Cheap train tickets from Toronto to Québec

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Toronto to Québec?

Lowest Price£44.27
Fastest9h 2m
Daily Schedules18
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Overall score for Toronto to Québec
4.5
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with VIA Rail report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.7
Staff
4.3
Value
3.8
Condition
4.6
John
5.0
1 October 2019Vacation
Pros
Great views and comfortable seats Wonderful staff
Tips
Make sure you get at the right stop We got off at the wrong Quebec stop but the staff held the train and let us back on
Colin
4.0
4 October 2019Vacation
Pros
Nice scenery, comfortable seats - sure beats a plane!
Cons
VERY BUMPY - track maintenance not very good.
Tips
A nice alternative to flying!
Sune
4.0
17 July 2019Vacation
Pros
Sorry but it was delaid almost 1 h between Toronto and Ottawa.
Paulina
4.0
19 June 2019Vacation
Pros
Friendly staff. Clean area.
Cons
The wifi connection was pretty slow when there have been a lot of passengers.
Jeannine
5.0
2 June 2019Visiting family
Pros
Tout était parfait et à l’heure
Cons
Rien sauf que les prix sont assez élevés

What train goes from Toronto to Québec City?

VIA Rail Canada goes from Toronto to Québec City. VIA Rail is the only company that offers cross–Canada train travel, allowing you to go from one end of Canada to the other. The ride between Toronto and Québec City averages about 11 hours, and tickets cost an average of CAD$116. There are 18 daily schedules for this route.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Toronto to Québec?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Toronto to Québec 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 Québec was £60.79. 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 £54.96 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 Québec?

The distance between Toronto and Québec is approximately 453.71 miles, or 729.99 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 11 hours and 26 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 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 Québec?

On Thursday trains from Toronto to Québec 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.

Which train should you take from Toronto to Québec?

Typically there are 18 scheduled trains per day. One train company currently travels from Toronto to Québec.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but VIA Rail has the most regularly scheduled departures from Toronto to Québec, with an average of 18 trips per day and 386 monthly trips.

Of the 18 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the train and boarding another train to complete your trip.

One train company connects Toronto to Québec

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Toronto to Québec start from £44.27, and on average cost £79.18. Daily there are 18 VIA Rail schedules to Québec. VIA Rail in Toronto leaves from Union Station and one other station. And in Québec trains arrive at Gare du Palais and one other train station.

From Toronto to Québec train travel on VIA Rail takes 11 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Québec faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 2 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £75.86 for a one-way train ticket to Québec.

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Extra legroom
Power point
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
11h 26m
Avg. Price
£79.18

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Québec that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Toronto are:
  • Union Station
  • Guildwood Train Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Québec. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Québec:
  • Gare du Palais
  • Sainte Foy Station