GO to the CNE

Published: Jun 21, 2024

August 16 - September 2, 2024

Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON (Closest GO Station: Exhibition)

Experience The EX with GO

CNE is back this summer and GO Transit is excited to provide the most convenient and affordable transit options to get you to and from the event. There will be more trains on both Lakeshore West and Lakeshore East lines to provide customers with more options to attend during the duration of the event. We're commited to making your journey easy and affordable with online Weekend and Weekday Group Passes plus, kids 12 and under are FREE! We've also got discounted CNE admission through PRESTO Perks! You can save up to 44% when you buy in advance!

GO at the CNE

Before GO-ing to the CNE:

  1. Find a time and day that suits you as there will be additional trains that go to the CNE. Plan your trip.
  2. Your PRESTO card unlocks savings on exciting attractions, including the CNE. Save up to 44% when you buy your CNE admission in advance.
  3. When paying for your trip, tap with PRESTO or buy your ticket online: E-Tickets | One-Day Weekend Pass | Weekday Group Passes
  4. Sign up for On-the-GO Alerts, so you never miss an update.
  5. Focus on the event, leave the driving to GO Transit!

We’re increasing train service along Lakeshore West and Lakeshore East to help you GO to The EX

Lakeshore West

We are adding weekday trains between Union Station and Burlington GO to provide you with more options to get to the CNE.

    • NEW eastbound trains:
    • 4:44 p.m. Oakville GO to Union Station.
    • 5:14 p.m. Oakville GO to Union Station.
    • 5:45 p.m. Oakville GO to Union Station.
    • 6:15 p.m. Oakville GO to Union Station.
    • 6:45 p.m. Oakville GO to Union Station.
    • 9:51 p.m. Exhibition GO to Union Station.
    • 10:21 p.m. Exhibition GO to Union Station.
    • NEW westbound trains:
    • 8:32 p.m. Union Station to Oakville GO.
    • 9:02 p.m. Union Station to Oakville GO.
    • 9:34 p.m. Union Station to Burlington GO.
    • 10:02 p.m. Union Station to Burlington GO.
    • 10:34 p.m. Union Station to Burlington GO.
    • 11:02 p.m. Union Station to Burlington GO.
    • 11:32 p.m. Union Station to Burlington GO.

Some departure times will be adjusted to help maintain consistent schedules during busy periods.

Some trains that normally run express will be adjusted to make a special stop at Exhibition GO.

Lakeshore East

We are adding weekdays trains to provide you with more options to get you to the CNE.

  • NEW westbound train will depart Durham College Oshawa GO at 5:25 p.m., arriving at Union Station at 6:27 p.m. You can then connect with the Lakeshore West train departing Union Station at 6:55 p.m., arriving at Exhibition GO at 7:03 p.m.

  • NEW eastbound trains departing Union Station at 10:05 p.m. and 10:35 p.m., making all stops to Durham College Oshawa GO.

If you will be travelling on Lakeshore West or East between Aug. 16 – Sept. 2, please plan ahead and check schedules in advance.

Canadian Armed Forces members and veterans ride for free for Warriors’ Day Parade

On Saturday, Aug. 17, we honour those who have served and who continue to serve our country by offering free GO transportation to the Warriors’ Day Parade for veterans, retired and serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces, and one companion of their choosing.

We ask you to please identify yourself by wearing your medals, beret, blazer, uniform, or by carrying service papers or identification card while travelling.

Immediate family members of deceased veterans may also ride for free. Please ensure you are carrying something to identify your relations to the deceased veteran, such as service papers or identification card.

We thank our Canadian Armed Forces members, both past and present, for their service and sacrifice to our country.  

Plan ahead and check schedules at gotransit.com.

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