VIA Rail Train Tickets

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Explore Canada by train as you travel on VIA Rail from coast to coast and north of the Hudson Bay. Travel through the Rockies, the Prairies, across metropolitan areas and to the Maritimes.

With fast and convenient intercity services, discover Canadian cities such as Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City along the popular Quebec-Windsor Corridor. Also, travel on other famous routes such as The Canadian running from Toronto to Vancouver, The Ocean running from Montreal to Halifax, and more.

Popular VIA Rail Train Routes

Why Choose VIA Rail Train Tickets?

  • Travel anywhere across Canada on one of 19 train routes!
  • Print your e-ticket at home prior to departure or show your boarding pass from your smartphone or
  • Comfortable services on both day and night trains.

Suggested itineraries

The Canadian – 4 days 1 hours
Toronto – Vancouver

Embark on a journey across Canada between the country’s largest city and the Pacific coast. You’ll pass by the lakes of Northern Ontario, the Western Prairies and the Rocky Mountains in this breathtaking experience.

The Ocean – 19 hours 51 minutes
Montreal – Halifax

Discover the East Coast of Canada from its misty mornings to astonishing twilights. Canada’s Maritime is famous for its warm and welcoming communities, always ready to offer their hospitality.

Services on VIA Rail

Escape, Economy & Economy Plus

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • At seat power outlets
  • Affordable light meals, snacks & beverages (available for purchase)
  • Alcoholic beverages (available for purchase)
  • Headsets (available for purchase)
  • Blanket & pillow (available for purchase)
  • VIA Destinations Magazine

Business & Business Plus

  • Priority boarding (at select stations only)
  • Business class lounge access
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • At seat power outlets
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Affordable light meals, snacks & beverages (included)
  • Alcoholic beverages (included)
  • Headsets (available for purchase)
  • Blanket & pillow (included)
  • VIA Destinations Magazine

Sleeper Cabins

Ride the rails overnight in complete comfort in a VIA Rail sleeper cabin. Each private sleeper is equipped with its own bunk beds and washroom which includes a sink and toilet.

When booking a sleeper through ACP Rail, rest assured that a private sleeper will not be shared by a stranger. All bookings with multiple guests will also be adjusted to the capacity of the room and then a new private cabin will be added.



Two articles of up to 11.5 kg (25 lb) and 1 personal article of 11.5 kg (25 lb) OR 1 article of up to 23 kg (50 lb) and 1 personal article of 11.5 kg (25 lb) are permitted as carry-on baggage onboard.


Two articles of 23kg (50lb) and 1 personal article of 11.5 kg(25lb).

You can bring up to 2 checked articles (per person). Each article can be up to 23 kg (50 lb) each.

Adapted Meals

Some trains offer the possibility of reserving special meals including diabetic, gluten-free, kosher, vegetarian meals and more.


In each station, personnel can help escort disabled and impaired travelers to the platform and assist them in boarding and disembarking from the train. Passengers with disabilities should contact VIA Rail to find out about the services available to them by telephone at 1 888 842-7245 or from the ticket counters at each station.

Top Attractions in Canada

Vieux Port: Montreal, Quebec
Walking in Old Montreal is an experience in itself where you find some of the country’s oldest buildings dating back to the 1600’s. You will discover a colorful community and a neighborhood that includes many tourist attractions, as well as hotels, restaurants, shops and stunning views of the St-Laurent River.

Banff National Park: Banff, Alberta
The Banff National Park attracts thousands of visitors every year. As Canada’s first national park and one of its most visited, the park located near Calgary, provides tourists with diverse wildlife and breathtaking scenery that combines placid lakes, towering mountains and dense forests.

CN Tower: Toronto, Ontario 
Located in Downtown Toronto, the CN Tower stands at 553 m (1,815 ft.), which makes it one of the tallest freestanding structures in the world. Reach its top floor to find a restaurant in the glass floored outdoor observation deck.

Stanley Park: Vancouver, British Columbia 
Stanley Park is Vancouver’s largest urban park with kilometres of forest trails, beautiful beaches, cultural landmarks, colourful gardens, local wildlife and much more. It’s no wonder the Park has become one of Vancouver’s top attractions.