Cheap Toronto to Québec train tickets


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Lowest Price$74.51
Fastest9h 2m
Daily Schedules17
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Overall score for Toronto to Québec
Based on 6 reviews
VIA Rail
Based on 6 reviews
Based on 6 reviewsOverviewUsers that traveled with VIA Rail report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.Ratings (Out of 5)
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October 1, 2019Vacation
Great views and comfortable seats Wonderful staff
Make sure you get at the right stop We got off at the wrong Quebec stop but the staff held the train and let us back on
October 4, 2019Vacation
Nice scenery, comfortable seats - sure beats a plane!
VERY BUMPY - track maintenance not very good.
A nice alternative to flying!
July 17, 2019Vacation
Sorry but it was delaid almost 1 h between Toronto and Ottawa.
June 19, 2019Vacation
Friendly staff. Clean area.
The wifi connection was pretty slow when there have been a lot of passengers.
June 2, 2019Visiting family
Tout était parfait et à l’heure
Rien sauf que les prix sont assez élevés

What is the best time of year to visit Québec City?

There are a couple of times a year that are considered best for visiting Québec City. To enjoy the city in warmer weather, consider visiting between the months of June and September. To enjoy the holiday magic of Québec City, consider visiting in November, December or January. In general, festivals and events are numerous in both summer and winter.

What train goes from Toronto to Québec City?

VIA Rail Canada goes from Toronto to Québec City. VIA Rail is the only company that offers cross–Canada train travel, allowing you to go from one end of Canada to the other. The ride between Toronto and Québec City averages about 11 hours, and tickets cost an average of CAD$116. There are 18 daily schedules for this route.

Do they speak English in Québec City?

Those who live in and around Québec City primarily speak French as a first language, yet most speak English as well. French is the region’s official language since the 1970s, although most locals are bilingual and can speak both languages.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Toronto to Québec ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Toronto to Québec is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Toronto to Québec was $103.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $100.93 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from Toronto to Québec ? What is the distance between Toronto to Québec ?

The distance between Toronto to Québec is 453.71 miles or 729.99 km. A train trip from Toronto to Québec typically takes 11 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Québec faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by VIA Rail. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 9 hours and 2 minutes to get from Toronto to Québec.

Going from Toronto to Québec by train takes over 11 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Thursday trains from Toronto to Québec 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 Québec

Typically there are 17 schedules to compare for your trip to Québec. One train carrier operates regular service on the Toronto to Québec route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Toronto to Québec, usually offering 17 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Toronto to Québec, 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 carrier connects Toronto to Québec

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Toronto to Québec start from $74.51, and on average cost $145.67. Daily there are 17 VIA Rail schedules to Québec. VIA Rail in Toronto leaves from Union Station and one other station. And in Québec trains arrive at Gare du Palais and one other train station.

From Toronto to Québec train travel on VIA Rail takes 11 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Québec faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 2 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 13 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $143.00 for a one-way train ticket to Québec.

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Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Québec that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Toronto serving this route is Union Station, Guildwood Train Station.
  • Union Station
  • Guildwood Train Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Québec. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Toronto serving this route is Gare du Palais, Sainte Foy Station.
  • Gare du Palais
  • Sainte Foy Station