Planning a family-friendly day trip to Niagara Falls

Photo of Niagara Falls

Grab the family and GO see the falls! Our Niagara Seasonal GO Train Service is back, running June 22 – September 3 and October 5-8 on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Whether you’re looking for a day trip or a weekend adventure, our service is the perfect way to experience a fun-filled family weekend.

If you’re travelling with kids, you’ll likely get an early start on the day and catch our 9 a.m. train from Union Station. After a scenic ride (among the top five train rides in Canada!), you’ll arrive in Niagara Falls at 11:05 a.m.

If you’re not departing from Union there are five other stations along the way – Exhibition, Port Credit, Oakville, Burlington and St. Catharines. Click here to plan your trip!

Photo of family in the falls

All aboard!

The trip to Niagara Falls takes approximately two hours from Union Station. Pack snacks and games for the ride to keep everyone entertained.

Once you arrive, a WEGO bus will be waiting to take you directly to Niagara Falls or to the heart of the fun of Clifton Hill tourist area. Hop on and off as much as you like, your pass is good for your entire trip. Click here to see a detailed WEGO bus schedule.


The falls are jam-packed with fun things to do, so finding something for everyone in the family is easy! Take the Journey Behind the Falls or the Hornblower Cruise or head to the Butterfly Conservatory for a chance to see over 2,000 different butterflies.

Through our partnership with Niagara Parks Tourism, you can add an Adventure Pass to your travel package and have unlimited access to over 10 attractions during your stay. Purchase your package today!

Photo of Hornblower Cruise

Relax, we’ll drive you home

After a fun-filled day, you can head to a nice family dinner before heading home on the train at 7:20 p.m. The ride home is sure to be filled with fun conversation about the day.

If you’re planning a weekend adventure, you can return on Sunday at one of four departure times, 8:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 7:20 p.m. or 11 p.m.

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