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Brantford - Toronto Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 4 daily train trips between Brantford and Toronto. The average train journey from Brantford to Toronto takes one hour and 14 minutes, but some VIA Rail train trips are as short as one hour and 8 minutes.

Distance57 mi (91 km)
Fastest train1h 8m
Lowest price$22.50
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Brantford to Toronto

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Lynda J.

December 30, 2021- Visiting family

VIA Rail

Quiet & relaxing

5.0

Sweta

November 26, 2019- Visiting friends

VIA Rail

Pros: Time schedule. Cons: May be a bit of the boarding location at Toronto. Tips: Great way to go with this.

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

The average price for a train ticket from Brantford to Toronto is $24.19, This is one of the best deals we’ve seen for train fares recently. By booking your trip at least 8 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $20.04 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Brantford to Toronto stay pretty consistent throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $29 regardless of when you plan to travel.

Which train should you take from Brantford to Toronto?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Brantford to Toronto. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail41h 15m$38.66
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 4 daily trips between Brantford 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 Brantford and Toronto is approximately 57 miles, or 91 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 8 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Brantford to Toronto on Wednesday. Tickets for Wednesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Tuesday. Tuesday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Brantford at 7:00am 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.

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Brantford to Toronto.

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

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Brantford?

Main departure station: Brantford VIA Station

There is one train station in Brantford.

All train stations in Brantford:

  • Brantford 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!

All train stations in Toronto:

  • Union Station

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