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Trip Summary

You can pick from 6 daily train trips between Toronto and London. The average train journey from Toronto to London takes 2 hours and 27 minutes, but some VIA Rail train trips are as short as 2 hours and 7 minutes.

Distance104 mi (168 km)
Fastest train2h 7m
Lowest price€28.04
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Toronto to London

(Based on 12 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Bentleigh

19 October 2023- Visiting family

VIA Rail

Comfy, clean and roomy

5.0

Yodit

31 July 2022- Visiting friends

VIA Rail

It was punctual and quiet which was a good thing in the morning.

4.0

rachel

9 November 2021- Visiting friends

VIA Rail

Pros: Was a bathroom decently affordable. Cons: Seats are so uncomfortable but it’s expected.

5.0

Shah

6 September 2021- Visiting family

VIA Rail

Good

5.0

Marilyn

20 January 2020- Visiting family

VIA Rail

Pros: Staff quite helpful. Train left and arrived on time. Cons: Nothing.

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

In the last 30 days, the average cost of a train ticket from Toronto to London was €32.05. At this price, taking the train is the cheap and easy way to go. You have the best chances of scoring the cheapest ticket to London if you book your train tickets at least 29 days in advance. Waiting to purchase until the day of your trip could end up costing you an extra €21.77.

Monthly average prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during July. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Toronto to London, with the average price at just €36. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in February, when the average price goes up to €41. 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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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Toronto to London, book online with Wanderu at least 29 days in advance. That way, you’ll save €21.77 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Toronto to London?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail62h 27m€38.14
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 6 daily trips between Toronto and London. 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 London is approximately 104 miles, or 168 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 7 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 Toronto to London. 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 Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs Toronto 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 Toronto to London.

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

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in 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 London?

London VIA Station, London, ON - CAXDQVIA-0

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Main arrival 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.

Train stations in London:

  • London VIA Station

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