Windsor to Brantford train
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There are 4 daily trains from Windsor to Brantford. Traveling by train from Windsor to Brantford usually takes around 3 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 2 hours and 53 minutes.
|Distance||152 mi (244 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 53m|
|Trains per day||4|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail|
What is the price of a train ticket from Windsor to Brantford?
In the last month, £32.69 was the average price of a train ticket from Windsor to Brantford. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £21.49 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Windsor to Brantford by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for March. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £33 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Windsor to Brantford in September, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £40 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.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 26 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Brantford from Windsor will be about £21.49 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Windsor to Brantford?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Windsor to Brantford. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||4||3h 3m||£39.97|
VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 4 daily trips between Windsor and Brantford. 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 Windsor to Brantford 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 Windsor to Brantford?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Windsor to Brantford are the most crowded on Sunday. 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.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Windsor at 05:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 17:00. 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 Windsor to Brantford?
There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Windsor to Brantford.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Brantford to Windsor.
Windsor is a vibrant urban community brimming with first-rate entertainment, luscious green space, and cultural delights—a city where there truly is something for everyone. Visitors can step back in time and experience Windsor's rich history through the ages at the Chimczuk Museum, Willistead Manor, and Mackenzie Hall. With 215 parks, the city is also a haven for outdoor recreation; but nowhere is better than the iconic Windsor waterfront, where strollers are spoiled for choice by a number of world-class gardens, the Ojibway Nature Centre, and the Windsor Sculpture Centre.
Known as a melting pot, Windsor is home to an eclectic blend of artistic styles and culinary surprises. For those who want a real taste of the city, catch a theatre performance at one of the many elite venues dotted around Windsor before hitting downtown to satisfy your appetite with a selection of delicious international foods.
Located across the river from Detroit, Windsor forms one half of the International Gateway between Canada and the U.S.—the second busiest border crossing in North America. The city also acts as a major jump-off point for national travel deeper into Canada via Toronto and beyond.
Where is the train station in Windsor?
Main departure station: Windsor
Windsor's VIA Rail Station is located on Walker Road, and it is the center of intercity rail services in Windsor. The station opened in 1961, and it received substantial renovations in 2012. The current station features three tracks. Eight daily VIA Rail trains serve the Windsor-Toronto line that originates in Windsor. The station is the seventh busiest rail station in the country, so rush hour can mean a lot of foot traffic through the station. The station's amenities include a lounge, public restrooms, parking spots, and easy access points for people with disabilities.
All train stations in Windsor:
Where is the train station in Brantford?
Main arrival station: Brantford VIA Station
Brantford has one train station.
Train stations in Brantford:
Brantford VIA Station
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