The cheapest trains from Toronto to Montreal, QC

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

$92

Average

$97

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Toronto to Montreal, QC will cost around $ 97 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 92.

Cheapest
12:37PMGuildwood, ON8h20 08:57PMMontreal (Central Station)
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$921One-way
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10:52AMGuildwood, ON7h12 06:04PMMontreal (Central Station)
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$921One-way
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06:52AMGuildwood, ON9h23 04:15PMMontreal (Central Station)
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$921One-way
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08:52AMGuildwood, ON4h51 01:43PMMontreal (Central Station)
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$921One-way
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05:22PMGuildwood, ON4h51 10:13PMMontreal (Central Station)
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$921One-way

Timetable Toronto to Montreal, QC

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06:52AMGuildwood, ON9h23 04:15PMMontreal (Central Station)
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06:52AMGuildwood, ON4h57 11:49AMMontreal (Central Station)
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08:52AMGuildwood, ON4h51 01:43PMMontreal (Central Station)
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08:52AMGuildwood, ON7h23 04:15PMMontreal (Central Station)
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10:52AMGuildwood, ON7h12 06:04PMMontreal (Central Station)
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11:52AMGuildwood, ON5h09 05:01PMMontreal (Central Station)
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12:37PMGuildwood, ON8h20 08:57PMMontreal (Central Station)
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03:37PMGuildwood, ON4h41 08:18PMMontreal (Central Station)
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05:22PMGuildwood, ON4h51 10:13PMMontreal (Central Station)
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06:22PMGuildwood, ON4h33 10:55PMMontreal (Central Station)
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Sep 22
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$404Air Canada
Thu
Sep 23
$92VIA Rail Canada
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Sep 24
$92VIA Rail Canada
$232flair airlines
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Sep 25
$69VIA Rail Canada
$74flair airlines
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Sep 26
$115VIA Rail Canada
$357Air Canada
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Sep 27
$93VIA Rail Canada
$66flair airlines
Tue
Sep 28
$49VIA Rail Canada
$244Air Canada
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Sep 29
$49VIA Rail Canada
$99Air Canada
Thu
Sep 30
$69VIA Rail Canada
$66flair airlines
Fri
Oct 1
$93VIA Rail Canada
$166flair airlines
Sat
Oct 2
$49VIA Rail Canada
$175Air Canada
Sun
Oct 3
$92VIA Rail Canada
$227Air Canada
Mon
Oct 4
$69VIA Rail Canada
$103Air Canada
Tue
Oct 5
$49VIA Rail Canada
$259Air Canada
Wed
Oct 6
$49VIA Rail Canada
$161Air Canada
Thu
Oct 7
$68VIA Rail Canada
$103Air Canada
Fri
Oct 8
$93VIA Rail Canada
$103Air Canada
Sat
Oct 9
$69VIA Rail Canada
$103Air Canada
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Oct 10
$69VIA Rail Canada
$103Air Canada
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Oct 11
$93VIA Rail Canada
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$68VIA Rail Canada
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The fastest trains from Toronto to Montreal, QC

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

4 h 33 m

Average

6 h 8 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

503 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Toronto for Montreal, QC every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 503 km distance in an average of 6 h 8 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 33 m .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 23 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
06:22PMGuildwood, ON4h33 10:55PMMontreal (Central Station)
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$1151One-way
2nd Fastest
03:37PMGuildwood, ON4h41 08:18PMMontreal (Central Station)
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$921One-way
08:52AMGuildwood, ON4h51 01:43PMMontreal (Central Station)
0 changes
$921One-way
05:22PMGuildwood, ON4h51 10:13PMMontreal (Central Station)
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$921One-way
06:52AMGuildwood, ON4h57 11:49AMMontreal (Central Station)
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$921One-way

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Train Information between Toronto and Montreal, QC

distanceDistance312 miles (503 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 33 min
priceAverage train ticket price$85 (€68)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesVIA Rail Canada

Trains from Toronto to Montreal, QC cover the 312 miles (503 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 33 min with our travel partners like VIA Rail Canada. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $85 (€68), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $49 (€39).

Train companies

Train between Toronto and Montreal, QC with VIA Rail

For as little as $49 (€39) you can travel by train between Toronto and Montreal, QC with VIA Rail. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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 Toronto to Montreal, QC.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train from Toronto to Montreal, QC, check Omio for VIA Rail trains offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 312 miles (503 km) trip between Toronto and Montreal, QC, Omio makes it easier than ever to find VIA Rail trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current VIA Rail train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Toronto to Montreal, QC as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your VIA Rail train on Omio. If you search for trains between Toronto and Montreal, QC in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the VIA Rail tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for VIA Rail trains between Toronto and Montreal, QC starting at $49 (€39), buy your official VIA Rail tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

    VIA Rail's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Toronto to Montreal, QC are the following:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • You can cancel your reservation at any time prior to the scheduled departure and receive a full refund in addition to not incurring any service charges, regardless of when you purchased your ticket. This includes all travel up to and including November 1, 2020, as well as any travel after November 1, 2020, if their outbound train is on or before November 1, 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Toronto to Montreal

    Montreal, the second most populous city in Canada, styles itself as the nation's cultural capital - a vibrant Francophone metropolis enjoying a beautiful island setting on the St. Lawrence river. The VIA Rail intercity line from Canada's largest city Toronto to Montreal is naturally one of the busiest routes in the Canadian rail network, connecting the main cities of Ontario and Quebec. VIA Rail offers regular direct rail connections between the two cities seven days a week, with journey times between Toronto and Montreal of around 5 hours. Additional indirect trains involve a change in the capital city of Ottawa and take at least 2 hours longer to reach Montreal, and in the case of the morning service, sometimes considerably more. Weekend services are slightly reduced, with two fewer connections between Toronto and Montreal.

