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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from Toronto to St. Catharines per day. The average train journey from Toronto to St. Catharines takes one hour and 37 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance35 mi (56 km)
Fastest train1h 37m
Lowest price£14.45
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Toronto to St. Catharines

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Judith

11 March 2023- Visiting family

VIA Rail

Excellent! Great view through the Niagara Region after the snowfall.

Price trends for trains from Toronto to St. Catharines

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Which train should you take from Toronto to St. Catharines?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Toronto to St. Catharines. 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 37m£15.68
  • 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 St. Catharines. 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

The distance between Toronto and St. Catharines is approximately 35 miles, or 56 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 37 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Trains from Toronto to St. Catharines 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 Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Toronto at 08:00 and arrives in St. Catharines about an hour later.

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

Main arrival station: 5 Great Western St

St. Catharines has one train station.

Train stations in St. Catharines:

  • 5 Great Western St

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