Trains from Québec City to Oakville
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There are 4 daily trains from Québec City to Oakville. Traveling by train from Québec City to Oakville usually takes around 13 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 11 hours and 41 minutes.
|Distance||473 mi (762 km)|
|Fastest train||11h 41m|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail|
Which train should you take from Québec City to Oakville?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Québec to Oakville. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||4||13h 9m||$135.07|
VIA Rail train tickets from Québec City to Oakville start from $106, and on average cost . Daily there are 4 VIA Rail schedules to Oakville. VIA Rail in Québec leaves from Gare du Palais and one other station. And in Oakville trains arrive at 200 Cross Ave .
From Québec City to Oakville train travel on VIA Rail takes 13 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Oakville faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 11 hours and 41 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Québec to Oakville 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 Oakville?
The distance between Québec City and Oakville is approximately 473 miles, or 762 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 8 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 41 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?
Trains from Québec City to Oakville are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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.
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 8:00am. 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 Oakville?
There are 4 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 Oakville to 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.
Where is the train station in Québec City?
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 Oakville?
Main arrival station: 200 Cross Ave
Oakville has one train station.
All train stations in Oakville:
200 Cross Ave
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