Cheap train tickets from Toronto to Halifax

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How much are train tickets from Toronto to Halifax?

Lowest Price$171.05
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How much does a train ticket from Toronto to Halifax cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Toronto to Halifax were $171.81.

The best way to find cheap deals on train tickets from Toronto to Halifax is by booking earlier as most train companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 29 days out, tickets are on average $74.60 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the train ride from Toronto to Halifax?

The distance between Toronto and Halifax is approximately 785.89 miles, or 1264.45 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 29 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 29 hours and 2 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Toronto to Halifax?

On Thursday trains from Toronto to Halifax are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

VIA Rail has the most frequent connections between Toronto to Halifax

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Halifax. One train carrier operates regular service on the Toronto to Halifax route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Toronto to Halifax, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Toronto to Halifax, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train company connects Toronto to Halifax

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Toronto to Halifax start from $171.05, and on average cost $234.43. Daily there are 2 VIA Rail schedules to Halifax. VIA Rail in Toronto leaves from Guildwood Train Station and one other station. And in Halifax trains arrive at VIA Station,

From Toronto to Halifax train travel on VIA Rail takes 29 hours and 45 minutes. If you are looking to get to Halifax faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 29 hours and 2 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Halifax on a weekend there is typically one VIA Rail scheduled trip per day, which will cost $234.21 for a one-way weekend reservation from Toronto.

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Avg. Time
1d 5h 45m
Avg. Price
$234.43

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Halifax that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Toronto are:
  • Guildwood Train Station
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Halifax from Toronto. These are the busiest arriving stations in Halifax:
  • VIA Station