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Duration 29h 4m
Distance 1586.6 km
Average price $380
Frequency 3/week

Trip overview

The train between Toronto and Amherst takes 29h 4m. The train runs, on average, 3 times per week from Toronto to Amherst. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train

  1. Toronto
  2. Montréal
  3. Amherst
24h 33m
$273 - $485

Toronto to Amherst train times

Trains run three times a week between Toronto and Amherst. The service departs Toronto at 08:35 in the morning, which arrives into Amherst at 14:39. All services require a transfer at Montréal and take an average of 29h 4m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Toronto to Amherst? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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No, there is no direct train from Toronto to Amherst. However, there are services departing from Toronto and arriving at Amherst via Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 33m.

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The distance between Toronto and Amherst is 1220 km. The road distance is 1586.6 km.

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Toronto to Amherst train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto station.

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Toronto to Amherst train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Amherst station.

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Amherst is 1h ahead of Toronto. It is currently 8:12 AM in Toronto and 9:12 AM in Amherst.

There are nine+ hotels available in Amherst. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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What companies run services between Toronto and Amherst?

You can take a train from Toronto to Amherst via Montréal in around 24h 33m.
Train operators
VIA Rail
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Montréal
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$70 - $100
Economy
$100 - $140
EconomyPlus
$130 - $190
Business
$170 - $240
Train from Montréal to Amherst
Ave. Duration
18h 39m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$170 - $300
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$130 - $160
Economy
$170 - $240
EconomyPlus
$210 - $300
Business
$300 - $420

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