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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Buffalo to Toronto. Traveling by bus from Buffalo to Toronto usually takes around 3 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in 3 hours and 25 minutes.

Distance59 mi (95 km)
Shortest duration3h 25m
Cheapest price$25.00
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON

(Based on 6 ratings and reviews)

4.3

4.0

Winthrop

March 2, 2020- Solo travel

Megabus

Pros: Went to YYZ. Cons: Naah.

Pros: Went to YYZ. Cons: Naah.

4.0

Mahmadul

November 29, 2019- Visiting family

Greyhound

Pros: Scheduled on time. Cons: Courtesy. Tips: Look for the deals at wanderu.

Pros: Scheduled on time. Cons: Courtesy. Tips: Look for the deals at wanderu.

3.0

Rowena

June 13, 2019- Solo travel

Greyhound

Pros: at first theres wifi for like 1hr..then all the way to Toronro was off. Cons: make it cleaner n wifi. Tips: maybe.

Pros: at first theres wifi for like 1hr..then all the way to Toronro was off. Cons: make it cleaner n wifi. Tips: maybe.

Price trends for buses from Buffalo to Toronto

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What bus companies travel from Buffalo to Toronto?

There is one intercity bus company that operates from Buffalo to Toronto. OurBus is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
OurBus23h 40m$29.77
  • 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 $25, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Buffalo to Toronto if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need a passport when traveling from Buffalo to Toronto by bus?

A passport is required whenever you cross the United States–Canada border. Before crossing over into Canada, officials board the bus and review everyone's passport. The process typically moves pretty quickly, but you should be sure to have your passport on hand when taking this trip.

Is there a train from Buffalo to Toronto?

The Amtrak Maple Leaf offers 1 daily trip from Buffalo to Toronto. However, the trip is not direct, and requires a transfer in Niagara Falls. The average duration is 4 hours 27 minutes, with tickets averaging about $53.

What is the best way to travel from Buffalo to Toronto?

The best way to travel from Buffalo to Toronto is by bus. There are 16 direct buses per day on this route, meaning you won’t have to transfer like you would on the train. Tickets are also cheaper, averaging just $16. There are no direct flights between these two cities either, so taking a bus is truly the fastest option.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Buffalo to Toronto 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.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

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?

The bus takes an average of 3 hours and 39 minutes to cover the 59 miles from Buffalo to Toronto. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 25 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?

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus 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, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Buffalo?

The first bus leaves at 4:00pm and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Buffalo to Toronto, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Buffalo to Toronto. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Buffalo to Toronto; ticket prices start at $46.00.

City Information

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.

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 Buffalo?

Departure stations

Most buses depart from the main station in Buffalo.

Where does the bus arrive in Toronto?

Arrival stations

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

Bus stations in Toronto:

  • 44 York St

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