Cheap Montreal to Toronto  train tickets

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How much are Montreal to Toronto train tickets?

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What is the fastest way to get from Montreal to Toronto?

The fastest way to get from Montreal to Toronto is to fly, with a direct flight averaging between 75 and 90 minutes. This is also the most expensive option, however, with tickets averaging about CA $130 and as high as almost CA $400. A train ride on VIA Rail Canada averages about 5 hours in duration, but is significantly cheaper at about CA $64 per ticket.

Is there a direct train between Montreal and Toronto?

Yes, there is a direct train between Montreal and Toronto. Operated by VIA Rail Canada, there are six daily trains that go directly from Montreal to Toronto. The fastest trip is about 5 hours in duration.

Where do you catch the train from Montreal to Toronto?

Catch the VIA Rail Canada at Gare Centrale (Central Station) in Montreal. This train station is located underground, beneath the Queen Elizabeth Hotel. The address of Gare Centrale is 895 Rue de la Gauchetière O.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Montreal to Toronto ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Montreal to Toronto 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 Montreal to Toronto was $64.00. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 20 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $30.02 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 Montreal to Toronto ? What is the distance between Montreal to Toronto ?

The distance between Montreal to Toronto is 313.51 miles or 504.42 km. A train trip from Montreal to Toronto typically takes 6 hours, If you are looking to get to Toronto faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by VIA Rail Canada. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 50 minutes to get from Montreal to Toronto.

Going from Montreal to Toronto by train takes over 6 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 Wednesday trains from Montreal to Toronto 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

VIA Rail Canada has the most frequent connections between Montreal to Toronto

Typically there are 13 schedules to compare for your trip to Toronto. One train carrier operates regular service on the Montreal to Toronto route. VIA Rail Canada offers the most scheduled departures between Montreal to Toronto, usually offering 13 trips per day. 7 train trips per day are direct connections to Toronto, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Montreal to Toronto, which start at $11,943.25.

One train carrier connects Montreal to Toronto

VIA Rail Canada

VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Montreal to Toronto start from $38.67, and on average cost $80.49. Daily there are 13 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Toronto. VIA Rail Canada in Montreal leaves from 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O, And in Toronto trains arrive at Union Station and one other train station.

From Montreal to Toronto train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 6 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Toronto faster, VIA Rail Canada offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail Canada offers 10 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $88.74 for a one-way train ticket to Toronto.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Montreal on their way to Toronto. The busiest departure station in Montreal serving this route is 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O.
  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Toronto. 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 Montreal serving this route is Union Station, VIA Station.
  • Union Station
  • VIA Station