Trains from Stratford to Sarnia

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Stratford - Sarnia Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Stratford to Sarnia. Traveling by train from Stratford to Sarnia usually takes around 2 hours and 25 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance77 mi (124 km)
Fastest train2h 25m
Lowest price$30.89
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

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

In the last month, $31.08 was the average price of a train ticket from Stratford to Sarnia. 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 3 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $7.04 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Stratford to Sarnia by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around $48 whenever you decide to board the train to Sarnia.

Which train should you take from Stratford to Sarnia?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Stratford to Sarnia. 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 Rail12h 25m$40.10
  • 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 Stratford and Sarnia. 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 Stratford to Sarnia 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 Stratford to Sarnia?

The distance between Stratford and Sarnia is approximately 77 miles, or 124 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 25 minutes, Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Stratford to Sarnia on Tuesday. Tickets for Tuesday 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 Stratford at 7:00pm and arrives in Sarnia around 2 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Stratford to Sarnia?

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

Station Information

Where is the train station in Stratford?

Main departure station: Stratford VIA Station

There is one train station in Stratford.

All train stations in Stratford:

  • Stratford VIA Station

Where is the train station in Sarnia?

Main arrival station: Sarnia VIA Station

Sarnia has one train station.

All train stations in Sarnia:

  • Sarnia VIA Station

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