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Cornwall - Kingston Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

6 trains operate daily from Cornwall to Kingston. The train trip from Cornwall to Kingston is usually about one hour and 23 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest VIA Rail train can get you there in as little as one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance102 mi (164 km)
Fastest train1h 15m
Lowest price$54.17
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Cornwall to Kingston?

In the last month, $61.80 was the average price of a train ticket from Cornwall to Kingston. 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 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $13.71 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during March. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Cornwall to Kingston, with the average price at just $62. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in August, when the average price goes up to $81. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Which train should you take from Cornwall to Kingston?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Cornwall to Kingston. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail61h 24m$75.15
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 6 daily trips between Cornwall and Kingston. 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 Cornwall and Kingston is approximately 102 miles, or 164 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 23 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 15 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Trains departing from Cornwall to Kingston tend to have the most passengers on Tuesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Tuesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Sunday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Cornwall at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 6 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Cornwall to Kingston.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Kingston to Cornwall.

City Information

Kingston

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Kingston is a beautiful lake city where the past and present intermingle at every turn, offering visitors of all ages and interests something to enjoy. History enthusiasts should visit Fort Henry National Historic Site to see remnants of old military conquest. Next, head to Bellevue House, the former home of Canada's first Prime Minister and perhaps the best example of the old-world Victorian architecture in the city.

Located on the northern tip of Lake Ontario, Kingston is brimming with watersports, bike trails, and mountain hikes for those that want to immerse themselves in nature—the Thousand Islands National Park and Frontenac Provincial Park, situated just outside of the city, are two highlights.

Kingston also harbors a bustling urban culture comprising live music, antique markets, and culinary excellence that is best experienced simply by walking around and following your eyes and nose. Raise a glass in any of Kingston's award-winning wineries or microbreweries before heading downtown to dine at one of the many international restaurants.

The city is well-placed and offers easy connections via rail and bus to major urban centers like Toronto and Montreal. Norman Rogers Airport is the quickest way to get around regionally, while the historic Rideau Canal provides Ottawa-bound travelers a slower but incredibly scenic mode of transport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Cornwall?

Main departure station: Cornwall VIA Station

There is one train station in Cornwall.

All train stations in Cornwall:

  • Cornwall VIA Station

Where is the train station in Kingston?

Kingston VIA Station, Kingston, ON - CAXEGVIA-0

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Kingston VIA Station, Kingston, ON - CAXEGVIA-1

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Main arrival station: Kingston Train Station

Opened in 1974, the Kingston VIA Rail Station is the principal intercity rail transportation hub in Kingston, offering rail services throughout Ontario. The station is currently served by two VIA Rail lines: Toronto-Ottawa and Toronto-Montreal. Public restrooms, vending machines, a snack bar, and wheelchair access points are just some of the station's amenities. The station also offers both long-term and short-term parking slots.

Train stations in Kingston:

  • Kingston Train Station

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