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Toronto to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$39.99
Shortest Duration12h 20m
Trips per day3
Bus lines1
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Price trends for buses from Toronto to New York

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25JunJun

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

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

Is it safe to travel by bus from Toronto to New York right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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 is a bus ticket from Toronto to New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $44.28 was the low point for bus fares from Toronto to New York. Buses from New York to Toronto are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $44.28 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 12 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 342 miles (550 kilometers) from Toronto to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours and 20 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

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

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in New York. 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.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Toronto?

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Toronto to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Toronto to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 3 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 Toronto to New York; ticket prices start at $131.00.

What bus companies travel from Toronto to New York?

There is one bus company that operates from Toronto to New York. Megabus is the only company that connects the two cities by bus. Fortunately, it has multiple scheduled buses per day, so travelers still have a good amount of choice and flexibility.
BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Megabus312h 25m$52.59

Where does the bus leave from in Toronto?

Most buses depart from the main station in Toronto, Ontario:

  • Coach Term - 610 Bay St

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

All buses from Toronto arrive at one main station in New York, New York:

  • 7th Ave and W 27th St

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