Cheap Vancouver to Edmonton  train tickets

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How much are Vancouver to Edmonton train tickets?

Lowest Price$156.46
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How to buy cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Edmonton ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Vancouver to Edmonton is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Vancouver to Edmonton was $178.69. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 14 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $132.24 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from Vancouver to Edmonton ? What is the distance between Vancouver to Edmonton ?

The distance between Vancouver to Edmonton is 508.43 miles or 818.03 km. A train trip from Vancouver to Edmonton typically takes 27 hours, If you are looking to get to Edmonton faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by VIA Rail Canada. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 26 hours and 50 minutes to get from Vancouver to Edmonton.

Going from Vancouver to Edmonton by train takes over 27 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from Vancouver to Edmonton are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

VIA Rail Canada has the most frequent connections between Vancouver to Edmonton

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Vancouver to Edmonton route. VIA Rail Canada offers the most scheduled departures between Vancouver to Edmonton, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Edmonton with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

One train carrier connects Vancouver to Edmonton

VIA Rail Canada

VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Vancouver to Edmonton start from $156.46, and on average cost $246.75. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Edmonton. VIA Rail Canada in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Edmonton trains arrive at VIA Station,

From Vancouver to Edmonton train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 26 hours and 50 minutes.

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Avg. Time
1d 2h 50m
Avg. Price
$246.75

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There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Edmonton. The busiest departure station in Vancouver serving this route is Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St.
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Edmonton from Vancouver., The busiest departure station in Vancouver serving this route is VIA Station.
  • VIA Station