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outward: Jul 18, 2019
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inbound: Aug 10, 2019
direct (4h17m)
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outward: May 31, 2019
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inbound: Jun 1, 2019
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Travel guide Detroit–Toronto

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What train companies operate the route from Detroit to Toronto?

The route requires two short bus routes operated by Transit Windsor (TunnelBus and Bus Number 2), followed by a train from Windsor to Toronto operated by VIA Rail Canada (Toronto-Windsor), which covers the majority of the distance.

What is the schedule for the train route from Detroit to Toronto?

On weekdays, departures occur at 8AM, 1PM, 5PM, and 12AM each night. On Saturdays, departures occur at 7:47AM, 1PM, and 5PM. On Sundays, departures occur at 1AM, 12:30PM, 4:30PM, and 7:00PM.

What are the departure and arrival train stations for the route from Detroit to Toronto?

Buses depart from a Detroit bus stop called Michigan at Cass (the first train departs from Windsor Train Station). The train arrives in Toronto’s Union Station.

What distance is the train route from Detroit to Toronto?

The total distance between departure and arrival stations is around 225 miles in length.

How long does it take to travel from Detroit to Toronto by train?

The typical travel time is around 5 hours give or take 10 minutes.

What are the stops on the train route from Detroit to Toronto?

Stops along the first bus route include Rosa Parks Transit 34 EB, Michigan at Shelby, Griswold and Congress, Tunnel Platform at Mariner’s, and McDougall at Wyandotte, at which point passengers walk 1 minute to the Wyandotte at McDougall bus stop. From the Wyandotte at McDougall bus stop, passengers take bus number 2 past Wyandotte at Glengarry, Wyandotte at Aylmer, Wyandotte at Marentette, Wyandotte at Parent, Wyandotte at Marion, Wyandotte at Hall, Gladstone at Wyandotte, Wyandotte at Lincoln, Wyandotte at Devonshire, and arrive at Wyandotte at Monmouth, at which point passengers walk 4 minutes to the Windsor Train Station. At the Windsor Train Station, passengers board the Toronto-Windsor train, which takes passengers past the following stops: Chatman, Glencoe, London, Woodstock, Brantford, Aldershot Station, and Oakville.

Why should you travel by train from Detroit to Toronto?

Trains between Detroit and Toronto are slightly longer than the equivalent drive, but without the need to focus on a boring highway with almost no scenery. On the train passengers can enjoy a nice long nap.

What is there to see and do in Toronto?

While in Toronto, visitors should check out the CN Tower, the Hockey Hall of Fame, try open-air ice skating (in the wintertime), or attend a late night party at one of the downtown nightclubs.