Trains from Kamloops to Ashcroft

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Kamloops - Ashcroft Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Kamloops to Ashcroft. Traveling by train from Kamloops to Ashcroft usually takes around one hour and 46 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance42 mi (67 km)
Fastest train1h 46m
Lowest price£15.88
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Kamloops to Ashcroft?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Kamloops to Ashcroft. 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 46m£15.88
  • 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 Kamloops and Ashcroft. 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 Kamloops to Ashcroft 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 Kamloops to Ashcroft?

The distance between Kamloops and Ashcroft is approximately 42 miles, or 67 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 46 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?

Thursday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Kamloops to Ashcroft. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Thursday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Thursday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Kamloops at 19:00 and arrives in Ashcroft about an hour later.

Is there a direct train from Kamloops to Ashcroft?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Ashcroft 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 Ashcroft to Kamloops.

City Information

Kamloops

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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 Kamloops?

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

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Main departure 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.

All train stations in Kamloops:

  • Kamloops North VIA Station

Where is the train station in Ashcroft?

Main arrival station: Ashcroft VIA Station

Ashcroft has one train station.

Train stations in Ashcroft:

  • Ashcroft VIA Station

Need a return trip from Ashcroft to Kamloops?

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