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Travelling in United-States

Do you have any information on border crossing requirements?

Crossing the border into Canada? Please verify Canadian customs requirements before you travel.

Crossing the border into the United States? Please verify U.S. customs requirements before you travel.

If crossing the border, you must provide your date of birth and citizenship when booking your tickets. Call 1 888 VIA-Rail (1 888 842-7245) to have your booking updated.

For more information about customs requirements, refer to our international travellers section.

Are there connections to the United States?

If you are in Canada and wish to book a one-way or round trip between Toronto and New York City, you can do so on the VIA Rail web site or by phone at 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245), TTY 1 800 268-9503 (hearing impaired).

For booking a trip:
• between Montréal and New York City
• between Vancouver and Seattle
• between New York and Toronto
• Or anywhere else in the U.S.,

Please call Amtrak, the U.S. passenger rail service, at 1 800 872-7245 or visit their web site.

Note: All Amtrak tickets may be issued at our Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver stations.

How can I contact Amtrak?


60 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington, DC

Toll free: 1 800 USA-RAIL (872-7245)

Web site:

Travel agents: 1 800 835-8725

Is there train service between Toronto and New York City?

Yes, there are daily departures from Toronto Union Station!

View the schedule for the Toronto-Niagara Falls-New York City train.