Trains from Sarnia to Guelph

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Sarnia - Guelph Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Sarnia to Guelph. Traveling by train from Sarnia to Guelph usually takes around 3 hours and 44 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance116 mi (186 km)
Fastest train3h 44m
Lowest price$36.16
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Sarnia to Guelph?

In the last month, $36.16 was the average price of a train ticket from Sarnia to Guelph. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 13 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $11.17 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Sarnia to Guelph by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for March. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $36 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Sarnia to Guelph in August, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $62 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Sarnia to Guelph?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Sarnia to Guelph. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail13h 44m$46.84
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Sarnia and Guelph. 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 Sarnia to Guelph 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 Sarnia to Guelph?

The distance between Sarnia and Guelph is approximately 116 miles, or 186 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 44 minutes,

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?

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

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Sarnia at 8:00am and arrives in Guelph around 3 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Sarnia to Guelph?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Guelph 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 Guelph to Sarnia.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Sarnia?

Main departure station: Sarnia VIA Station

There is one train station in Sarnia.

All train stations in Sarnia:

  • Sarnia VIA Station

Where is the train station in Guelph?

Main arrival station: Guelph VIA Station

Guelph has one train station.

All train stations in Guelph:

  • Guelph VIA Station

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