Trains from Toronto to Guelph

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Toronto to Guelph. Traveling by train from Toronto to Guelph usually takes around one hour and 9 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance44 mi (71 km)
Fastest train1h 9m
Lowest price£15.16
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Toronto to Guelph

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Kevin

4 September 2019- Visiting family

VIA Rail

Pros: i got home so fast. Cons: nothing.

Pros: i got home so fast. Cons: nothing.

5.0

Patricia

16 June 2019

VIA Rail

Pros: spent Fathers day with family. Cons: A more reasonable price..

Pros: spent Fathers day with family. Cons: A more reasonable price..

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

In the last month, £15.37 was the average price of a train ticket from Toronto 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 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £0.62 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Toronto to Guelph by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for April. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £14 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Toronto to Guelph in August, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £17 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Toronto to Guelph?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Toronto 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 Rail11h 10m£17.12
  • 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 Toronto 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 Toronto 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 Toronto to Guelph?

The distance between Toronto and Guelph is approximately 44 miles, or 71 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 9 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Toronto to Guelph tend to have the most passengers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. 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 Thursday 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 Toronto at 17:00 and arrives in Guelph about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Toronto 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 Toronto.

City Information

Toronto

Toronto is one of the world’s most culturally diverse cities, making it a great destination for travelers looking for a culturally unique experience. One of the most unique landmarks in the city is the Aga Khan Museum, which boasts a beautiful collection of Islamic, Iranian, and Muslim artifacts. If you are interested in art, the Art Gallery of Ontario is a definite must-see. For those who want to step away from the bustling city and seek the refuge of nature, take a ferry to Centre Isle, which offers plenty of activities such as biking or hiking.

Toronto’s food scene is vast and extremely vibrant due to the city’s multicultural nature. Bar Isabel is a local favorite that offers amazing Spanish dishes with a cozy vibe. For a more posh experience, head over to Alo Restaurant, which features a five-course tasting menu that will take you on a culinary ride.

The main bus station in the city is the Union Station Bus Terminal, served by various intercity bus services, including Greyhound and Ontario Northland. The main train station in Toronto is the adjacent Union Station, which is the hub for VIA Rail’s intercity services. The city’s airport is the Toronto Pearson International Airport, the busiest airport in Canada.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Toronto?

Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-0

Image credit: The City of Toronto

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Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-1

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Main departure station: Union Station

Union Station is the center of rail transportation in Toronto and Canada's busiest train terminal. First opened in 1927, the station underwent several redevelopment and renovation projects to reach its current state. In 1999, in recognition of the station's importance to transportation history, it was inducted into the North America Railway Hall of Fame. The current station is served by VIA Rail trains and local public transit. The station currently serves over 72 million commuters each year, and as much as 91% of all Toronto passengers pass through this station. Just walking through the station is the perfect way to get familiar with Toronto's locals!

All train stations in Toronto:

  • Union 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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