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Québec City - Brockville Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Québec City to Brockville. Traveling by train from Québec City to Brockville usually takes around 8 hours and 41 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 5 hours and 47 minutes.

Distance265 mi (427 km)
Fastest train5h 47m
Lowest price$91.15
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
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Which train should you take from Québec City to Brockville?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Québec to Brockville. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail68h 42m$91.86
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail train tickets from Québec City to Brockville start from $45, and on average cost . Daily there are 6 VIA Rail schedules to Brockville. VIA Rail in Québec leaves from Gare du Palais and one other station. And in Brockville trains arrive at Brockville VIA Station .

    From Québec City to Brockville train travel on VIA Rail takes 8 hours and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to Brockville faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 47 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Brockville.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Québec to Brockville 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.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

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 Québec City to Brockville?

The distance between Québec City and Brockville is approximately 265 miles, or 427 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 47 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Friday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Québec City to Brockville. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Friday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Québec City at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00pm. 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 Québec City to Brockville?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Brockville to Québec City.

City Information

Québec City

Boasting quaint cobblestone streets and towering cathedrals, Québec City will make you feel like you are in France, with a unique Canadian touch. The city’s prime attraction lies in its Old Quarter, which features winding cobblestone streets and some of the city’s most iconic architectural marvels such as the Citadel or the Notre-Dame Basilica. Take a stroll around the quarter, and you might find yourself transported to Europe. If you wish to take a break from the hustles and bustles of a big city for a while, drive 9 miles northeast of the Old Town and you will reach Montmorency Falls Park, with its iconic 272-foot fall. The park’s idyllic beauty and its amazing landmarks will certainly strike a chord with nature lovers. For those who just can’t have enough with the town’s interesting history, head over to Place-Royale, which was the original birthplace of the French Colony and the French-American community.

Québec City’s food scene features a very strong French influence. If you want to try local specialties with a distinctive French twist, try La Traite or Le Clocher Penché. For lavish dinners, head over to Restaurant Initiale. And for a chic bachelorette party trip, plan to hit up Québec City's spas and book an afternoon tea.

The city’s principal VIA Rail train station is the Gare du Palais, and the main bus station is right next to it. The main airport in the city is the Jean Lesage International Airport, 8.1 miles west of the city.

Brockville

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With a population of only 21,000, Brockville is a small city that punches well above its weight in entertainment and adventure. It's a place where history is palpable everywhere, especially in the restored Brockville Railway Tunnel, the first of its kind in Canada, which leads walkers from the waterfront to the city's hub. Late Victorian and Edwardian era architecture is captured at the stately Fulford Place Museum and the world-famous castles that make up the Thousand Islands archipelago. With the St. Lawrence river on Brockville's doorstep, visitors can enjoy historic cruises through the region or get their feet wet with fishing, kayaking, and scuba diving.

Whether you're after comfort food or a healthy meal, Brockville's waterfront restaurant scene has got you covered. The city is also home to a handful of microbreweries and cideries that allow visitors to experience local culture in the form of a refreshing alcoholic beverage.

Situated upstream from Lake Ontario, Brockville is very well connected and easy to reach. It forms part of the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor and is served by VIA Rail connections to Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Québec City?

Gare du Palais, Québec City, QC - CAXLJVIA-0

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Gare du Palais, Québec City, QC - CAXLJVIA-1

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Main departure station: Gare du Palais

Gare du Palais is an intermodal transportation station in Québec City. Built in 1915, the station gets its name from its proximity to the Palace of the Intendant of New France. Because of its immense cultural value, the station was named a Heritage Railway Station in 1992. The station currently provides rail services on VIA Rail, which offers 12 daily trains from Québec City to Ottawa Station and vice versa. The station's amenities include on-site parking spots and public restrooms.

All train stations in Québec City:

  • Gare du Palais

  • Sainte Foy Station

Where is the train station in Brockville?

Brockville VIA Station, Brockville, ON - CAXBRVIA-0

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Main arrival station: Brockville VIA Station

Brockville, also known as the City of the 1000 Islands, is one of the oldest railway hubs in Canada. In 2009, VIA Rail built a new terminal to replace the historic 1872 Brockville station. The new station is located on Perth Street near downtown Brockville. Since the sweeping renovation, the station has been running trains from Toronto to Ottawa and Montreal. At the wheelchair-accessible station, you will find an indoor waiting area, restrooms, and telephones. Outside, there is an ample amount of parking space available. The station opens 30 minutes before the first train arrives for the day and closes 30 minutes after the last train departs. However, working hours may change due to unforeseen circumstances like local events, holidays, and extreme weather.

All train stations in Brockville:

  • Brockville VIA Station

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