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Windsor - Brantford Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Windsor to Brantford. Traveling by train from Windsor to Brantford usually takes around 3 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 2 hours and 53 minutes.

Distance152 mi (244 km)
Fastest train2h 53m
Lowest price$63.09
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Windsor to Brantford

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Paula

August 6, 2023- Visiting family

VIA Rail

Pros: It was stress free. Cons: A charging outlet at each seat would be great. And less bothersome to your seat mate. Tips: Relax and enjoy.

What is the price of a train ticket from Windsor to Brantford?

In the last month, $78.87 was the average price of a train ticket from Windsor to Brantford. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 3 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $30.86 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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Mark your calendar for May if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Windsor to Brantford. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $60. If you're planning a trip from Windsor to Brantford during December, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $78 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Which train should you take from Windsor to Brantford?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Windsor to Brantford. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail33h 2m$83.22
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 3 daily trips between Windsor and Brantford. 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 Windsor and Brantford is approximately 152 miles, or 244 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 53 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

Trains from Windsor to Brantford 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.

The earliest train departs Windsor at 5:00am 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 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Windsor to Brantford.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Brantford to Windsor.

City Information

Windsor

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Windsor is a vibrant urban community brimming with first-rate entertainment, luscious green space, and cultural delights—a city where there truly is something for everyone. Visitors can step back in time and experience Windsor's rich history through the ages at the Chimczuk Museum, Willistead Manor, and Mackenzie Hall. With 215 parks, the city is also a haven for outdoor recreation; but nowhere is better than the iconic Windsor waterfront, where strollers are spoiled for choice by a number of world-class gardens, the Ojibway Nature Centre, and theWindsor Sculpture Centre.

Known as a melting pot, Windsor is home to an eclectic blend of artistic styles and culinary surprises. For those who want a real taste of the city, catch a theatre performance at one of the many elite venues dotted around Windsor before hitting downtown to satisfy your appetite with a selection of delicious international foods.

Located across the river from Detroit, Windsor forms one half of the International Gateway between Canada and the U.S.—the second busiest border crossing in North America. The city also acts as a major jump-off point for national travel deeper into Canada via Toronto and beyond.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Windsor?

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Main departure station: Windsor

Windsor's VIA Rail Station is located on Walker Road, and it is the center of intercity rail services in Windsor. The station opened in 1961, and it received substantial renovations in 2012. The current station features three tracks. Eight daily VIA Rail trains serve the Windsor-Toronto line that originates in Windsor. The station is the seventh busiest rail station in the country, so rush hour can mean a lot of foot traffic through the station. The station's amenities include a lounge, public restrooms, parking spots, and easy access points for people with disabilities.

All train stations in Windsor:

  • Windsor

Where is the train station in Brantford?

Main arrival station: Brantford VIA Station

Brantford has one train station.

Train stations in Brantford:

  • Brantford VIA Station

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