Niagara Falls to Burlington train
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There is one daily train from Niagara Falls to Burlington. Traveling by train from Niagara Falls to Burlington usually takes around 5 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in one hour and 17 minutes.
|Distance||39 mi (64 km)|
|Fastest train||1h 17m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||Amtrak Maple Leaf|
What is the price of a train ticket from Niagara Falls to Burlington?
In the last month, £12.48 was the average price of a train ticket from Niagara Falls to Burlington. 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 19 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £29.74 more than that for a same-day booking.
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Which train should you take from Niagara Falls to Burlington?
2 train services operate from Niagara Falls to Burlington. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Amtrak Maple Leaf||1||8h 44m||£87.22|
|VIA Rail||1||1h 17m||£12.67|
Amtrak Maple Leaf
The Amtrak Maple Leaf is an international rail line that runs from New York City to Toronto. It stops at some popular locations on its way, including Niagara Falls and Albany. Onboard WiFi and a cafe car make travel on the Maple Leaf comfortable and convenient. A trip from Niagara Falls to Burlington takes about 8 hours and 44 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .
VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Niagara Falls and Burlington. 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 Niagara Falls to Burlington 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 Niagara Falls to Burlington?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains departing from Niagara Falls to Burlington tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Niagara Falls at 09:00 and arrives in Burlington about an hour later.
Is there a direct train from Niagara Falls to Burlington?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Burlington 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 Burlington to Niagara Falls.
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 Niagara Falls?
Main departure station: VIA Rail Canada Station
Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 6 stops and stations in Niagara Falls where you can board the train.
All train stations in Niagara Falls:
VIA Rail Canada Station
332 Erie Boulevard
69 S Front St
466 W Main St
6599 Martin Street
455 Rhinecliff Rd
Where is the train station in Burlington?
Main arrival 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.
Train stations in Burlington:
Aldershot Station - 1199 Waterdown Rd
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