|Distance||451 miles (728 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 10 min|
|Average train ticket price||$116 (€94)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||VIA Rail Canada|
Trains from Toronto to Quebec City, QC cover the 451 miles (728 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 10 min with our travel partners like VIA Rail Canada. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $87 (€70), but the average price of train tickets is $116 (€94).
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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 between Toronto and Quebec City, QC.
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These are VIA Rail's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Toronto and Quebec City, QC:
Quebec City is the capital city of Quebec province, a historic French colonial settlement on two levels, with a dramatic setting at the mouth of the St. Lawrence river. The city's old quarter and port area has an atmospheric charm that attracts legions of tourists, while the city is also an important cultural and political center for Quebecois Canadians. Travelers can take a train from Toronto to Quebec City Gare du Palais with the national intercity operator VIA Rail. All services are indirect, requiring a change, and sometimes a lengthy layover, in Montreal. The quickest connections take a little under 10 hours, but some trips take more than 11 hours. All trains to Quebec City depart from Toronto Union Station in the morning. There is a reduced service from Toronto to Quebec City on weekends, but it is still possible to use VIA Rail connections via Montreal.
Canada's main rail operator, VIA Rail, provides all the country's intercity services including all trains from Toronto to Quebec City Gare du Palais via Montreal. VIA Rail trains on this route on the Ontario-Quebec corridor offer passengers a choice of Economy and Business Class seats, and train carriages are equipped with power outlets for charging personal devices, WiFi Internet access, and onboard entertainment systems. Light meals, snacks and drinks are available for purchase on the trolley service on the train from Toronto to Quebec City, with complimentary meals and drinks served to Business Class passengers. Some VIA Rail intercity trains to Quebec City also offer baggage check-in services for up to two large items per passenger, and assistance with boarding for passengers with reduced mobility.
VIA Rail's long-distance intercity service from Toronto Union Station to Quebec City Gare du Palais is one of the longest routes in Eastern Canada, at 414 miles (666 kilometers). The fastest train from Toronto to Quebec City is the weekday early morning departure, which takes a total journey time of nine hours and 48 minutes to reach Quebec City, including 48 minutes spent in transit in Montreal. Other trains on this route from Toronto can take up to 2 hours longer to reach Quebec City, although much of the extra time is due to a longer wait between connections in Montreal.
The VIA Rail schedules from Toronto Union Station to Quebec City Gare du Palais include four morning departures from Toronto, from early morning to a little before noon, all involving a change of train at Montreal. There are two indirect trains from Toronto Union Station via Montreal on Saturdays and three on Sundays, all with morning departure times. On Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, passengers taking the train from Toronto to Quebec City have the option of an additional evening connection onwards from Montreal to Sainte-Foy Station in Quebec City arriving a little after 10:00 p.m.
Departure station: Toronto Union Station is Canada's busiest station and the second-busiest rail terminus in North America. The station is located near the waterfront on the south side of central Toronto, serving as the main hub for VIA Rail intercity services and GO suburban trains. Public transport connections from downtown include TTC Subway services, GO express buses, city buses, and streetcars arriving at stops inside the station or nearby on Bay Street and Front Street. Passenger facilities at the station include parking lots, baggage storage lockers, free WiFi, bike share racks, and a taxi stand. The station concourse includes numerous food outlets including a pizzeria, Thai diner, sushi bar, sandwich stalls, and burger bars. The station shopping mall includes a convenience store, mini-market, drugstore and pharmacy, and news vendors.
Arrival station: Quebec City Gare du Palais is the main rail hub for VIA Rail intercity trains, a chateau-style building and national heritage site dating from 1915, located on the north-east side of the central Basse-Ville. Public transport connections include city bus routes downtown, departing from the adjacent bus terminus, and a shuttle link to Gare Sainte-Foy, which is situated south-west of the city center and also served by city bus route 76. Facilities at the station includes car rental agencies, baggage storage, ATMs, restrooms, and a taxi stand. The station concourse at Gare du Palais includes Quebecois restaurants, snack bars, coffee shops, sandwich stalls, vending machines, news vendors, a convenience store, and a gift store.
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