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Oakville - Toronto Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 5 daily train trips between Oakville and Toronto. The average train journey from Oakville to Toronto takes 24 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance20 mi (32 km)
Fastest train0h 24m
Lowest price$14.53
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

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

Over the past month, a train ticket between Oakville and Toronto cost $14.62, on average. This is about as cheap as train fares get on this route. Booking your trip at least 22 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $7.49 more.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the train from Oakville to Toronto usually costs about the same throughout the year. In general, train ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $16 whenever you decide to travel.

Which train should you take from Oakville to Toronto?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Oakville to Toronto. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail50h 24m$20.00
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 5 daily trips between Oakville 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 Oakville and Toronto is approximately 20 miles, or 32 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 24 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Toronto.

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

The earliest train departs Oakville at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. 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 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Oakville to Toronto.

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

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 Oakville?

Main departure station: 200 Cross Ave

There is one train station in Oakville.

All train stations in Oakville:

  • 200 Cross Ave

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

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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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