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Brockville - Oshawa Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 8 daily train trips between Brockville and Oshawa. The average train journey from Brockville to Oshawa takes 2 hours and 46 minutes, but some VIA Rail train trips are as short as 2 hours and 34 minutes.

Distance165 mi (265 km)
Fastest train2h 34m
Lowest price$44.16
Trains per day8
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Brockville to Oshawa

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Roger

November 22, 2022- Business

VIA Rail

Pros: It was a good day to travel for work, for the winter. Cons: Only improve is time.

What is the price of a train ticket from Brockville to Oshawa?

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Brockville to Oshawa was $56.09. At this price, taking the train is the cheap and easy way to go. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Oshawa if you book your train tickets at least 15 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra $79.67.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Brockville to Oshawa often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in November when the average ticket price is only $79,

If you're thinking of traveling from Brockville to Oshawa during October, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $113 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in October, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Brockville to Oshawa?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Brockville to Oshawa. However, there are 8 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail82h 46m$84.67
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 8 daily trips between Brockville and Oshawa. 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

The distance between Brockville and Oshawa is approximately 165 miles, or 265 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 34 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Brockville to Oshawa on Friday. Tickets for Friday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Monday. Monday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Brockville at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 8 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Brockville to Oshawa.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Oshawa to Brockville.

City Information

Brockville

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With a population of only 21,000, Brockville is a small city that punches well above its weight in entertainment and adventure. It's a place where history is palpable everywhere, especially in the restored Brockville Railway Tunnel, the first of its kind in Canada, which leads walkers from the waterfront to the city's hub. Late Victorian and Edwardian era architecture is captured at the stately Fulford Place Museum and the world-famous castles that make up the Thousand Islands archipelago. With the St. Lawrence river on Brockville's doorstep, visitors can enjoy historic cruises through the region or get their feet wet with fishing, kayaking, and scuba diving.

Whether you're after comfort food or a healthy meal, Brockville's waterfront restaurant scene has got you covered. The city is also home to a handful of microbreweries and cideries that allow visitors to experience local culture in the form of a refreshing alcoholic beverage.

Situated upstream from Lake Ontario, Brockville is very well connected and easy to reach. It forms part of the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor and is served by VIA Rail connections to Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal.

Oshawa

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Oshawa is a vibrant city packed with history and heritage. A diverse pool of sites spotlight regional and national history, including the renowned Canadian Automotive Museum, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, and Parkwood National Historic Site—a lavish estate formerly owned by the founder of GM Canada. Situated along Lake Ontario, Oshawa also abounds with beautiful green spaces that make for peaceful waterside walks and bike rides. Trips to Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens and the local zoo are great ways to get up close and personal with nature.

The city has a thriving art scene that visitors can experience first-hand by attending a concert at the multi-purpose Tribute Community Centre, listening to the award-winning Ontario Philharmonic orchestra, or catching a live theatre performance at the historic Regent Theatre.

Local train services into Toronto and rail travel throughout Canada are available from the central Oshawa Station. Oshawa does have a small airport, but Toronto Pearson International Airport better serves travelers seeking long-distance transport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Brockville?

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Main departure station: Brockville VIA Station

Brockville, also known as the City of the 1000 Islands, is one of the oldest railway hubs in Canada. In 2009, VIA Rail built a new terminal to replace the historic 1872 Brockville station. The new station is located on Perth Street near downtown Brockville. Since the sweeping renovation, the station has been running trains from Toronto to Ottawa and Montreal. At the wheelchair-accessible station, you will find an indoor waiting area, restrooms, and telephones. Outside, there is an ample amount of parking space available. The station opens 30 minutes before the first train arrives for the day and closes 30 minutes after the last train departs. However, working hours may change due to unforeseen circumstances like local events, holidays, and extreme weather.

All train stations in Brockville:

  • Brockville VIA Station

Where is the train station in Oshawa?

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Main arrival station: Oshawa

First opened in 1856, the Oshawa VIA Rail Station is the center of intermodal transportation in Oshawa, offering passengers both rail and intercity bus services. The station was completely modernized in 2017 and now includes larger restrooms, accessible entrances, and vending machines. Rail service is fulfilled by VIA Rail, with destinations like Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa. The station's location southwest of downtown Oshawa is close to the Oshawa Centre shopping mall and Lakefront Park West.

Train stations in Oshawa:

  • Oshawa

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