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Montreal-Kingston Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Montreal to Kingston?

Lowest Price$34.13
Fastest Train2h 35m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Montreal to Kingston right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Montreal to Kingston?

In the last month, $34.13 was the average price of a train ticket from Montreal, QC to Kingston, ON. 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 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $31.17 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Montreal to Kingston?

The distance between Montreal and Kingston is approximately 168 miles, or 270 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 35 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?

Trains from Montreal to Kingston are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Montreal at 8:00am 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.

Is there a direct train from Montreal to Kingston?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Montreal to Kingston.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Kingston to Montreal.

Which train should you take from Montreal to Kingston?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Montreal, Quebec to Kingston, Ontario. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail32h 40m$53.96

Where is the train station in Montreal?

There is one train station in Montreal:

  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O

Where is the train station in Kingston?

Kingston has one train station:

  • VIA Station

Price trends for trains from Montreal to Kingston

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Montreal, QC to Kingston, ON
4.5
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with VIA Rail report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.8
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.8
Jason
5.0
January 24, 2020Couples trip
Pros
Very Quick and staff was accommodating
Cons
Nothing
Nester
5.0
September 4, 2019Business
Pros
Pleasant and helpful staff
Cons
A small blanket to cover legs on a chilly morning
Tips
The best way to travel
Diane
4.0
July 26, 2019Visiting family
Pros
There was good space for resting.
Cons
More luggage allowance when you are coming from airport and international travel.
Tips
Knowing you have to pay extra luggage when you first check on taking the train.
Sylvie
4.0
June 7, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Nice staff Faster than bus

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