Cheap train tickets from Vancouver, BC to Toronto

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How much are train tickets from Vancouver, BC to Toronto?

Lowest Price£226.69
Fastest77h 11m
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How much does a train ticket from Vancouver, BC to Toronto cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Vancouver to Toronto were £269.25.

The best way to find cheap deals on train tickets from Vancouver to Toronto is by booking earlier as most train companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 9 days out, tickets are on average £80.25 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the train ride from Vancouver, BC to Toronto?

The distance between Vancouver and Toronto is approximately 2088.31 miles, or 3359.97 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 82 hours and 39 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 77 hours and 11 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's the best day to take the train from Vancouver to Toronto?

If you want to avoid a crowded train, Wednesday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Vancouver to Toronto.

In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Saturday. If you are planning to book travel for Saturday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.

Which train should you take from Vancouver to Toronto?

Typically there is one train schedules per day. 2 train companies serve the route from Vancouver to Toronto.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Amtrak has the most regularly scheduled departures from Vancouver, BC to Toronto, with an average of 0 trip per day and 15 monthly trips.

Of the 1 trip there is one direct trip available per day.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Vancouver, BC to Toronto, which start at £6,923.82.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Vancouver to Toronto

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Vancouver to Toronto start from £226.69, and on average cost £317.81. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Toronto. Amtrak in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Toronto trains arrive at Union Station,

From Vancouver to Toronto train travel on Amtrak takes 77 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Toronto faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 77 hours and 11 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Toronto on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost £301.84 for a one-way weekend reservation from Vancouver.

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Avg. Time
3d 5h 13m
Avg. Price
£317.81

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Vancouver to Toronto start from £228.38, and on average cost £254.72. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Toronto. VIA Rail in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Toronto trains arrive at Union Station,

From Vancouver to Toronto train travel on VIA Rail takes 92 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Toronto faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 77 hours and 11 minutes.

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WiFi
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Extra legroom
Power point
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Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3d 20h 33m
Avg. Price
£254.72

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Toronto. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Vancouver are:
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Toronto from Vancouver. These are the busiest arriving stations in Toronto:
  • Union Station