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Bus Trip Information: New York to Toronto

There are 24 intercity buses per day from New York to Toronto. Traveling by bus from New York to Toronto usually takes around 15 hours and 28 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in 8 hours and 50 minutes.

Distance342 mi (550 km)
Shortest duration8h 50m
Cheapest price$49.00
Trips per day11
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines5

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from New York to Toronto

(Based on 77 ratings and reviews)




September 1, 2023- Visiting family

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: The driver was polite and kind, he was friendly. Cons: Keeping bags for trash would be nice. Tips: Try to book early.



August 24, 2023- Visiting friends

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Expectations were met. Cons: Better WiFi and offer movies. Tips: Good bus line.



July 21, 2023- Visiting family

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Good customer service. Cons: Softer seats. Tips: Pack some patience for traffic and if there is any issue with the bus.



July 10, 2023- Visiting friends

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Safe and fast n on time. Cons: I wish I knew luggage is free and no need to try to register n pay. Tips: Highly recommend to carry a small pillow.


Umair Irshad

July 5, 2023- Vacation

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Nice & clean looking bus. Peace & quiet environment. No disturbance and no delays. Friendly staff. Cons: The rest areas/ stopover areas did not have enough food options. The vending machines were either empty or broken. That can definitely be fixed.

New York to Toronto Route Map

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How much is a bus ticket from New York to Toronto?

Bus tickets for a trip from New York to Toronto cost $91.33 on average. While it’s a bit pricey for a bus ticket, it’s still significantly more cost-effective than flying. 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


If you're planning to travel by bus from New York to Toronto in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $86 to $114. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on October 4, 2023.

If you’re looking to travel to Toronto this week, bus tickets are available starting at $88.

Monthly average prices

Taking the bus from New York to Toronto is usually cheapest in June, when the average ticket price is only $81. If you're planning to take the bus from New York to Toronto during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $96. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches


Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 29 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $40.53 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Toronto?

There are 5 bus lines from New York to Toronto available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 9 daily trips, Greyhound 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
Adirondack Trailways612h 32m$101.95
FlixBus US812h 27m$115.33
Greyhound917h 7m$117.34
OurBus211h 33m$92.40
Ourbus111h 21m$110.68
  • Adirondack Trailways connects areas in New York such as the Adirondacks and Hudson Valley with New York City, serving a total of 94 cities. Some of its top routes include those going to Albany, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Onboard, Adirondack Trailways vehicles have Wi-Fi for internet connectivity on the move and additional amenities, including power outlets, restrooms, air conditioning, overhead lighting, and reclinable seats with footrests.

  • 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 8 trips per day from New York to Toronto, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 9 bus trips from New York to Toronto every day, with the average journey taking around 17 hours and 7 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Toronto usually start from $63.

  • 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 $49, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from New York to Toronto if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

  • Book Ourbus from New York to Toronto from $106. Typically there is one Ourbus schedule per day from New York to Toronto and you can expect on average to pay for a Ourbus ticket to Toronto. In New York, Ourbus departs to Toronto from GW Bridge Bus Station . In Toronto, Ourbus arrives at 44 York St .

    An average trip on Ourbus from New York to Toronto takes 11 hours and 21 minutes , while the fastest available Ourbus trip will get you to Toronto in 8 hours and 50 minutes .

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

The bus takes an average of 15 hours and 28 minutes to cover the 342 miles from New York to Toronto. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours and 50 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road 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.

Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday 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, 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.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Toronto, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 24 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Toronto every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 11 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 New York to Toronto; ticket prices start at $131.00.

City Information

New York


New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.


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 New York?

New York Midtown (31st St & 8th Ave) Bus stop - NYCGOB2-0

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Main departure station: 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

Buses to Toronto leave from 7 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • Port Authority - 301 W 41st St

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • Chinatown - 28 Allen St (eastside b/w Hester and Canal St)

  • GW Bridge Bus Station - Slip 2

Where does the bus arrive in Toronto?

Main arrival station: Union Station Bus Terminal

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

All bus stations in Toronto:

  • Union Station Bus Terminal

  • Union Station

  • 55 Town Centre Court

  • 44 York St

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