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Trains from Chatham to Toronto

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Chatham - Toronto Train Schedule

Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Chatham to Toronto. Traveling by train from Chatham to Toronto usually takes around 3 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance166 mi (267 km)
Fastest train3h 0m
Lowest price$35.36
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail Canada
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Chatham to Toronto

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)



Ann Michele

April 29, 2019- Visiting friends

VIA Rail

Pros: arrived on time. Cons: expensive. Tips: get a window seat if you are going a long distance, if you sit in the aisle short trip people are getting on and out if the seats beside you do you cant sleep. they have different people sitting in the seats along the way.

Pros: arrived on time. Cons: expensive. Tips: get a window seat if you are going a long distance, if you sit in the aisle short trip people are getting on and out if the seats beside you do you cant sleep. they have different people sitting in the seats along the way.

Which train should you take from Chatham to Toronto?

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

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail Canada43h 27m$41.17
  • VIA Rail Canada

    VIA Rail Canada

    VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Chatham to Toronto start from $35, and on average cost . Daily there are 4 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Toronto. VIA Rail Canada in Chatham leaves from VIA Station . And in Toronto trains arrive at Union Station .

    From Chatham to Toronto train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 3 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Toronto faster, VIA Rail Canada offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 0 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail Canada offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Toronto.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Chatham to Toronto 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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 Chatham to Toronto?

The distance between Chatham and Toronto is approximately 166 miles, or 267 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours,

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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Chatham to Toronto tend to have the most passangers on Wednesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Wednesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Chatham at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Chatham to Toronto?

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

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

City Information


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 Chatham?

Main departure station: VIA Station

There is one train station in Chatham.

All train stations in Chatham:

  • VIA Station

Where is the train station in Toronto?

Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-0

Image credit: The City of Toronto

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Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-1

Image credit: Michael Caven

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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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