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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Toronto to Québec?

Lowest Price£53.41
Fastest Train9h 38m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Toronto to Québec Route Map

Toronto Québec

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Is it safe to travel by train from Toronto to Québec right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, £61.44 was the average price of a train ticket from Toronto, ON to Québec, QC. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £44.11 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Toronto to Québec?

The distance between Toronto and Québec is approximately 453 miles, or 730 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 38 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 Québec are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Toronto at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Toronto to Québec?

Trains leave the station in Toronto twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Québec to Toronto.

Which train should you take from Toronto to Québec?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Toronto, Ontario to Québec, Quebec. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail211h 19m£80.61

Where is the train station in Toronto?

There are two stations in Toronto where you can board the train to Québec:

  • Union Station
  • Guildwood Train Station

Where is the train station in Québec?

Québec receives travelers from Toronto at its two active train stations:

  • Gare du Palais
  • Sainte Foy Station

Price trends for trains from Toronto to Québec

Average prices by travel date

£118£78£39NovNov

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

£118£94£71£47£243020100

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Toronto, ON to Québec, QC

(Based on 9 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Andrea

2 January 2020 - Solo travel

VIA Rail

Pros: It was a calm ride with no surprises. Actually it atrended what I needed. Cons: If we could choose the seats. I prefer window and I didn't have the option to choose when I bought the tickets. Tips: Enjoy your ride. The turkey sandwich is great by the way. Pros: It was a calm ride with no surprises. Actually it atrended what I needed. Cons: If we could choose the seats. I prefer window and I didn't have the option to choose when I bought the tickets. Tips: Enjoy your ride. The turkey sandwich is great by the way.

5.0

Kerstin

29 November 2019 - Solo travel

VIA Rail

the staff was extremely helpful and friendly which I greatly appreciated the staff was extremely helpful and friendly which I greatly appreciated

4.0

Colin

4 October 2019 - Vacation

VIA Rail

Pros: Nice scenery, comfortable seats - sure beats a plane! Cons: VERY BUMPY - track maintenance not very good. Tips: A nice alternative to flying! Pros: Nice scenery, comfortable seats - sure beats a plane! Cons: VERY BUMPY - track maintenance not very good. Tips: A nice alternative to flying!

5.0

John

1 October 2019 - Vacation

VIA Rail

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. 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.

4.0

Sune

17 July 2019 - Vacation

VIA Rail

Sorry but it was delaid almost 1 h between Toronto and Ottawa. Sorry but it was delaid almost 1 h between Toronto and Ottawa.

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