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There are 4 ways to get from Brantford to Hamilton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 18 bus

  1. Take the train from Brantford to Aldershot
  2. Take the line 18 bus from Aldershot GO Bus to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Brantford Bus Terminal to Aldershot GO Bus

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Brantford to Hamilton

Drive

  1. Drive from Brantford to Hamilton

Brantford to Hamilton by train and bus

The journey time between Brantford and Hamilton is around 1h 29m and covers a distance of around 53 km. This includes an average layover time of around 45 min. The fastest journey normally takes 57 min. Operated by VIA Rail and GO Transit, the Brantford to Hamilton service departs from Brantford and arrives in Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
43 min
Layover time:
45 min
Total time:
1h 29m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
57 min
Journey distance:
53 km
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
$39
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:51
Last service departs at:
20:41

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Brantford to Hamilton train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Brantford to Hamilton is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Brantford to Hamilton is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brantford to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Brantford Bus Terminal and arriving at Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. via Aldershot GO Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Brantford and Hamilton is 36 km. The road distance is 41.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brantford to Hamilton without a car is to train and line 18 bus which takes 1h 12m and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 1h 12m to get from Brantford to Hamilton, including transfers.

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Brantford to Hamilton bus services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Brantford Bus Terminal station.

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Brantford to Hamilton bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Aldershot GO Bus station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brantford to Hamilton is 42 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Brantford to Hamilton.

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  • Distance: 36.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 12m

What companies run services between Brantford, ON, Canada and Hamilton, ON, Canada?

GO Transit operates a bus from Brantford Bus Terminal to Aldershot GO Bus every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Brantford to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$15 - $28
Business
$70 - $75
Economy
$38 - $40
EconomyPlus
$35 - $50
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Aldershot GO Bus to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Brantford Bus Terminal to Aldershot GO Bus
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
GO Transit
Other operators
Taxi from Brantford to Hamilton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
City Taxi
Phone
+1 519 759 7800
Website
citycab.ca
Brant Taxi
Phone
+1 519 752 1010
Website
branttaxi.com
Bell City Cabs
Phone
+1 519 759 1300
Website
bellcitycabs.com

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