Montreal To Toronto Train

It is a great idea to take the Montreal to Toronto train ride on your next Canada trip ​as you will not only save time, but you will also be able to enjoy some of Canada's most spectacular attractions. High-speed trains travel the distance between these iconic cities in 5 hours!
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Montreal to Toronto By Train

It takes an average of 5 hours 7 minutes to travel from Montreal to Toronto by train, over a distance of around 332 miles (535 km).

​There are normally 6 trains per day travelling from Montreal to Toronto and tickets for this journey start from $123 when you book in advance.

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Departure/Arrival Stations
Distance by train


by train

541,6km (336,5 mi)
Estimated Travel Time


Travel Time

5 hours
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Montreal to Toronto Train Information

Take a scenic train ride from Montreal to Toronto as one of the best ways to see charming Canada. Trains operated by VIA Rail Canada cover a distance of 535 km (332 mi) in about 5 hours and boast excellent service on board. Furthermore, on the way to your final destination, you will have the opportunity to enjoy the picturesque Ontario Lake.
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Montreal to Toronto Train Schedule

Looking for the full schedule for your Montreal to Toronto train? Please take a look at the table below to find times of earliest and latest train departures,​ fastest trip times and number of departures per day.

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VIA Rail Express Train Toronto to Montreal

VIA Rail Express trains offers a wide range of services. A dedicated entertainment network is available to all passengers, and WiFi is free. On VIA Rail trains, you can also find meals and snacks made with Canadian ingredients where possible. For the entertainment of children, VIA Rail offers a variety of activities. Every train is equipped with restrooms.
Employees on trains conduct health checks before passengers are permitted to board. Before boarding, they ask simple health questions and check for visible signs of illness.​

Montreal to Toronto Train Classes

Train from Montreal to Toronto operated by VIA generally offer two classes of service: Economy class and Business class. Depending on class ​you choose here is some different features. Economy class offers total comfort at a great price. Choosing Business class is the best way to travel for work or pleasure, as you'll enjoy a delicious meal, power outlets for your laptop, and other privileges. ​However, business class is not available on some Saturday and Sunday departures.

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FAQ About Train From Toronto to Montreal

Looking for more information about your trip from Montreal to Toronto? To assist you in planning your trip, we've gathered some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers.

Montreal to Toronto Train Map

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Tips For Travelling Around Canada With VIA Trains

1. Book Your Train in Advance
Booking in advance is always recommended, even if you're traveling by train. Most advance tickets go on sale 12 weeks prior to your travel date. By booking early, you're likely to find the highest availability and the lowest fares.

2. What to Pack for your Short Trip

If you are taking a short trip, you are advised to bring chargers and headphones so that you can watch movies and TV shows through VIA Rail's On-Train Entertainment System. You are also welcome to bring your own food on the train.

3. What to Pack for your Long Trip

Whether you're taking the train for a day trip or an overnight trip, don't forget to pack non-electronic reading materials. For capturing the breathtaking views, bring your camera, as well as a spare battery or charger.

4. What To Do Before Your Trip

You should arrive at the station 30 minutes before departure when traveling within the Corridor, and one hour prior to departure when traveling long distances. You should also check your departure time and the name of the train station in advance.
5. Baggage allowance on board
There is one additional item allowed on board weighing up to 23 kg (50 lb). Luggage Storage is located at the front and end of each Train car. One bicycle per passenger is allowed on VIA Rail trains.
6. Safety first!
A mask or face covering is required for all passengers on trains and in the station. The mask can be temporarily removed for eating and drinking. Masks are also mandatory for all employees at all times on trains.

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