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Trip Summary

You can pick from 6 daily train trips between London and Toronto. The average train journey from London to Toronto takes 2 hours and 32 minutes, but some VIA Rail train trips are as short as 2 hours and 9 minutes.

Distance104 mi (168 km)
Fastest train2h 9m
Lowest price€28.01
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from London to Toronto

(Based on 20 ratings and reviews)

4.8

4.0

Zita

17 August 2023- Visiting family

VIA Rail

Pros: I liked that I didn't have to drive. Cons: Maybe one of the stay members could be more polite.

5.0

Marty

30 March 2023- Couples trip

VIA Rail

Pros: Great. Cons: Everything was good. Tips: Use the trains more.

4.0

Yuet Ming

20 September 2022- Vacation

VIA Rail

Pros: Relaxing. I read a book in a peaceful place. Cons: Notes: This trip: Staff did not spend the time to ask passengers if they need to have any drinks or food compared to other trips that I had taken.

4.0

Katherine

16 May 2022- Visiting family

VIA Rail

Pros: Did not have to drive. Cons: Softer seats. Tips: Bring a seat cushion.

5.0

Maria Rosa

20 March 2022- Solo travel

VIA Rail

Pros: Got to see different places and got to meet people, ..will be doing it again soon.. Cons: Maybe more options for times to travel..the wifi wasn't working properly that's all..but all is good. Tips: Just enjoy life ......travel while you can...

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

Over the past month, a train ticket between London and Toronto cost €29.64, on average. This price makes taking the train a budget-friendly option to get to Toronto. Booking your trip at least 29 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around €25.12 more.

Monthly average prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during January. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from London to Toronto, with the average price at just €35. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in December, when the average price goes up to €44. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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By booking your train trip from London to Toronto on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time, you can save about €25.12 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from London to Toronto?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects London to Toronto. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail62h 33m€38.61
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 6 daily trips between London and Toronto. 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 London and Toronto is approximately 104 miles, or 168 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 9 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

Tuesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from London to Toronto. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Tuesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Monday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs London at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 6 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from London to Toronto.

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

City Information

London

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London may not be the first Canadian city that comes to mind when planning a trip away, but it is home to many hidden treasures that are well worth experiencing first-hand. The city is a hub for science, technology, and education, making it an alluring destination for the intellectually-inclined traveler. Discover London's proud medical history in the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame and Banting House, former home of the man who discovered insulin. Museum London and London Children Museum offer fascinating exhibitions for art enthusiasts and little ones, respectively. Nicknamed "The Forest City," London abounds with nature which visitors can experience downtown in Victoria Park or further afield in any of the lush conservation areas bordering the city.

If you're partial to a pint, Old East Village is the place to get a taste of the famous local craft beers, while Labatt Brewery, the biggest brewery in Canada, opens its doors to beer enthusiasts for tours and sampling sessions.

Sitting along the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor, London is a vital thoroughfare with VIA Rail train connections to major cities, including Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. London International Airport also provides daily flights to destinations in Canada and the U.S.

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 London?

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Main departure station: London VIA Station

The London VIA Rail Station is a large intercity rail station in London, offering access to travelers who wish to visit Windsor, Toronto, and Sarnia. Built in 1963, the station is large and fitted with modern amenities such as access points for people with disabilities as well as parking slots and vending machines. It received significant renovations in 2001, adding even more amenities to the station. Two VIA Rail lines serve the station: the Sarnia-Toronto and the Windsor-Toronto.

All train stations in London:

  • London VIA Station

Where is the train station in Toronto?

Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-0

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Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-1

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Main arrival 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!

Train stations in Toronto:

  • Union Station

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