Cheap train tickets from Halifax to Toronto


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How much are train tickets from Halifax to Toronto?

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Fastest27h 59m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Halifax to Toronto?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Halifax 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 Halifax to Toronto was £100.27. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 21 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £27.31 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 ride from Halifax to Toronto?

The distance between Halifax and Toronto is approximately 785.89 miles, or 1264.45 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 29 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 27 hours and 59 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 is the busiest day for trains from Halifax to Toronto?

On Monday trains from Halifax 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.

Which train should you take from Halifax to Toronto?

Typically there are 3 scheduled trains per day. One train company currently travels from Halifax to Toronto.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but VIA Rail has the most regularly scheduled departures from Halifax to Toronto, with an average of 3 trips per day and 25 monthly trips.

Of the 3 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the train and boarding another train to complete your trip.

One train company connects Halifax to Toronto

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Halifax to Toronto start from £99.76, and on average cost £119.76. Daily there are 3 VIA Rail schedules to Toronto. VIA Rail in Halifax leaves from VIA Station, And in Toronto trains arrive at Union Station and one other train station.

From Halifax to Toronto train travel on VIA Rail takes 29 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Toronto faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 27 hours and 59 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £121.77 for a one-way train ticket to Toronto.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Halifax on their way to Toronto. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Halifax are:
  • VIA Station
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. These are the busiest arriving stations in Toronto:
  • Union Station
  • Guildwood Train Station