The Startup Train: Toronto to Montreal

It’s official, the Startup Train is back, in partnership with Fasken. 

Coming from the GTA to Startupfest? Kick off the festival early by traveling via chartered cars with VIA Rail, alongside corporates, mentors, startups and investors all en route to Startupfest in Montreal. Jump aboard for an unforgettable experience and maximize your time at the fest by making the journey an extra special part of the destination.


Coming from the GTA to Startupfest?

Get on the right track!

What is the Startup Train?

We are excited to bring back the Startup Train for it’s 9th year and offer Toronto based startups to network and learn from mentors and investors. Over five to six hours of travel, Startup Train founder and guru, Brydon Gilliss, and our partners at Fasken will facilitate meetings, and help people build meaningful connections before the conference. 


The Details: 

Important Note: This is a ONE-WAY ticket to Startupfest. Attendees are responsible for organizing return travel.



  • $519 for Startups
  • $669 for Investors and all others

Price Includes:

  • One ticket to Startupfest
  • One way travel from Toronto to Montreal
  • Meals and drinks are included aboard the train
  • Does NOT include accommodations - check out our hotel partners here.


Travel Information:

  • We will meet in the Business lounge by 10:30am latest in order to register. There is coffee, wifi and drinks available so please arrive early and relax before boarding.
  • We will be travelling business class.


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