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There are 3 ways to get from Waterloo to The Beaches by train, tram, bus, subway or car

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Train, line 501 tram  •  2h 37m

  1. Take the train from Kitchener GO to Toronto Union Station Ki / ...
  2. Take the line 501 tram from King St West at Yonge St East Side to Queen St East at Wineva Ave 501 / ...

$19 - $77

2 alternative options

Bus, line 109 bus, line 2 subway  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Wilfrid Laurier University to Square One 25
  2. Take the line 109 bus from City Centre Transit Terminal Platform A to Kipling Terminal Platform 14 109 / ...
  3. Take the line 2 subway from Kipling Station - Eastbound Platform to Main Street Station - Eastbound Platform 2

$25 - $29

Drive  •  1h 26m

  1. Drive from Waterloo to The Beaches 117.3 km

$12 - $18

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in The Beaches is 1-833-784-4397.

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The social distance requirement in The Beaches is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Waterloo to The Beaches is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 1h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo to The Beaches is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 1h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo to The Beaches. However, there are services departing from Kitchener GO and arriving at Queen St East at Wineva Ave via King St West at Yonge St East Side. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 37m.

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The distance between Waterloo and The Beaches is 101 km. The road distance is 117.3 km.

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The best way to get from Waterloo to The Beaches without a car is to train and line 501 tram which takes 2h 37m and costs $19 - $80.

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It takes approximately 2h 37m to get from Waterloo to The Beaches, including transfers.

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Waterloo to The Beaches train services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Kitchener GO station.

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Waterloo to The Beaches train services, operated by Toronto Transit, arrive at Queen St East at Wineva Ave station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo to The Beaches is 117 km. It takes approximately 1h 26m to drive from Waterloo to The Beaches.

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  • Distance: 101.4 km
  • Duration: 2h 37m

What companies run services between Waterloo, Canada and The Beaches, ON, Canada?

There is no direct connection from Waterloo to The Beaches. However, you can take the train to Toronto Union Station, take the walk to King St West at Yonge St East Side, then take the line 501 tram to Queen St East at Wineva Ave. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Waterloo to The Beaches via Square One, City Centre Transit Terminal Platform A, Kipling Terminal Platform 14, Kipling Station - Eastbound Platform, Main Street Station - Eastbound Platform, and Main Street Station in around 3h 19m.

Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Kitchener GO to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
GO Transit
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Kitchener to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$22 - $40
Business
$82 - $84
Economy
$48 - $49
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Toronto Transit
Phone
+1 416-393-4636
Website
ttc.ca
Tram from King St West at Yonge St East Side to Queen St East at Wineva Ave
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
Toronto Transit
Subway from Kipling Station - Eastbound Platform to Main Street Station - Eastbound Platform
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
Toronto Transit
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Wilfrid Laurier University to Square One
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
GO Transit
MiWay
Phone
+1 905-615-4636
Website
mississauga.ca
Bus from City Centre Transit Terminal Platform A to Kipling Terminal Platform 14
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
MiWay
Cash Fare
$4

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