#GOGETAWAY

Discover a different side of GO this May long weekend!

We live for the weekend, and planning them is just half the fun. Exploring the big city, or cycling through wine country – it’s good to have weekend options, and we give them to you.

Toronto to Niagara. Niagara to Toronto. Either way, we’ll take you there. Now, let’s plan your May long weekend getaway.

Niagara and Niagara-on-the-Lake

Go beyond the city limits. With seasonal service to Niagara region, a weekend getaway to wine country or a tour of one of the world’s natural wonders is a quick train ride away. Forget the worries of weekend traffic, and enjoy a relaxing ride to Niagara Falls. Bring your bike and cruise along the Niagara River Recreation Trail to take in the picturesque Falls or Niagara Gorge. Or take a GO Bus shuttle from St. Catharines and start your winery adventure in the heart of Niagara-on-the-Lake.

#GOGETAWAY STORIES

“So where are you headed? A wine tour with girlfriends for the day in Niagara-on-the-Lake? A trip to downtown Toronto for a Blue Jays or Toronto FC game? All are so easily accessible on GO Transit. And best of all…you don’t have to do the driving so you can actually enjoy the scenery!”

Via Parent Club

“Since I moved to Toronto, I’ve always fancied cycling through the Niagara wine country. I’ve had the opportunity to drive to a few wineries but always daydreamed about how beautiful biking through the area would be. Last weekend, I finally got the opportunity to make this wish a reality with GO Transit’s seasonal service to Niagara.”

Via melsays.com

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GETTING THERE

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FARES

Our fares are based on the distance you travel. We offer various types of tickets and passes to fit everyone’s travel needs. Seniors, Students, Children and Groups save on fares.

See our fare calculator for details

Period passes are available for purchase at GO ticket booths and allow one trip on two different days over one weekend, perfect for weekend get-aways.

Period Passes:

  • Can be purchased the day of or anytime during the week leading up to the weekend of travel
  • Must be used in full that weekend (i.e. a return trip must be redeemed the same weekend as purchase)
  • Are available for purchase at any GO station, or customers can use their PRESTO card
  • The cost of a Period Pass is the same as the cost of a regular Day/Group pass.

SCHEDULE

Trains run Victoria Day long weekend, Friday, May 20 through Monday, May 23-with stops at Union Station, Exhibition, Port Credit, Oakville and Burlington GO Stations, and St. Catharines and Niagara Falls VIA Stations.

Connecting express GO Bus service runs between St. Catharines and Niagara-on-the-Lake.

NOTE: Niagara Victoria Day weekend service will not be affected by the Lakeshore West reductions that weekend as it operates on a different track. Also, trains will operate hourly between Union and Oshawa May 21-23 due to work at Guildwood Station, so please plan accordingly.

This year, our Niagara summer service will run June 24 to September 5, and over the Thanksgiving weekend, October 7 through 10, on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.

Schedules for the summer Niagara service will be available in early June.

VIEW SCHEDULES

Bring your bike

Getting around by bike is a great way to explore wine country. We’ve made it easy for you to bring yours, with two special bike coaches on our Niagara trains. Lock up your bike and enjoy a worry free ride on the upper level. Our bike coaches run Sat / Sun / holidays

For more info on bringing your bike on the GO, click here.

Triplinx

Whether it’s planning your route, or finding schedules and fares, Triplinx will help you plan your GO trip.

Plan your GO route today at triplinx.ca

For Niagara Transit information, click here

For information about WEGO click here

For St. Catharines Transit, click here