Cheap train tickets from Toronto to Halifax


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How much are train tickets from Toronto to Halifax?

Lowest Price£99.98
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Toronto to Halifax?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Toronto to Halifax is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Toronto to Halifax was £100.85. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £43.34 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Toronto to Halifax?

The distance between Toronto and Halifax is approximately 785.89 miles, or 1264.45 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 29 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 29 hours and 2 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Toronto to Halifax?

On Thursday trains from Toronto to Halifax are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

VIA Rail has the greatest number of connections between Toronto to Halifax

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Halifax. One train carrier operates regular service on the Toronto to Halifax route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Toronto to Halifax, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Toronto to Halifax, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train company connects Toronto to Halifax

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Toronto to Halifax start from £99.98, and on average cost £139.42. Daily there are 2 VIA Rail schedules to Halifax. VIA Rail in Toronto leaves from Guildwood Train Station and one other station. And in Halifax trains arrive at VIA Station,

From Toronto to Halifax train travel on VIA Rail takes 29 hours and 46 minutes. If you are looking to get to Halifax faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 29 hours and 2 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Halifax on a weekend there is typically one VIA Rail scheduled trip per day, which will cost £139.71 for a one-way weekend reservation from Toronto.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Halifax that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Toronto are:
  • Guildwood Train Station
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Halifax from Toronto. These are the busiest arriving stations in Halifax:
  • VIA Station