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Trip Summary

There are usually 7 daily train trips available from Toronto to Cornwall. Traveling by train from Toronto to Cornwall usually takes 4 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 3 hours and 23 minutes.

Distance249 mi (400 km)
Fastest train3h 23m
Lowest price$33.60
Trains per day10
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Toronto to Cornwall

(Based on 6 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

KENNEDY

October 19, 2023- Solo travel

VIA Rail

Pros: Smooth ride. Cons: Free snacks & food. Tips: It's nice.

4.0

Andrea

September 2, 2023- Visiting friends

VIA Rail

Pros: Arrived on time, spacious, wifi, just right temperature. Cons: business class should have free snack/drinks atleast.

4.0

MOHAMMAD

October 11, 2022- Vacation

VIA Rail

Pros: Just the nice clean environment within the train. Cons: The food should be free, which is given on train. Tips: Try to use less electronic devices. They distract a bit in travellling.

5.0

Nicole

December 5, 2021- Visiting friends

VIA Rail

Pros: Staff very professional. Cons: It’s all good.

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

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Toronto to Cornwall was $58.49. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 25 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $48.01 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly average prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during May. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Toronto to Cornwall, with the average price at just $60. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in December, when the average price goes up to $77. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Toronto to Cornwall. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 25 days before departure, you can save around $48.01. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Toronto to Cornwall?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Toronto to Cornwall. However, there are 7 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail74h 8m$81.76
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 7 daily trips between Toronto and Cornwall. 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 Toronto and Cornwall is approximately 249 miles, or 400 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 23 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.

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

The earliest train departs Toronto at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. 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 7 scheduled trains on most days. 10 of these are direct connections to Cornwall. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

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 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 departure 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

  • Guildwood

Where is the train station in Cornwall?

Main arrival station: Cornwall VIA Station

Cornwall has one train station.

All train stations in Cornwall:

  • Cornwall VIA Station

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