There are 3 ways to get from Toronto to Brighton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Trenton Junction VIA Rail

$55 - $115

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Bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Trenton, ON 5380 / ...

$42 - $72

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Toronto to Brighton 98 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Brighton is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Brighton is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 1 h 48 min.

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The distance between Toronto and Brighton is 139 km. The road distance is 156.8 km.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Brighton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs $70 - $150.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Toronto to Brighton, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Brighton is to train which takes 1 h 53 min and costs $70 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $95 and takes 2 h 32 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Brighton is 157 km. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Toronto to Brighton.

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The nearest airport to Brighton is Kingston (YGK) Airport which is 93.1 km away. Other nearby airports include Rochester (ROC) (100.7 km), Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) (140.6 km), Buffalo (BUF) (146.3 km) and Toronto (YYZ) (155.6 km).

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There are 19+ hotels available in Brighton. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Brighton.
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  • Distance: 86.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Brighton, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto to Brighton hourly. Tickets cost $28 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Toronto to Brighton once daily. Tickets cost $14 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Trenton Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Trenton, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$17 - $35
Standard Fare
$26 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45

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