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Journey Summary

Burlington, ON to Montreal, QC Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
10 hours 34 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $81
Trains depart from:Burlington, ON
Trains arrive in:Montreal, QC
Distance:549 km
Train Companies:VIA Rail Canada

Trains from Burlington to Montreal

For travelers wishing to make their way from Burlington to Montreal, the most reliable and convenient mode of transport is the train. There are seven daily connections between the two cities. The distance covered by a train from Burlington to Montreal is 342 miles (550 kilometers). The average travel time taken by the train from Burlington to Montreal is 7 hours and 18 minutes. However, the fastest train from Burlington to Montreal gets travelers to their destination in 6 hours and 42 minutes. Traveling by train from Burlington to Montreal will involve at least one change during the journey, which requires travelers to alight from their train and board another one.

Which train companies travel from Burlington to Montreal?

The route from Burlington to Montreal has one service provider and that is VIA Rail. However, as the journey between the two cities is long, VIA Rail works together with GO Transit to facilitate smooth rides to all its customers. This means that travelers from Burlington board the Lakeshore train from Burlington to Toronto. At the Union Station in Toronto, travelers change to the VIA Rail service to Montreal. The fastest trains from Burlington to Montreal offer travelers one change during their journey. This change takes 45 minutes at the Toronto Union Station. On the other hand, the longest time it takes for this transfer to happen at the Toronto Union Station in 1 hour and 59 minutes. This is for the slowest train from Burlington to Montreal. VIA Rail services on trains include free WiFi internet, trolley service for food and drink, and charging ports for electronic devices.

How long is the train ride from Burlington to Montreal?

The average trip from Burlington to Montreal takes 7 hours and 18 minutes with the fastest train from Burlington to Montreal getting to its destination in 6 hours and 42 minutes. This saves travelers at least 1 hour and 20 minutes when making their way by train from Burlington to Montreal. Although most trains on the route have a single change, VIA Rail takes every precaution to make sure that these transfers are made as swiftly as possible for the comfort of travelers. When taking the train from Burlington to Montreal, travelers board the Lakeshore train by GO Transit with the change happening at Toronto Union Station. On arrival at the Union Station in Toronto, travelers will have to transfer to a VIA Rail train which takes them on to Montreal. The average time it takes for these changes to occur at the Toronto Union Station is 1 hour 59 minutes.

How many trains are there from Burlington to Montreal?

On average, there are seven daily train connections from Burlington to Montreal, with around 49 services operating every week on this route. All the trains are facilitated by VIA Rail in conjunction with the Lakeshore train operated by GO Transit. Each train from Burlington to Montreal has adjustable seats with extra legroom for the comfort of travelers. The trains also have sanitized washrooms, air conditioning, and free WiFi. VIA Rail operates the most daily connections from Burlington to Montreal. The first train leaves Burlington for Montreal at 6:23 a.m. while the last train leaves at 4:01 p.m.

What are the arrival and departure stations for trains from Burlington to Montreal?

Departure station: Trains plying the Burlington to Montreal route depart from the Aldershot Station located at 1199 Waterdown Road in Burlington, ON. This train station is on the South-east corner of Highway 403 and Waterdown Road. Travelers coming from the east side of the highway should take the Waterdown Road exit and turn right on Waterdown Road; while travelers coming from the west side of Highway 403 should take the Fairview St. / Plains Road exit, turn right onto Plains Road and then right on Waterdown Road. This train station is unstaffed but travelers have access to a self-service kiosk where they are able to buy and print their tickets. The train station has two parking lots available to the travelers, one on the north side and the other on the south side. The Aldershot train station is two minutes away from the nearest public transit station and is easily accessed by public transport from the center of Burlington.

Arrival station: Trains from Burlington arrive in Montreal at the Gare Centrale Station located at 895 de la Gauchetière in West Montreal, QC. This station is located under the Queen Elizabeth Hotel near Bonaventure Metro or the McGill Metro. This train station has free WiFi that is accessible to travelers. It is a staffed station that offers baggage assistance and wheelchairs to travelers with limited mobility. Paid parking offered by Indigo is available for access to travelers using this station. The parking has both indoor and outdoor spaces that offer short and long-term parking services. The Gare Centrale Station is huge with nice small shops where travelers can pass the time and a food court where they can grab refreshments. The station provides easy access and assistance to passengers with limited mobility.

Travel Tips

Trains from Burlington, ON to Montreal, QC
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FAQs
How much are cheap trains to Montreal, QC from Burlington, ON?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Burlington, ON and Montreal, QC for the next 7 days starting from $81 (€64)  one way.
How much is the train between Burlington, ON and Montreal, QC on average?
The train price to Montreal, QC from Burlington, ON is on average $81 (€64)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Montreal, QC from Burlington, ON by train?
You should expect to travel around 340 miles (549 km)  to Montreal, QC from Burlington, ON by train.
What are the first and last departure train times from Burlington, ON to Montreal, QC?
The earliest train departing from Burlington, ON to Montreal, QC leaves at 4: 39 PM. The last train departing from Burlington, ON to Montreal, QC leaves at 4: 39 PM. You can find the latest Burlington, ON to Montreal, QC train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Burlington, ON to Montreal, QC train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Burlington, ON and Montreal, QC within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $81 (€64) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Burlington, ON to Montreal, QC a few months in advance.