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Trains from Québec to Drummondville

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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Québec to Drummondville. Traveling by train from Québec to Drummondville usually takes around 2 hours and 6 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in one hour and 26 minutes.

Distance89 mi (143 km)
Fastest train1h 26m
Lowest price$30.61
Trains per day5
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Québec to Drummondville?

In the last month, $37.35 was the average price of a train ticket from Québec, QC to Drummondville, QC. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.38 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Québec to Drummondville by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for June. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just C$33 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Québec to Drummondville in March, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to C$46 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

$64$51$38$25$133020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 26 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Drummondville from Québec will be about C$0.38 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Québec to Drummondville?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Québec, Quebec to Drummondville, Quebec. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail52h 7m$38.30
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail train tickets from Québec to Drummondville start from $30, and on average cost . Daily there are 5 VIA Rail schedules to Drummondville. VIA Rail in Québec leaves from Sainte Foy Station . And in Drummondville trains arrive at Drummondville VIA Station .

    From Québec to Drummondville train travel on VIA Rail takes 2 hours and 7 minutes. If you are looking to get to Drummondville faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 26 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Drummondville.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The distance between Québec and Drummondville is approximately 89 miles, or 143 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 26 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Québec to Drummondville 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?

The earliest train departs Québec at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Québec to Drummondville?

There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Québec to Drummondville.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Drummondville to Québec.

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 Drummondville?

Arrival stations

Drummondville has one train station.

Train stations in Drummondville:

  • Drummondville VIA Station

Need a return trip from Drummondville to Québec?

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