Did you know you can take Amtrak to Toronto, ON, Canada, from New York, NY, or its many intermediate stops? Knowing the Amtrak Maple Leaf Schedule may help you plan your next Amtrak Adventure, especially if between the United States and Canada.
In addition to the schedule, there is a printable PDF for you to download to your device or print. You can also find the basics of this train within this article.
The information for these guides comes from Amtrak, and Amtrak can change times anytime.
Temporary Amtrak Maple Leaf Schedule Changes, Service Alerts, And Notices
Below is a link to Amtrak’s page informing passengers of any service or station changes, either temporary or permanent. It doesn’t hurt to check before booking and leaving for the station.
Amtrak Maple Leaf Service Accommodations
Coach seating features comfortable seats, a fold-down tray, individual reading lights, and 120v electric outlets.
Business class includes extra legroom, a comfortable seat, and complimentary non-alcoholic beverages.
Additionally, Business Class customers receive a 25% bonus on Amtrak Guest Rewards points.
Wi-fi – is free and available on this train. There is a chance that Wi-fi may not be available in Candida.
This train has a cafe car that offers a variety of hot and cold meals, snacks, and hot and cold beverages and is available for all customers for most of the journey. This car may close at the start and end of the route.
The cafe car takes US currency during the US portions. The cafe will accept only credit cards, prepaid cards, and VIA Rail gift cards for onboard Café purchases in the Canadian section. (I assume debit cards are accepted, but the bold text is from the Amtrak site, and this could change at any time. )
You may bring food and drink aboard the train, but you cannot consume alcohol on the train you brought aboard.
Pet – Amtrak allows dogs and cats up to 20 pounds (combined weight of pet and carrier) for trips up to seven hours. You cannot bring pets on the Canadian sections of this route.
This train does not offer a checked bag service, but you can bring two pieces of luggage and two personal items. All bags must be under 50 pounds. For more information, check out Amtrak’s baggage policy.
Requirements and Guidelines For Crossing The US/Canadian Boarder
Information in this section is directly from Amtrak; if you need more information, click here.
You must be prepared and honest when dealing with border officers to ensure things go smoothly.
Be aware of what you can bring into the country you are going to, including money and agricultural goods.
Sites like Customs and Border Protections can help you travel into the USA and Canada Border Services Agency for crossing into Canada.
When Making Reservations
When making a reservation for services crossing the US-Canadian border, you must provide certain information, including your date of birth, gender, country of citizenship, and detailed information regarding the form of ID that you will carry with you on your trip. Further conditions apply.
Providing inaccurate or incomplete information will subject you to extensive inspection and questioning at the border. Please make sure that you supply us with complete and accurate information.
The information you provide when you make your reservation will be entered into your reservation record and supplied to Customs and Immigration officers in advance to facilitate your clearance. This information will not be used by Amtrak, VIA Rail Canada, or any Amtrak Thruway provider for any other purpose.Amtrak.com
The form of identification you carry with you on your trip should be the same piece of ID that you selected and provided details about when you made your reservation.
You must carry the original, valid identification document. Copies, expired or otherwise invalid documents will not be accepted. Each passenger must have his or her own ID.
[…] At […] Toronto, ON, passengers should arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure. For those passengers who are not citizens of either the United States or Canada, it is strongly advised to arrive earlier than one hour to complete additional United States Customs and Border Protection processing.Amtrak.com
Temporary Amtrak Maple Leaf Service Schedule Changes
Effective May 8 – September 17, 2023
To accommodate trackwork being performed between Niagara Falls and Hoffmans, Empire Service and Maple Leaf schedules will be adjusted as outlined below. Schedule times listed on Amtrak.com have been updated to reflect these changes.
• Trains will depart up to 10 minutes earlier from Niagara Falls, with up to 10 minutes added between Niagara Falls and Schenectady.
• Train 64 departs Niagara Falls at 11:45 am, 5 minutes earlier than usual, with intermediate station adjustments through Amsterdam. Departs Schenectady on a regular schedule.
