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Trains from Québec to Moncton

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Québec - Moncton Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Québec to Moncton. Traveling by train from Québec to Moncton usually takes around 13 hours and 34 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance310 mi (499 km)
Fastest train13h 34m
Lowest price$94.66
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Québec to Moncton?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Québec, Quebec to Moncton, New Brunswick. 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 Rail113h 34m$99.60
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail train tickets from Québec to Moncton start from $95, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Moncton. VIA Rail in Québec leaves from Sainte Foy Station . And in Moncton trains arrive at Moncton VIA Station .

    From Québec to Moncton train travel on VIA Rail takes 13 hours and 34 minutes.

    If you are looking to travel to Moncton on a weekend there is typically one VIA Rail scheduled trip per day, which will cost for a one-way weekend reservation from Québec.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Québec to Moncton 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 Québec to Moncton?

The distance between Québec and Moncton is approximately 310 miles, or 499 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 34 minutes,

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?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Québec to Moncton on Monday. Tickets for Monday tend to also be the most expensive. For savy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passangers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Québec at 10:00pm and arrives in Moncton around 13 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Québec to Moncton?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Moncton 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 Moncton to Québec. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Québec to Moncton for $117.33.

City Information

Québec

Boasting quaint cobblestone streets and towering cathedrals, Québec City will make you feel like you are in France, with a unique Canadian touch. The city’s prime attraction lies in its Old Quarter, which features winding cobblestone streets and some of the city’s most iconic architectural marvels such as the Citadel or the Notre-Dame Basilica. Take a stroll around the quarter, and you might find yourself transported to Europe. If you wish to take a break from the hustles and bustles of a big city for a while, drive 9 miles northeast of the Old Town and you will reach Montmorency Falls Park, with its iconic 272-foot fall. The park’s idyllic beauty and its amazing landmarks will certainly strike a chord with nature lovers. For those who just can’t have enough with the town’s interesting history, head over to Place-Royale, which was the original birthplace of the French Colony and the French-American community.

Québec City’s food scene features a very strong French influence. If you want to try local specialties with a distinctive French twist, try La Traite or Le Clocher Penché. For lavish dinners, head over to Restaurant Initiale.

The city’s principal VIA Rail train station is the Gare du Palais, and the main bus station is right next to it. The main airport in the city is the Jean Lesage International Airport, 8.1 miles west of the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Québec?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Québec.

All train stations in Québec:

  • Sainte Foy Station

Where is the train station in Moncton?

Arrival stations

Moncton has one train station.

Train stations in Moncton:

  • Moncton VIA Station

Need a return trip from Moncton to Québec?

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