I am very happy and glad to change to trip canada by your service in future also I will be traveling to canada by same service so happy
Cons
No comments but u can drop passenger near what they requested to get down be a cause from new your to destination is to costlly
Tips
No

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequent questions about traveling by bus from Toronto to New York.

How does taking the bus from Toronto to New York City compare to flying or driving?

Taking a bus from Toronto to New York City takes roughly 12 to 13 hours and costs an average of $50. If you were to drive on your own, the total drive time would be 8 to 10 hours. You’d have to pay around $25 in tolls, plus the cost to fill your gas tank along the way. Flying from Toronto to New York City only takes 1.5 to 2 hours, with plane tickets costing anywhere from $130 to more than $300.

Do you need your passport on the bus from Toronto to New York City?

Yes, you will need a passport or proof of citizenship. This may include an Enhanced Driver’s Licence or Enhanced Identity Card, or you can use a Trusted Traveler Program Card (such as FAST cards). Your ID will be checked before you get onto the bus. You will not be able to travel from Canada to the US (or vice versa) without a valid type of identification.

When you get to the US border, all passengers must get off with their belongings to pass through security. All unclaimed belongings will be removed by officials at this time.

How much does a bus ticket from Toronto to New York cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Toronto to New York were $52.59.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Toronto to New York is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 22 days out, tickets are on average $5.09 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Toronto to New York?

The distance between Toronto and New York is approximately 342.23 miles, or 550.62 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 12 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 6 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Toronto to New York?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Toronto to New York by bus is usually on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Thursday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Toronto to New York?

On average there are 10 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Toronto to New York, with an average of 8.148 trips per day and 124.25 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Toronto to New York. Of the 10 trips there are 8 trips that are direct connections to New York.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Toronto to New York start at $131.00.

2 carriers offer Toronto to New York bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Toronto to New York from $47.00. There are 8.147541 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Toronto to New York and you can expect on average to pay $54.19 for a Greyhound ticket to New York. In Toronto, Greyhound departs to New York from Coach Term - 610 Bay St, In New York, Greyhound arrives at Port Authority Bus Station and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Toronto to New York takes 13 hours and 18 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to New York in 11 hours and 6 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 8.352941 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $57.28 for a weekend trip to New York.

Avg. Time
13h 18m
Avg. Price
$54.19

Megabus

Book Megabus from Toronto to New York from $34.99. There are 2.366667 trips per day offered by Megabus from Toronto to New York and you can expect on average to pay $55.31 for a Megabus ticket to New York. In Toronto, Megabus departs to New York from Coach Term - 610 Bay St, In New York, Megabus arrives at 7th Ave and W 27th St,

An average trip on Megabus from Toronto to New York takes 12 hours and 10 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to New York in 11 hours and 6 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 3.125 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $59.10 for a weekend trip to New York.

Avg. Time
12h 10m
Avg. Price
$55.31

Plan your next adventure

Buses to New York depart from one main station in Toronto:
  • Coach Term - 610 Bay St
Buses arrive in New York at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in New York for trips arriving from Toronto:
  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • 7th Ave and W 27th St
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

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