Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON train

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06:22PMMontréal15h54 10:16AMNiagara Falls
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Train schedule from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON

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Fastest train times from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON

Showing times and prices for Sep 30

Fastest Journey

15 h 54 m

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15 h 54 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

511 km

It's difficult to get from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON without transferring at least once.

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Overview: Train from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON

distanceDistance317 miles (511 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVIA Rail

Trains from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON cover the 317 miles (511 km) long route taking on average 13 h 55 min with our travel partners like VIA Rail. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available.

Train companies: VIA Rail from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON trains

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VIA Rail

VIA Rail is Canada's main train provider. There are several different ticket fares like Economy, Business, Sleeper Plus, Prestige and Touring for your next journey by train from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON.

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VIA Rail from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON train information:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 15 min
  • VIA Rail frequency: 1 a day

Trains from Montreal to Niagara Falls

Passengers can choose between an average of 12 train services a day which depart from Montreal to Niagara Falls. Although there are no direct trains, rail companies VIA Rail and Amtrak collaborate to provide a comfortable international service. On average, it takes around 8 hours and 40 minutes to arrive at Niagara Falls from Montreal, but many services are much faster.

Which train companies travel from Montreal to Niagara Falls?

As the train from Montreal to Niagara Falls is an international service with no direct line, travelers must choose a split service, provided by two cooperating rail companies. Any journey will first be covered by Canada's VIA Rail, departing from Montreal, and then the second part of the journey will be supplied by Amtrak, arriving in the United States' Niagara Falls. VIA Rail will depart from Montreal to Toronto, which encompasses the first part of the journey from Montreal to Niagara Falls. All VIA Rail carriages offer spacious seating, WiFi connectivity and power outlets on every seat. It takes around 5 hours and 20 minutes for a train to arrive in Toronto from Montreal. The second part of the journey is provided by Amtrak's Maple Leaf Line service. Amtrak's Maple Leaf Line connects Toronto and towns around the Canadian border with New York State. It usually takes around 3 hours and 15 minutes to arrive in Niagara Falls from Toronto on this service. Passengers will enjoy spectacular views of Lake Ontario and the surrounding countryside from the train.

How long is the train ride from Montreal to Niagara Falls?

The train from Montreal to Niagara Falls crosses 317 miles (510 kilometers) and encompasses two countries. No direct service is provided between Montreal and Niagara Falls, but the fastest trains only have one change in Toronto. The fastest train from Montreal to Niagara Falls takes as little as 7 hours and 45 minutes. The average journey time is roughly 8 hours and 40 minutes to travel from Montreal to Niagara Falls. Trains which depart at antisocial hours can take as long as 15 hours and 20 minutes. Travelers are encouraged to book in advance to secure a faster journey.

How many trains are there from Montreal to Niagara Falls?

Each day, an average of 12 trains depart from Montreal to Niagara Falls. The first train from Montreal to Niagara Falls departs shortly after 6:00 a.m. each morning and the last service departs shortly after 4:00 p.m. in the afternoon. Trains do depart later in the afternoon, but they require waiting overnight at connecting stations, which isn't desirable for safety reasons in the summer months and because of the cold during fall and winter. On average, one train departs each hour while trains between Montreal and Niagara Falls run. However, an additional train service is provided during peak travel hours in the morning and afternoon.

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

Departure station: All trains on this route depart from Montreal Central Station, located in the heart of Montreal's city center. Montreal Central Station has great facilities for the business and leisure traveler, including WiFi throughout the station and lounges. Immediately surrounding the station is Les Halles de la Gare, a large center with an extensive range of shopping and dining outlets. Montreal Central Station is fully accessible to passengers with limited mobility. Wheelchairs and wheelchair assistance can be provided, as long as passengers contact their train company up to 24 hours before departure. The concourse of the station is wheelchair accessible, with ramps allowing ease of access to the ticket office and washrooms adapted for those with limited mobility. Montreal Central Station is a huge hub for national rail travel in Canada, with 11 million passengers departing each year for the major cities of the East Coast, including Toronto and Quebec. VIA Rail advise that all passengers arrive to board a minimum of 30 minutes prior to their train's scheduled departure, or more if they have requested special assistance.

Arrival station: All services on this route arrive at Niagara Falls Station, managed by Amtrak Rail. Niagara Falls Station is in very close proximity to the famous waterfalls in the Niagara Falls State Park. Passengers who arrive at Niagara Falls Station can take the 55 bus to the State Park, which takes approximately 22 minutes. Alternatively, passengers can walk the 1.9 miles (3 kilometers) to the Falls themselves, besides the picturesque Niagara River. Niagara Falls Station is not a large station but does have some facilities. Passengers will find accommodations for those traveling with limited mobility, including elevators allowing ease of access to platforms and accessible washrooms. A ticket office is open for a limited period each day and there is paid car parking in the immediate vicinity of the station.

Travel Tips: Trains from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON

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When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Montreal, QC and Niagara Falls, ON by train to be approximately 317 miles (511 km).
While the time it takes to travel 317 miles (511 km) from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON train journey time is on average 13 h 55 min.
If you're looking for trains from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON, you can rely on VIA Rail to get you to Niagara Falls, ON. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON at 6: 51 AM. The last train from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON that you can take departs at 6: 22 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Montreal, QC to Niagara Falls, ON schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

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