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Trains from Edmonton to North Kamloops

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Edmonton - North Kamloops Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Edmonton to North Kamloops. Traveling by train from Edmonton to North Kamloops usually takes around 19 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance352 mi (566 km)
Fastest train19h 0m
Lowest price$130.87
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail Canada
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Edmonton to North Kamloops?

VIA Rail Canada is the one and only train line which connects Edmonton to North Kamloops. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail Canada119h 27m$132.49
  • VIA Rail Canada

    VIA Rail Canada

    VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Edmonton and North Kamloops. In addition to being completely green-certified, VIA Rail’s new, state-of-the-art trains feature amenities such as free reliable Wi-Fi, wide aisles, ergonomic seats, and wheelchair lifts in every accessible car. VIA Rail is known for its unparalleled customer service and snazzy black and yellow paint scheme.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Edmonton to North Kamloops during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Edmonton to North Kamloops?

The distance between Edmonton and North Kamloops is approximately 352 miles, or 566 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 19 hours,

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Edmonton to North Kamloops tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Thursday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Edmonton at 12:00am and arrives in North Kamloops around 19 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Edmonton to North Kamloops?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to North Kamloops with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from North Kamloops to Edmonton.

City Information

Edmonton

An urban center coexisting peacefully with nature, Edmonton offers plenty of exciting outdoor activities that will keep you engaged. One of the city’s most notable trails is the North Saskatchewan River Trail, which features 150 km of trails. Adventure-seekers can explore the trail on bikes or on foot, and the scenery will certainly amaze you. If you wish to explore the city’s art scene or cultural life, head over to Downtown Spark, which is an immersive art program made by local artists. For those who just want to lay back and enjoy the sun, the perfect spot would be Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park.

If you are looking for a unique pub experience, head over to Central Social Hall, which offers amazing local dishes. For those who are simply looking for a cup of coffee, Nook Cafe considers itself to be the coziest hangout spot around.

The city’s primary railway station is the Edmonton Train Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s principal airport is the Edmonton International Airport, which is located 14 miles south-southwest of the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Edmonton?

Edmonton VIA Station, Edmonton, AB - CAEMOVIA-0

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Main departure station: VIA Station

The Edmonton VIA Rail Station is the center of intercity rail travel in Edmonton. Located 5.5 kilometers northwest of downtown Edmonton, the station first opened in 1998. Due to its unique location, trains have to reverse into or out of the station. It is served by only one VIA Rail line: the Canadian line, which runs across the entire country, from Toronto to Vancouver. The nearest hotels are available just one kilometer away from the station.

All train stations in Edmonton:

  • VIA Station

Where is the train station in North Kamloops?

Main arrival station: VIA Station

North Kamloops has one train station.

Train stations in North Kamloops:

  • VIA Station

Need a return trip from North Kamloops to Edmonton?

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