Trains from Brampton to Sarnia

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Brampton - Sarnia Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Brampton to Sarnia. Traveling by train from Brampton to Sarnia usually takes around 4 hours and 6 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance143 mi (230 km)
Fastest train4h 6m
Lowest price$46.89
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Brampton to Sarnia?

In the last month, $46.97 was the average price of a train ticket from Brampton to Sarnia. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 7 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $40.25 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Brampton to Sarnia by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for April. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$49 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Brampton to Sarnia in October, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$79 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Brampton to Sarnia?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Brampton to Sarnia. 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 Rail14h 6m$71.93
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Brampton and Sarnia. In addition to being completely green-certified, VIA Rail’s new, state-of-the-art trains feature amenities such as free reliable Wi-Fi, wide aisles, ergonomic seats, and wheelchair lifts in every accessible car. VIA Rail is known for its unparalleled customer service and snazzy black and yellow paint scheme.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Brampton to Sarnia during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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 train journey from Brampton to Sarnia?

The distance between Brampton and Sarnia is approximately 143 miles, or 230 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 6 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 Brampton to Sarnia are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Sunday 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 Brampton at 6:00pm and arrives in Sarnia around 4 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Brampton to Sarnia?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Sarnia 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 Sarnia to Brampton.

City Information

Brampton

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Part of the Greater Toronto Area, Brampton is a suburban city featuring many key attractions that should tempt you away from Toronto for a couple of days. Get to know celebrities hailing from the city along the Brampton Arts Walk of Fame, then visit the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) for a unique insight into the region's cultural and artistic history. Brampton is not short on natural space, with dozens of pleasant urban parks, several sprawling conservation areas, and, to the northeast of the city, the must-see earthy hues of the Cheltenham Badlands.

The city is known for its extensive shopping facilities; shop ‘til you drop at one of Brampton's many impressive malls, including Bramalea City Centre, one of Canada's biggest malls. Various craft breweries and the summertime Brampton Farmers' Market serve up local flavors for those that prefer to drink and eat their way through the city.

The Brampton GO Station and the adjoining Downtown Terminal provide regional rail and bus services from Brampton. National and intercontinental air travel is available from the Toronto Pearson International Airport, a short 15-minute ride away from the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Brampton?

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Main departure station: Brampton VIA Station

The Brampton VIA Rail station is located in downtown Brampton at 27 Church Street West. Local GO Transit and Brampton Transit buses connect this station to the Downtown Brampton Terminal for travelers continuing their travels by bus. This historic station first opened in 1856 along the Grand Trunk Railway line between Toronto and London. The current building, complete with a turreted entrance and large arching windows, dates to 1907. The station has three fairly spacious parking lots and restrooms. Aria Bistro & Lounge and The Keg Steakhouse + Bar are two popular restaurants near the station.

All train stations in Brampton:

  • Brampton VIA Station

Where is the train station in Sarnia?

Main arrival station: Sarnia VIA Station

Sarnia has one train station.

Train stations in Sarnia:

  • Sarnia VIA Station

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