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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Edmonton to Toronto?

Lowest Price$308.50
Fastest Train64h 39m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Edmonton to Toronto 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 train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Edmonton to Toronto?

In the last month, $308.50 was the average price of a train ticket from Edmonton, AB to Toronto, ON. Given how far apart Edmonton and Toronto are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Edmonton to Toronto?

The distance between Edmonton and Toronto is approximately 1681 miles, or 2705 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 64 hours and 39 minutes,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Edmonton to Toronto are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Edmonton at 7:00pm and arrives in Toronto around 64 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Edmonton to Toronto?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Toronto with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Toronto to Edmonton.

Which train should you take from Edmonton to Toronto?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Edmonton, Alberta to Toronto, Ontario. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail12d 16h 40m$308.50

VIA Rail train tickets from Edmonton to Toronto start from $309, and on average cost $309. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Toronto. VIA Rail in Edmonton leaves from VIA Station, And in Toronto trains arrive at Union Station, From Edmonton to Toronto train travel on VIA Rail takes 64 hours and 40 minutes. If you are looking to get to Toronto faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 64 hours and 39 minutes.

Where is the train station in Edmonton?

There is one train station in Edmonton:

  • VIA Station

Where is the train station in Toronto?

Toronto has one train station:

  • Union Station

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Edmonton, AB to Toronto, ON

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)




June 23, 2019 - Business

VIA Rail

Pros: I liked the seat, the seat was comfortable, we had stops to take fresh air, the food was good when I bought it. Cons: I wish there was an option to pay with Debit Card, I was missing that a lot. Or even Phone pay if possible. Everything else is good. Tips: This s... Pros: I liked the seat, the seat was comfortable, we had stops to take fresh air, the food was good when I bought it. Cons: I wish there was an option to pay with Debit Card, I was missing that a lot. Or even Phone pay if possible. Everything else is good. Tips: This should be obvious but bring stuff you can sleep with, toothbrush and food. That's it.More

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