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Toronto to Niagara Falls, ON Train Information

Trains depart from:Toronto
Trains arrive in:Niagara Falls, ON
Distance:72 km

Trains from Toronto to Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is one of the top attractions in the world. If vacationing in or visiting Toronto, take a day to visit this amazing natural wonder. Visitors to the falls are treated to almost every kind of natural beauty and landscape they can imagine. From the hilly cliffs of the Escarpment to the grassy flat farmland, to the shores of two Great lakes and to the deep Niagara Gorge cut out by the Falls themselves, this wonderful destination is a must-see for everyone in the area. The ideal way to travel from Toronto to Niagara Falls is by train. Travelers get to avoid traffic, enjoy a relaxing, picturesque ride and furthermore its cheaper and safer compared to other means of transport. Also, journeys with VIA Rail means travelers can spend more time at the falls, since they have more choices for departure and return times. Services will depart from Union Station in downtown Toronto and arrive at Niagara Falls train station. VIA Rail provides year-round daily train services for the Toronto to Niagara Falls route. The distance between Toronto and Niagara Falls is 44 miles (70 kilometers). A train trip from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes around 1 hour and 56 minutes.

Which train companies travel from Toronto to Niagara Falls?

Train companies serving the Toronto to Niagara Falls route include VIA Rail and Amtrak. Amtrak Train Service offers up to 13 daily direct connections from Toronto to Niagara Falls. While VIA rail provides the most frequent train connections between Toronto and Niagara Falls. VIA Rail offers up to 34 scheduled departures between Toronto to Niagara Falls. Additionally, VIA Rail schedules one direct train from Toronto to Niagara Falls every day. Direct services may have stopovers throughout the journey, but passengers will not have to change trains.

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

The average duration of the journey from Toronto to Niagara Falls is about 2 hours and 44 minutes, but the fastest train, which is a direct service by VIA Rail, can get passengers to Niagara Falls in 1 hour and 56 minutes. Direct train services may have stopovers along the way, but travelers do not have to change trains. Other trains from Toronto to Niagara Falls may take longer than the average time due to transfers. Some routes have more than one change and the trip may take over 3 hours since there is often a change of train.

How many trains are there from Toronto to Niagara Falls?

34 train connections exist from Toronto to Niagara Falls every day and depart hourly. The earliest train from Toronto to Niagara Falls leaves Toronto Union Station at 7:01 a.m. and the last train service is scheduled for 10:43 p.m.

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

Departure station: the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls leaves from Toronto Union Station. This Station is located at 65 Front Street West in downtown Toronto, close to restaurants, hotels, tourist attractions, and business centers. Travelers can get to Union Station by either walking, biking or through public transport. From Pearson International Airport travelers can board a train which takes 25 minutes to reach Union Station. There is also a shuttle service that runs between the airport and the Union Station. The train station is rich in amenities to ensure travelers have a pleasant wait before transit. The facilities include ATMs, elevators, relaxing lounges, payphones, shops, restrooms, free WiFi access, and a ticket sales office.

Arrival station: the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls arrives at Niagara Falls Train Station. The Niagara Falls Train Station is located near Whirpool Bridge, 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) from the Falls themselves. Travelers can hop on bus 102, which takes seven minutes to reach Niagara Falls. The Falls Shuttle can transport passengers from the train station to the Falls. The Falls shuttle belongs to the Green Line bus service and picks up passengers at the Bus Terminal located on the street opposite the train station. The Niagara Falls shuttle leaves every 30 minutes. Taxi services are also available outside the train station. The Niagara Falls train station features plenty of facilities and services on its two floors to make the trip to Niagara Falls as comfortable as possible. Some of the facilities include free parking, both short and long-term, telephones, waiting rooms, washrooms and self-service ticket kiosks. The Niagara Falls train station is also easily accessible to travelers with limited mobility and wheelchairs are available on request. All the facilities and services are also suitable for disabled travelers.

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Trains from Toronto to Niagara Falls, ON
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How far is it from Toronto to Niagara Falls, ON by train?
You should expect to travel around 45 miles (72 km)  from Toronto to Niagara Falls, ON by train.