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Toronto - Niagara Falls Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from Toronto to Niagara Falls per day. The average train journey from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 2 hours and 1 minute, but some VIA Rail train trips are as short as 2 hours.

Distance42 mi (67 km)
Fastest train2h 0m
Lowest price$18.28
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Toronto to Niagara Falls

(Based on 9 ratings and reviews)

4.9

5.0

Hazel

September 28, 2022- Couples trip

VIA Rail

Pros: Very good. Cons: Cases were weighed? Not sure why as we lifted them on train ourselves Train 2 days later did not weigh the cases??

5.0

Julie

July 26, 2022- Couples trip

VIA Rail

Pros: Easy breezy left on time! Tips: Better than driving! 2 hours is great! You can enjoy coffee and other beverages and snacks inside also you can nap :).

4.0

Spencer

December 26, 2019- Couples trip

VIA Rail

Pros: Super convenient! Cons: Wifi. Tips: Be prepared to be disconnected for 2 hours and make sure you have a car waiting to pick you up.

Toronto to Niagara Falls Route Map

Toronto Niagara Falls

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

The average price for a train ticket from Toronto to Niagara Falls is $18.34, This is one of the best deals we’ve seen for train fares recently. By booking your trip at least 19 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 $11.54 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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Taking the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls usually costs about the same throughout the year. In general, train ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $19 whenever you decide to travel.

Which train should you take from Toronto to Niagara Falls?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Toronto to Niagara Falls. 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 1m$20.12
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Toronto and Niagara Falls. 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 Niagara Falls is approximately 42 miles, or 67 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours, 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.

Trains from Toronto to Niagara Falls are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Toronto at 8:00am and arrives in Niagara Falls around 2 hours later.

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

Where is the train station in Niagara Falls?

Main arrival station: VIA Rail Canada Station

Niagara Falls has one train station.

All train stations in Niagara Falls:

  • VIA Rail Canada Station

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