• Train 280 departs Niagara Falls at 3:42 am, 10 minutes earlier than usual, with intermediate station adjustments from Niagara Falls to Amsterdam. Departs Schenectady on a regular schedule.
• Train 284 departs Niagara Falls at 6:37 am, 10 minutes earlier than usual, with intermediate station adjustments from Niagara Falls to Amsterdam. Departs Schenectady on a regular schedule.
• Up to 10 minutes added between Albany and Niagara Falls.
• Train 63 departs Buffalo-Depew at 3:18 pm, 2 minutes later than usual, with intermediate station adjustments between Buffalo-Depew and Niagara Falls.
• Train 281 departs Buffalo-Depew at 6:32 pm, 3 minutes later than usual, with intermediate station adjustments between Buffalo-Depew and Niagara Falls. Arrives at Niagara Falls 10 minutes later than scheduled.
• Train 283 departs Buffalo-Depew at 9:16 pm, 3 minutes later than usual, with intermediate station adjustments between Buffalo-Depew and Niagara Falls. Arrives at Niagara Falls 10 minutes later than scheduled.
Amtrak Maple Leaf Service Schedule
Use this schedule as a guide; check with Amtrak or your eticket for exact times. If there are two times, the first is the arrival, the second is the departure, and if there is only one, it is a quick stop.
Click on the stations to see the services offered at that stop.
Amtrak Maple Leaf Schedule Can Get Delayed By Border Crossings
You may experience delays at border crossings. Such delays are usually due to either or both US and Canadian customs and immigration procedures and are beyond Amtrak’s control.
Inspections during travel to/from Toronto will occur in Niagara Falls. Passengers will detrain with baggage at the border, should be prepared to show the ID selected when making reservations, and will reboard the same train.
Amtrak Maple Leaf Schedule
Sat – Sun
|Read Down||Read Down||Read Up||Miles|
|7:17a||7:15a||New York, NY|
Moynihan Train Hall (NYP)
|7:44a||7:44a||Yonkers, NY (YNY)||8:36p | 8:37p||14|
|8:03a||8:03a||Croton-Harmon, NY (CRT)||8:16p | 8:17p||32|
|8:45a||8:45a||Poughkeepsie, NY (POU)||7:35p | 7:36p||73|
|8:58a | 9:00a||8:58a | 9:00a||Rhinecliff, NY (RHI)||7:18p | 7:20p||88|
|9:20a | 9:21a||9:20a | 9:21a||Hudson, NY (HUD)||6:55p | 6:57p||114|
|9:50a | 10:10a||9:50a | 10:10a||Albany-Rensselaer, NY (ALB)||6:04p | 6:35p||141|
|10:34a||10:34a||Schenectady, NY (SDY)||5:36p||159|
|10:52a||10:52a||Amsterdam, NY (AMS)||4:50p | 4:52p||177|
|11:50a||11:50a||Utica, NY (UCA)||3:48p | 3:50p||237|
|12:03p||12:03p||Rome, NY (ROM)||3:32p||250|
Regional Transportation Center (SYR)
|2:44p | 2:51p||291|
Louise M. Slaughter Station (ROC)
|1:30p | 1:34p||370|
|3:16p||3:16p||Buffalo, NY – Depew Station (BUF)||12:36p | 12:40p||431|
Exchange Street Station (BFX)
|12:23p | 12:25p||437|
|4:39p | 4:41p||4:39p | 4:41p||Niagara Falls, NY (NFL)||10:38a | 11:50a||460|
|Amtrak Train # Run By Amtrak|
Canadian Boarder (CBN)
Amtrak Train Run By Via as #
|4:46p | 5:40p||4:46p | 5:45p||Niagara Falls, ON (NFS)||10:20a | 10:22a||462|
|6:03p||6:08p||St. Catharines, ON (SCA)+||9:58a|
|6:22p||6:27p||Grimsby, ON (GMS)+||9:38a|
|6:59p||7:04p||Aldershot, ON (AST)+||9:01a|
|7:14p||7:19p||Oakville, ON (OKL)+||8:45a|
Union Station (TWO)
Printable Amtrak Maple Leaf Schedule
Feel free to print out or download this page put together by Amtrak.
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