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There is one daily train from Toronto to Edmonton. Traveling by train from Toronto to Edmonton usually takes around 61 hours and 5 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||1681 mi (2705 km)|
|Fastest train||61h 5m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail|
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Which train should you take from Toronto to Edmonton?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Toronto, Ontario to Edmonton, Alberta. 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||1||2d 13h 5m||£325.70|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Toronto to Edmonton 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 Toronto to Edmonton?
The distance between Toronto and Edmonton is approximately 1681 miles, or 2705 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 61 hours and 5 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Toronto to Edmonton are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Monday 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 Toronto at 09:00 and arrives in Edmonton around 61 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Toronto to Edmonton?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Edmonton 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 Edmonton to Toronto.
Where is the train station in Toronto?
There is one train station in Toronto.
Where is the train station in Edmonton?
Edmonton has one train station.
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