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Oshawa - Cornwall Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 7 daily trains from Oshawa to Cornwall. Traveling by train from Oshawa to Cornwall usually takes around 3 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 3 hours and 6 minutes.

Distance218 mi (351 km)
Fastest train3h 6m
Lowest price$52.95
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

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

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Oshawa to Cornwall was $77.54. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to Cornwall 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 $49.51.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Oshawa to Cornwall 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 $64,

If you're thinking of traveling from Oshawa to Cornwall during August, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $121 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in August, is to book your trip well in advance.

Which train should you take from Oshawa to Cornwall?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Oshawa to Cornwall. However, there are 7 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail73h 32m$99.18
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 7 daily trips between Oshawa and Cornwall. 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 Oshawa and Cornwall is approximately 218 miles, or 351 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 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.

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Oshawa to Cornwall. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Oshawa at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 7 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to Cornwall. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

City Information

Oshawa

Oshawa, ON - CAYOO-0

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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 Oshawa?

Oshawa VIA Station, Oshawa, ON - CAYOOVIA-0

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Main departure 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.

All train stations in Oshawa:

  • Oshawa

Where is the train station in Cornwall?

Main arrival station: Cornwall VIA Station

Cornwall has one train station.

Train stations in Cornwall:

  • Cornwall VIA Station

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