Burlington to Chatham train
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There are 4 daily trains from Burlington to Chatham. Traveling by train from Burlington to Chatham usually takes around 2 hours and 42 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 2 hours and 34 minutes.
|Distance||137 mi (220 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 34m|
|Trains per day||4|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail|
Which train should you take from Burlington to Chatham?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Burlington to Chatham. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||4||2h 43m||£36.36|
VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 4 daily trips between Burlington and Chatham. 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.
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Trains from Burlington to Chatham 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 Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
The earliest train departs Burlington at 07:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. 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 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Burlington to Chatham.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Chatham to Burlington.
Burlington is a charming city with enviable access to natural beauty. Its biggest attraction is the celebrated Royal Botanical Gardens, the largest and perhaps most stunning garden in Canada, but Burlington has a lot more to offer. Walking through the historic downtown, marvel at the city's quaint architecture that features Gothic Revival mansions and old-world churches. Burlington also has various outdoor activities available for every type of adventurer, including gentle walks along the Lake Ontario waterfront, jaw-dropping hikes up the Niagara Escarpment, or adrenaline-fuelled rock climbs at Mount Nemo Conservation Area.
The city has a vibrant culinary scene featuring a range of high-quality eateries and several food-focused festivals such as Ribfest, which falls on Labor Day every year. Dozens of bars and nightclubs serve up live music late into the night for those looking for a party.
Just 30 miles from Toronto, Burlington is well-connected and benefits from its proximity to Canada's biggest city. The local VIA Rail station provides convenient rail links across the region, and Burlington is within driving distance of four different international airports.
Where is the train station in Burlington?
Main departure station: Aldershot Station - 1199 Waterdown Rd
Aldershot Station is Burlington's train station, located in the Aldershot neighbourhood slightly southwest of downtown. The station consists of a spacious waiting area with public restrooms and several platforms for long-distance VIA Rail trains and commuter GO Transit trains. The station has two large car parks, but it can sometimes be difficult to find a spot on weekdays. You can board VIA Rail's Windsor to Toronto line or Toronto to New York line from this station.
All train stations in Burlington:
Aldershot Station - 1199 Waterdown Rd
Where is the train station in Chatham?
Main arrival station: Chatham - 43 Edgar St
Chatham has one train station.
Train stations in Chatham:
Chatham - 43 Edgar St
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