Belleville to Cobourg train
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There are 8 daily trains from Belleville to Cobourg. Traveling by train from Belleville to Cobourg usually takes around 36 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 32 minutes.
|Distance||41 mi (67 km)|
|Fastest train||0h 32m|
|Trains per day||8|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail|
What is the price of a train ticket from Belleville to Cobourg?
In the last month, $14.67 was the average price of a train ticket from Belleville to Cobourg. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $8.25 more than that for a same-day booking.
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Which train should you take from Belleville to Cobourg?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Belleville to Cobourg. However, there are 8 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||8||0h 36m||$22.70|
VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 8 daily trips between Belleville and Cobourg. 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 Belleville to Cobourg 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 Belleville to Cobourg?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Belleville to Cobourg are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Sunday 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 Belleville at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00pm. 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 Belleville to Cobourg?
There are 8 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Belleville to Cobourg.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Cobourg to Belleville.
The biggest city in the Bay of Quinte, Belleville is a charming lakeside community that features a range of sights and activities appealing to everyone in the family. Walking around the city, you’ll notice grand buildings and stately facades from a forgotten era—nowhere is this more evident than the quaint Old East Hill Neighborhood, which boasts the Glanmore National Historic Site. This estate-turned-museum stands as a testament to Belleville's rich history. For outdoors lovers, the city's waterfront is lined with picturesque bayside trails and opportunities for sporting activities, while the various conservation areas bordering Belleville abound with unspoiled natural splendors.
Belleville's Historic Downtown District is the most happening place within the city. It's home to a great selection of shops, a multicultural roster of restaurants, vibrant street performances, and top entertainment venues. The Empire Theatre, which hosts live music and theatre productions, is the heartbeat of the city's arts scene.
More or less equidistant from Toronto and Ottawa, Belleville can be accessed from these two major urban centers on rail service from VIA Rail.
Cobourg is an ideal family destination with outstanding natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Known to many as the "gem of Lake Ontario," Cobourg has beautiful beaches and stunning waterfront walks in abundance. But Cobourg isn't only worth experiencing lakeside; downtown, you'll find architectural marvels galore, most notably in the form of the tremendous municipal columns of Victoria Hall and the breathtaking stained-glass windows at St. Peter's Church. Lovers of the outdoors are spoiled for choice by the town's vast green spaces, perfect for hiking, cycling, fishing, birdwatching, and snowmobiling.
Cobourg's restaurants serve up various culinary experiences ranging from international delicacies to cheerful pub grub, and the historic harbourfront Farmers' Market at Rotary Park is a great way to eat local. Many independent shops and boutiques, often housed in restored heritage buildings, provide visitors a unique shopping experience akin to a treasure hunt.
The central train station in Cobourg is operated by VIA Rail and provides easy connections to major cities, including nearby Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. Airports in Peterborough and Toronto are also available for long-distance travel.
Where is the train station in Belleville?
Main departure station: Belleville Station - 255 Station St
The Belleville VIA Rail Station hosts incoming and outbound trains for the city. Established in 1856, the station underwent a major renovation project in 2012, adding more amenities such as access points for people with disabilities. The current station is served by two rail lines: The Toronto-Ottawa line and the Toronto-Montreal line. The station's additional amenities include paid permanent parking slots and a bicycle box. The station also features three tracks and two platforms to board the trains.
All train stations in Belleville:
Belleville Station - 255 Station St
Where is the train station in Cobourg?
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Main arrival station: Cobourg
The Cobourg VIA Station serves VIA Rail's Toronto to Ottawa and Toronto to Montreal lines. In 2011, the existing station was expanded to include a new platform, a modernized skywalk, and additional amenities, including accessible entrances and bicycle facilities. There is plentiful seating and restrooms inside. There is currently no local transit service to the station, but parking is available for those driving themselves. Several fast-food restaurants are just a short walk away on Division Street for a meal before your train ride.
All train stations in Cobourg:
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