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There are 4 ways to get from Vaughan to Stratford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 42m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Stratford VIA Rail / ...

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Line 501 bus, train  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the line 501 bus from Smart VMC Terminal - Route 501 Zum Queen WB to Downtown Terminal Zum Queen Stop 501
  2. Take the train from Brampton GO to Stratford VIA Station Ki

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Bramalea GO Bus to Weber St. W. @ Victoria St. N. 30
  2. Take the bus from Kitchener, ON - Kitchener GO/VIA Rail Station to Stratford ON - 824 Ontario St Route 2: K/W

Drive  •  1h 47m

  1. Drive from Vaughan to Stratford 145.5 km
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The cheapest way to get from Vaughan to Stratford is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 1h 47m.

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The fastest way to get from Vaughan to Stratford is to drive which takes 1h 47m and costs $14 - $22.

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No, there is no direct bus from Vaughan to Stratford. However, there are services departing from Vaughan Mills Terminal Platform 2 and arriving at Stratford ON - 824 Ontario St via Hwy 407 Bus Terminal, Bramalea GO Bus and Kitchener, ON - Kitchener GO/VIA Rail Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Vaughan to Stratford. However, there are services departing from Rutherford GO and arriving at Stratford via Toronto Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 42m.

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The distance between Vaughan and Stratford is 128 km. The road distance is 145.5 km.

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The best way to get from Vaughan to Stratford without a car is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs $25 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Vaughan to Stratford, including transfers.

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Vaughan to Stratford bus services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Bramalea GO Bus station.

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Vaughan to Stratford train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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The best way to get from Vaughan to Stratford is to train which takes 3h 42m and costs $25 - $100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $40 and takes 4h 38m.

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  • Distance: 128 km
  • Duration: 3h 42m

What companies run services between Vaughan, ON, Canada and Stratford, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Toronto Union Station to Stratford twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 2h 12m. GO Transit also services this route 5 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Vaughan to Stratford via Highway 407 Station Platform 3, Hwy 407 Bus Terminal, Bramalea GO Bus, Weber St. W. @ Victoria St. N., and Kitchener, ON - Kitchener GO/VIA Rail Station in around 4h 38m.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Stratford
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$27 - $45
Business
$85 - $95
Economy
$53 - $56
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Toronto Union Station to Stratford VIA Station
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
GO Transit
Train from Brampton GO to Stratford VIA Station
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
Brampton Transit
Phone
+1 905-874-2999
Website
bramptontransit.com
Bus from Smart VMC Terminal - Route 501 Zum Queen WB to Downtown Terminal Zum Queen Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
Brampton Transit
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Bramalea GO Bus to Weber St. W. @ Victoria St. N.
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
GO Transit
Perth County Connect
Phone
1-888-465-0783
Website
perthcounty.ca
Bus from Kitchener, ON - Kitchener GO/VIA Rail Station to Stratford ON - 824 Ontario St
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
perthcounty.ca

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Vaughan to Stratford bus services, operated by Perth County Connect, arrive at Stratford ON - 824 Ontario St station.

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Vaughan to Stratford train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Stratford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vaughan to Stratford is 146 km. It takes approximately 1h 47m to drive from Vaughan to Stratford.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Stratford. Prices start at $112 CAD per night.

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