Trains from Kitchener to Guelph

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Kitchener - Guelph Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Kitchener to Guelph. Traveling by train from Kitchener to Guelph usually takes around 20 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance15 mi (24 km)
Fastest train0h 20m
Lowest price£12.71
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

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

In the last month, £12.71 was the average price of a train ticket from Kitchener to Guelph. 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 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £3.33 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Kitchener to Guelph 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 Guelph.

Which train should you take from Kitchener to Guelph?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Kitchener to Guelph. 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 20m£14.57
  • 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 Guelph. 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 Guelph 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 Guelph?

The distance between Kitchener and Guelph is approximately 15 miles, or 24 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 20 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Guelph.

When are trains the most crowded?

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Kitchener to Guelph. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Friday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

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 Guelph within the hour.

Is there a direct train from Kitchener to Guelph?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Guelph 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 Guelph 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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Kitchener?

Kitchener VIA Station, Kitchener, ON - CAYKFVIA-0

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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 Guelph?

Main arrival station: Guelph VIA Station

Guelph has one train station.

Train stations in Guelph:

  • Guelph VIA Station

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