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St. Catharines - Toronto Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

On most days, there is one scheduled train that travels from St. Catharines to Toronto. The train trip from St. Catharines to Toronto is usually about one hour and 35 minutes long. However, be prepared just in case your train arrives slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance35 mi (56 km)
Fastest train1h 35m
Lowest price$18.15
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from St. Catharines to Toronto?

The average price for a train ticket from St. Catharines to Toronto is $18.20, This is one of the best deals we’ve seen for train fares recently. By booking your trip at least 18 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 $1.12 more.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from St. Catharines to Toronto stay pretty consistent throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $23 regardless of when you plan to travel.

Which train should you take from St. Catharines to Toronto?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects St. Catharines to Toronto. 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 Rail11h 36m$19.57
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between St. Catharines 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 St. Catharines and Toronto is approximately 35 miles, or 56 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 35 minutes, As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from St. Catharines to Toronto. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Thursday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves St. Catharines at 6:00pm and arrives in Toronto about an hour later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Toronto 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 Toronto to St. Catharines.

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 St. Catharines?

Main departure station: 5 Great Western St

There is one train station in St. Catharines.

All train stations in St. Catharines:

  • 5 Great Western St

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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