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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Québec City to Toronto?

Lowest Price$64.99
Fastest Train8h 38m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Québec to Toronto 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 Québec City to Toronto?

In the last month, $64.99 was the average price of a train ticket from Québec, QC to Toronto, ON. 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 $49.48 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Québec City to Toronto?

The distance between Québec City and Toronto is approximately 453 miles, or 730 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 38 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 Toronto 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 Friday 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 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. 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 Toronto?

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 Toronto to Québec City.

Which train should you take from Québec City to Toronto?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Québec, Quebec to Toronto, Ontario. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail49h 47m$90.95

Where is the train station in Québec City?

There are two stations in Québec City where you can board the train to Toronto:

  • Gare du Palais
  • Sainte Foy Station

Where is the train station in Toronto?

Toronto receives travelers from Québec City at its two active train stations:

  • Union Station
  • Guildwood Train Station

Price trends for trains from Québec City to Toronto

Average prices by travel date

$195$130$65JulAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$150$120$90$60$303020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Québec, QC to Toronto, ON
4.2
Based on 9 ratings and reviews

Based on 9 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with VIA Rail report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.8
Value
3.5
Condition
4.0
Colin
4.0
October 18, 2019Vacation
Pros
Comfortable sats, good view
Cons
Track maintenance - at times a bumpy ride!
Tips
Beats driving any day!
Alberto
4.0
September 21, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The train from Quebec to Montreal was very comfortable
Cons
The train from Montreal to Toronto
Tips
Union station in Toronto can be a little bit confusing when try to get on a bus
Alison
5.0
July 11, 2019Solo travel
Pros
I was able to change my seat from one that was on an aisle and rear facing to one by a window with no-one beside me. The staff were very courteous and helpful both at the station and on the train. I enjoyed the scenic journey very much and the smooth ride.
Cons
It was a shame that the train arrived in Toronto 30 minutes late.
Dagmar
3.0
July 4, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The coffee...
Cons
Problem: I was heading from Montreal to Toronto to be IN TIME for the Bryan Adams concert.... then one hour too late ...puh
Georges
3.0
June 4, 2019Visiting family
Pros
No stress,
Cons
USB outlets Newspapers and magazines More reliable WiFi

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