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There is one daily train from Saskatoon to Kamloops. Traveling by train from Saskatoon to Kamloops usually takes around 32 hours and 38 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||596 mi (960 km)|
|Fastest train||32h 38m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail|
What is the price of a train ticket from Saskatoon to Kamloops?
In the last month, $227.64 was the average price of a train ticket from Saskatoon to Kamloops. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 23 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $11.88 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
Ticket prices for the train from Saskatoon to Kamloops often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in November when the average ticket price is only $205,
If you're thinking of traveling from Saskatoon to Kamloops during August, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $317 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in August, is to book your trip well in advance.
Which train should you take from Saskatoon to Kamloops?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Saskatoon to 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||1||1d 8h 39m||$301.23|
VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Saskatoon and 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.
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The distance between Saskatoon and Kamloops is approximately 596 miles, or 960 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 32 hours and 38 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.
Trains departing from Saskatoon to Kamloops tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. 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 Wednesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Saskatoon at 10:00am and arrives in Kamloops around 32 hours later.
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to 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 Kamloops to Saskatoon.
Kamloops is an exciting, family-friendly city set against a backdrop of jaw-dropping natural beauty in the mountains of British Columbia. A temperate climate, rugged hills, and translucent bodies of water provide the perfect setting for such outdoor activities as mountain biking, hiking, boating, fishing, or simply relaxing on one of the many beaches that line the South Thompson River. Visitors can step back in time at the Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park, which features the remains of a 2,000-year-old indigenous village, or view stunning landscapes that have remained unchanged for millennia at one of Kamloops' provincial parks. The British Columbia Wildlife Park to the east of the city is home to 65 different animal species, including cougars and bears.
The city boasts four first-rate wineries that offer tours and tastings within beautiful green spaces. Kamloops also features an eclectic food scene comprising luxury restaurants, health-conscious eateries, hearty pub meals, and several mobile food trucks.
Kamloops has a vast network of transport links that allow visitors to travel efficiently. VIA Rail service runs from the central train station while buses take advantage of scenic mountain routes to carry passengers throughout the region.
Where is the train station in Saskatoon?
Main departure station: Saskatoon
There is one train station in Saskatoon.
All train stations in Saskatoon:
Where is the train station in Kamloops?
Main arrival station: Kamloops North
Kamloops North is a VIA Rail Station off of the Yellowhead Highway. The station includes a small building with restrooms and seating, plus limited parking in the lot outside. The station is in a fairly industrial area of Kamloops, so there are no restaurants or other amenities close to the station. From Kamloops, VIA Rail trains head to Vancouver, Jasper, Edmonton, and beyond.
Train stations in Kamloops:
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