Cheap train tickets from Vancouver, BC to Toronto

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How much are train tickets from Vancouver, BC to Toronto?

Lowest Price$292.00
Fastest76h 11m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Vancouver, BC to Toronto?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Vancouver to Toronto 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 Vancouver to Toronto was $333.47. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 20 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $139.67 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 Vancouver, BC to Toronto?

The distance between Vancouver and Toronto is approximately 2088.31 miles, or 3359.97 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 78 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 76 hours and 11 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 Vancouver to Toronto?

On Tuesday trains from Vancouver to Toronto 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Vancouver to Toronto?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. On the route to Toronto 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Vancouver to Toronto, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Toronto with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Vancouver, BC to Toronto, which start at $8,888.00.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Vancouver to Toronto

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Vancouver to Toronto start from $292.00, and on average cost $364.62. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Toronto. Amtrak in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Toronto trains arrive at Union Station,

From Vancouver to Toronto train travel on Amtrak takes 77 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Toronto faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 76 hours and 11 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Toronto on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak scheduled trip per day, which will cost $356.88 for a one-way weekend reservation from Vancouver.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3d 5h 9m
Avg. Price
$364.62

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Vancouver to Toronto start from $293.01, and on average cost $338.01. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Toronto. VIA Rail in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Toronto trains arrive at Union Station,

From Vancouver to Toronto train travel on VIA Rail takes 92 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Toronto faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 76 hours and 11 minutes.

Restroom
WiFi
Movies
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
3d 20h 26m
Avg. Price
$338.01

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Toronto:
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
There is one train station where trains from Vancouver arrive in Toronto:
  • Union Station