Trains from Kitchener to Brampton

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Kitchener to Brampton. Traveling by train from Kitchener to Brampton usually takes around 55 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance42 mi (68 km)
Fastest train0h 55m
Lowest price£13.28
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Kitchener to Brampton?

In the last month, £13.28 was the average price of a train ticket from Kitchener to Brampton. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £8.05 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Kitchener to Brampton by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around £13 whenever you decide to board the train to Brampton.

Which train should you take from Kitchener to Brampton?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Kitchener to Brampton. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail10h 55m£16.33
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Kitchener and Brampton. 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

Is it safe to travel by train from Kitchener to Brampton during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Kitchener to Brampton?

The distance between Kitchener and Brampton is approximately 42 miles, or 68 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 55 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Brampton.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Kitchener to Brampton are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Kitchener at 12:00 and arrives in Brampton within the hour.

Is there a direct train from Kitchener to Brampton?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Brampton with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Brampton to Kitchener.

City Information

Kitchener

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Kitchener is a charming city in Southeastern Ontario with a rich cultural heritage that is full of surprises. History buffs can step back in time at Doon Heritage Village and Joseph Schneider Haus National Historic Site, two award-winning attractions evoking an agrarian lifestyle that characterized the area in the 19th and early-20th centuries. Parks and golf courses offer luscious green spaces, and Kitchener has also built a reputation as a popular skiing destination. The Huron Natural Area, located on the perimeter of the city, is an excellent way for outdoor enthusiasts to leave urban comforts behind and embrace the vast woodland surroundings typical of the region.

A product of the city's German community that dates back to the 1800s, Kitchener hosts an annual Oktoberfest—the largest festival of its kind outside of Bavaria and a must-visit event for beer lovers. A thriving theatre scene displays blockbuster shows as well as local productions in venues across the city, such as The Square.

The central Kitchener railway station provides efficient links to the likes of London and Toronto. Regional transport across the Waterloo region is provided by bus, while two nearby airports offer convenient air travel throughout Canada.

Brampton

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Part of the Greater Toronto Area, Brampton is a suburban city featuring many key attractions that should tempt you away from Toronto for a couple of days. Get to know celebrities hailing from the city along the Brampton Arts Walk of Fame, then visit the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) for a unique insight into the region's cultural and artistic history. Brampton is not short on natural space, with dozens of pleasant urban parks, several sprawling conservation areas, and, to the northeast of the city, the must-see earthy hues of the Cheltenham Badlands.

The city is known for its extensive shopping facilities; shop ‘til you drop at one of Brampton's many impressive malls, including Bramalea City Centre, one of Canada's biggest malls. Various craft breweries and the summertime Brampton Farmers' Market serve up local flavors for those that prefer to drink and eat their way through the city.

The Brampton GO Station and the adjoining Downtown Terminal provide regional rail and bus services from Brampton. National and intercontinental air travel is available from the Toronto Pearson International Airport, a short 15-minute ride away from the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Kitchener?

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Main departure station: Kitchener VIA Station

Designated as a heritage station, the VIA Rail Station at Kitchener is a one-story brick structure originally built in 1897. It is located on a narrow strip on the outer edge of the commercial centre of Kitchener. Alterations to the original structure in the 20th century led to the current simple, horizontal design. VIA Rail trains depart from Kitchener's station heading to destinations including Toronto and Montreal. Local GO Transit and Grand River Transit buses stop near the station. Some well-regarded hotels within 5 km of the station include Comfort Inn, Waterloo, the Delta Waterloo, and the Inn of Waterloo. The station has restrooms, vending machines, and a shop where you can pick up a coffee and lunch.

All train stations in Kitchener:

  • Kitchener VIA Station

Where is the train station in Brampton?

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Main arrival station: Brampton VIA Station

The Brampton VIA Rail station is located in downtown Brampton at 27 Church Street West. Local GO Transit and Brampton Transit buses connect this station to the Downtown Brampton Terminal for travellers continuing their travels by coach. This historic station first opened in 1856 along the Grand Trunk Railway line between Toronto and London. The current building, complete with a turreted entrance and large arching windows, dates to 1907. The station has three fairly spacious parking lots and restrooms. Aria Bistro & Lounge and The Keg Steakhouse + Bar are two popular restaurants near the station.

Train stations in Brampton:

  • Brampton VIA Station

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