Trains from Ashcroft to Kamloops

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Ashcroft - Kamloops Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Ashcroft to Kamloops. Traveling by train from Ashcroft to Kamloops usually takes around one hour and 45 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance42 mi (67 km)
Fastest train1h 45m
Lowest price£15.42
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Ashcroft to Kamloops?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Ashcroft 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.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail11h 45m£15.42
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Ashcroft 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Ashcroft to 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 Ashcroft to Kamloops?

The distance between Ashcroft and Kamloops is approximately 42 miles, or 67 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 45 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?

Trains departing from Ashcroft 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 Saturday 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 Ashcroft at 22:00 and arrives in Kamloops about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Ashcroft to Kamloops?

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 Ashcroft.

City Information

Kamloops

Kamloops, BC - CAKAM-0Kamloops, BC - CAKAM-1Kamloops, BC - CAKAM-2

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Ashcroft?

Main departure station: Ashcroft VIA Station

There is one train station in Ashcroft.

All train stations in Ashcroft:

  • Ashcroft VIA Station

Where is the train station in Kamloops?

Kamloops North VIA Station, Kamloops, BC - CAKAMVIA-0

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Main arrival station: Kamloops North VIA Station

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:

  • Kamloops North VIA Station

Need a return trip from Kamloops to Ashcroft?

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