    Which train companies travel from Toronto to Montreal?

    VIA Rail is the main rail operator in Canada, providing all the country's intercity services including all trains from Toronto to Montreal. VIA Rail trains on this route offer Economy and Business Class seats, and train carriages are equipped with electrical outlets, WiFi internet access and onboard entertainment systems. Light meals, sandwiches and drinks are available for purchase on board the train from Toronto to Montreal with complimentary meals and cocktails served to Business Class passengers. Some VIA Rail intercity trains also offer baggage check-in services for up to two large items per passenger.

    How long is the train ride from Toronto to Montreal?

    The fastest train from Toronto to Montreal is VIA Rail's late afternoon direct departure from Union Station, taking four hours and 49 minutes to cover the 335-mile (556 kilometer) rail route north-east from Ontario. Other direct trains take between three minutes and 39 minutes longer, with VIA Rail's slowest service being the late morning train from Toronto to Montreal, taking 5 hours and 29 minutes. Additional indirect connections via Ottawa take between 7 hours and 25 minutes and nine hours and 35 minutes, with total journey times depending on the length of time spent in Ottawa between connections.

    How many trains are there from Toronto to Montreal?

    VIA Rail's weekday schedules offer six daily services from Toronto Union Station to Montreal. The first train from Toronto to Montreal departs from Ontario city in the early morning and there are three morning services, two afternoon trains and a final early evening departure leaving for Montreal just after 6:00 p.m. Saturday schedules offer five direct train services to Montreal with one fewer afternoon departure, while Sunday timetables also offer five trains to the city in Quebec, with no early morning departure from Toronto. On weekdays there are also five daily indirect connections with a change at Ottawa, with four morning departures and an early afternoon service. Weekend schedules offer four indirect connections via Ottawa, two in the morning and two in the afternoon.

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

    Departure station: Toronto Union Station is Canada's busiest rail terminal and the second-busiest station in North America. Now a national historic site, located close to the waterfront on the south side of downtown Toronto, Union Station serves as a main hub for VIA Rail intercity services. In addition to GO suburban train services and GO buses, public transport connections to the station include TTC Subway trains, city buses and streetcars from stops within the station or nearby on Front Street and Bay Street. Facilities at the station include bike share racks, taxi stands, baggage storage lockers and free WiFi. The food court includes a Thai diner, pizzeria, sushi bar, chicken takeaway, sandwich stall and burger bar. Stores include a grocery market, drug store, book shop, and news vendor.

    Arrival station: Montreal Central Station, also known as the Gare Centrale, is a major intercity terminus for VIA Rail services and the busiest commuter hub in the province of Quebec. Located close to the Old Port on the south-east side of downtown Montreal, the station's public transport links include seven local bus routes, night buses and airport shuttles, or Montreal Metro subway services on the Orange line from Bonaventure station or Green line from McGill station. Facilities include Bixi bike share racks, taxi stands, car rental agencies, free WiFi, a hair salon, and even a dental clinic. Food outlets on the concourse include Quebecois restaurants, fast food franchises, coffee shops, bakeries, and a Korean diner. The shopping mall offers fashion boutiques, a luxury chocolatier, luggage stores, jewelers, grocery markets, and news vendors.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Toronto to Montreal, QC
    Travel by train to Montreal, QC easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Toronto to Montreal, QC.
    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest train from Toronto to Montreal, QC?
    Train tickets from Toronto to Montreal, QC for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $49 (€39)  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a train ticket between Toronto and Montreal, QC?
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Toronto to Montreal, QC train price to come in at an average of $85 (€68)  one way.
    How far is it from Toronto to Montreal, QC by train?
    You should expect to travel around 312 miles (503 km)  to Montreal, QC from Toronto by train.
    How long is a train between Toronto and Montreal, QC on average?
    On average the Toronto to Montreal, QC train time is 4 h 33 min  covering the 312 miles (503 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What train providers go from Toronto to Montreal, QC?
    Take the Toronto to Montreal, QC train with VIA Rail Canada. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Toronto and Montreal, QC as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Are there any nonstop train services from Toronto to Montreal, QC?
    Yes, there are 6 direct trains from Toronto to Montreal, QC per day with VIA Rail Canada  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    How many trains are there from Toronto to Montreal, QC a day?
    On average, there are 6 trains a day from Toronto to Montreal, QC. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What time is the earliest train from Toronto to Montreal, QC? What time is the last train from Toronto to Montreal, QC?
    You can take the earliest train from Toronto to Montreal, QC at 10: 52 AM   or take the last train from Toronto to Montreal, QC leaving at 10: 22 PM. Look for the latest Toronto to Montreal, QC train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Toronto to Montreal, QC to get the best deals?
    You can find trains from Toronto to Montreal, QC to cost on average $85 (€68) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Toronto to Montreal, QC train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.