Windsor to Brantford train
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There are usually 4 daily train trips available from Windsor to Brantford. Traveling by train from Windsor to Brantford usually takes 3 hours and 2 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 2 hours and 53 minutes.
|Distance||152 mi (244 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 53m|
|Trains per day||4|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail|
What is the price of a train ticket from Windsor to Brantford?
In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Windsor to Brantford was $39.22. Compared to most train fares, this is an excellent price. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 20 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $26.53 more if you wait to book until the last minute.
Monthly average prices
Ticket prices for the train from Windsor to Brantford often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in March when the average ticket price is only$40,
If you're thinking of traveling from Windsor to Brantford during September, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $49 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in September, is to book your trip well in advance.
Prices as travel date approaches
By booking your train trip from Windsor to Brantford on Wanderu at least 20 days ahead of time, you can save about $26.53 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!
Which train should you take from Windsor to Brantford?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Windsor to Brantford. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||4||3h 3m||$49.72|
VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 4 daily trips between Windsor and Brantford. 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
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Trains from Windsor to Brantford are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
The earliest train departs Windsor at 5:00am 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 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Windsor to Brantford.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Brantford to Windsor.
Windsor is a vibrant urban community brimming with first-rate entertainment, luscious green space, and cultural delights—a city where there truly is something for everyone. Visitors can step back in time and experience Windsor's rich history through the ages at the Chimczuk Museum, Willistead Manor, and Mackenzie Hall. With 215 parks, the city is also a haven for outdoor recreation; but nowhere is better than the iconic Windsor waterfront, where strollers are spoiled for choice by a number of world-class gardens, the Ojibway Nature Centre, and the Windsor Sculpture Centre.
Known as a melting pot, Windsor is home to an eclectic blend of artistic styles and culinary surprises. For those who want a real taste of the city, catch a theatre performance at one of the many elite venues dotted around Windsor before hitting downtown to satisfy your appetite with a selection of delicious international foods.
Located across the river from Detroit, Windsor forms one half of the International Gateway between Canada and the U.S.—the second busiest border crossing in North America. The city also acts as a major jump-off point for national travel deeper into Canada via Toronto and beyond.
Where is the train station in Windsor?
Main departure station: Windsor
Windsor's VIA Rail Station is located on Walker Road, and it is the center of intercity rail services in Windsor. The station opened in 1961, and it received substantial renovations in 2012. The current station features three tracks. Eight daily VIA Rail trains serve the Windsor-Toronto line that originates in Windsor. The station is the seventh busiest rail station in the country, so rush hour can mean a lot of foot traffic through the station. The station's amenities include a lounge, public restrooms, parking spots, and easy access points for people with disabilities.
All train stations in Windsor:
Where is the train station in Brantford?
Main arrival station: Brantford VIA Station
Brantford has one train station.
All train stations in Brantford:
Brantford VIA Station
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