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Trains from Toronto to Belleville

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Trip Summary

There are 15 daily trains from Toronto to Belleville. Traveling by train from Toronto to Belleville usually takes around 2 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance106 mi (170 km)
Fastest train1h 15m
Lowest price$36.87
Trains per day25
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Toronto to Belleville?

In the last month, $50.67 was the average price of a train ticket from Toronto, ON to Belleville, ON. 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 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $24.87 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

$76$51$25NovDec

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Toronto to Belleville will vary between C$62 and C$75. Planning a train trip to Belleville within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Toronto over the next 7 days is C$67. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

$63$51$38$25$13DJFMAMJJASON

If you are trying to decide when to travel from Toronto to Belleville by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for November. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$48 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Toronto to Belleville in August, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$63 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.

Prices as travel date approaches

$95$76$57$38$193020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 17 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Belleville from Toronto will be about C$24.87 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Toronto to Belleville?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Toronto, Ontario to Belleville, Ontario. However, there are 15 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail152h 44m$56.71
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail train tickets from Toronto to Belleville start from $37, and on average cost . Daily there are 15 VIA Rail schedules to Belleville. VIA Rail in Toronto leaves from Union Station and one other station. And in Belleville trains arrive at Belleville VIA Station .

    From Toronto to Belleville train travel on VIA Rail takes 2 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to Belleville faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 15 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 26 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Belleville.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Toronto to Belleville 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 Toronto to Belleville?

The distance between Toronto and Belleville is approximately 106 miles, or 170 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 44 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Toronto to Belleville are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Toronto at 6:00am 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.

Is there a direct train from Toronto to Belleville?

There are 15 scheduled trains on most days. 25 of these are direct connections to Belleville. 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 Belleville to Toronto.

City Information

Toronto

Toronto is one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, making it a great destination for travelers looking for a culturally unique experience. One of the most unique landmarks in the city is the Aga Khan Museum, which boasts a beautiful collection of Islamic, Iranian, and Muslim artifacts. If you are interested in art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is a definite must-see. For those who want to step away from the bustling city and seek the refuge of nature, take a ferry to Centre Isle, which offers plenty of activities such as biking or hiking.

Toronto’s food scene is vast and extremely vibrant due to the city’s multicultural nature. Bar Isabel is a local favorite that offers amazing Spanish dishes with a cozy vibe. For a more posh experience, head over to Alo Restaurant, which features a five-course tasting menu that will take you on a culinary ride.

The main bus station in the city is the Union Station Bus Terminal, served by various intercity bus services, including Greyhound and Ontario Northland. The main train station in Toronto is the adjacent Union Station, which is the hub for VIA Rail’s intercity services. The city’s airport is the Toronto Pearson International Airport, the busiest airport in Canada.

Belleville

Belleville, ON - CAXVV-2

The biggest city in the Bay of Quinte, Belleville is a charming lakeside community that features a range of sights and activities appealing to everyone in the family. Walking around the city, you’ll notice grand buildings and stately facades from a forgotten era—nowhere is this more evident than the quaint Old East Hill Neighborhood, which boasts the Glanmore National Historic Site. This estate-turned-museum stands as a testament to Belleville's rich history. For outdoors lovers, the city's waterfront is lined with picturesque bayside trails and opportunities for sporting activities, while the various conservation areas bordering Belleville abound with unspoiled natural splendors.

Belleville's Historic Downtown District is the most happening place within the city. It's home to a great selection of shops, a multicultural roster of restaurants, vibrant street performances, and top entertainment venues. The Empire Theatre, which hosts live music and theatre productions, is the heartbeat of the city's arts scene.

More or less equidistant from Toronto and Ottawa, Belleville can be accessed from these two major urban centers on rail service from VIA Rail.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Toronto?

Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-0

Image credit: The City of Toronto

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Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-1

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Departure stations

Union Station is the center of rail transportation in Toronto and Canada's busiest train terminal. First opened in 1927, the station underwent several redevelopment and renovation projects to reach its current state. In 1999, in recognition of the station's importance to transportation history, it was inducted into the North America Railway Hall of Fame. The current station is served by VIA Rail trains and local public transit. The station currently serves over 72 million commuters each year, and as much as 91% of all Toronto passengers pass through this station. Just walking through the station is the perfect way to get familiar with Toronto's locals!

All train stations in Toronto:

  • Union Station

  • Guildwood Train Station

Where is the train station in Belleville?

Belleville VIA Station, Belleville, ON - CAXVVVIA-0

Image credit: Robert Taylor

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Arrival stations

The Belleville VIA Rail Station hosts incoming and outbound trains for the city. Established in 1856, the station underwent a major renovation project in 2012, adding more amenities such as access points for people with disabilities. The current station is served by two rail lines: The Toronto-Ottawa line and the Toronto-Montreal line. The station's additional amenities include paid permanent parking slots and a bicycle box. The station also features three tracks and two platforms to board the trains.

Train stations in Belleville:

  • Belleville VIA Station

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