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Niagara Falls - Burlington Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from Niagara Falls to Burlington per day. The average train journey from Niagara Falls to Burlington takes 5 hours and 22 minutes, but some VIA Rail train trips are as short as one hour and 17 minutes.

Distance39 mi (64 km)
Fastest train1h 17m
Lowest price$15.24
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from Niagara Falls to Burlington?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Niagara Falls to Burlington was $15.59. This is basically as cheap as train fares can get. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 23 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $32.11 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly average prices

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Mark your calendar for October if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Niagara Falls to Burlington. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $47. If you're planning a trip from Niagara Falls to Burlington during February, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $65 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Which train should you take from Niagara Falls to Burlington?

2 train services operate from Niagara Falls to Burlington. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Maple Leaf18h 44m$106.73
VIA Rail11h 17m$24.72
  • The Amtrak Maple Leaf is an international rail line that runs from New York City to Toronto. It stops at some popular locations on its way, including Niagara Falls and Albany. Onboard WiFi and a cafe car make travel on the Maple Leaf comfortable and convenient. A trip from Niagara Falls to Burlington takes about 8 hours and 44 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .

  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Niagara Falls and Burlington. 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 Niagara Falls and Burlington is approximately 39 miles, or 64 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 17 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Trains departing from Niagara Falls to Burlington tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. 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 Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Niagara Falls at 9:00am and arrives in Burlington about an hour later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Burlington with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Burlington to Niagara Falls.

City Information

Burlington

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Burlington is a charming city with enviable access to natural beauty. Its biggest attraction is the celebrated Royal Botanical Gardens, the largest and perhaps most stunning garden in Canada, but Burlington has a lot more to offer. Walking through the historic downtown, marvel at the city's quaint architecture that features Gothic Revival mansions and old-world churches. Burlington also has various outdoor activities available for every type of adventurer, including gentle walks along the Lake Ontario waterfront, jaw-dropping hikes up the Niagara Escarpment, or adrenaline-fuelled rock climbs at Mount Nemo Conservation Area.

The city has a vibrant culinary scene featuring a range of high-quality eateries and several food-focused festivals such as Ribfest, which falls on Labor Day every year. Dozens of bars and nightclubs serve up live music late into the night for those looking for a party.

Just 30 miles from Toronto, Burlington is well-connected and benefits from its proximity to Canada's biggest city. The local VIA Rail station provides convenient rail links across the region, and Burlington is within driving distance of four different international airports.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Niagara Falls?

Main departure station: VIA Rail Canada Station

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 4 stops and stations in Niagara Falls where you can board the train.

All train stations in Niagara Falls:

  • VIA Rail Canada Station

  • 332 Erie Boulevard

  • 466 W Main St

  • 69 S Front St

Where is the train station in Burlington?

Aldershot Station - 1199 Waterdown Rd, Burlington, ON - CAASTAMT-0

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Main arrival station: Aldershot Station - 1199 Waterdown Rd

Aldershot Station is Burlington's train station, located in the Aldershot neighborhood slightly southwest of downtown. The station consists of a spacious waiting area with public restrooms and several platforms for long-distance VIA Rail trains and commuter GO Transit trains. The station has two large parking lots, but it can sometimes be difficult to find a spot on weekdays. You can board VIA Rail's Windsor to Toronto line or Toronto to New York line from this station.

All train stations in Burlington:

  • Aldershot Station - 1199 Waterdown Rd

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