Cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Edmonton


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How much are train tickets from Vancouver to Edmonton?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Edmonton?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Vancouver to Edmonton is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Vancouver to Edmonton was £97.09. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 5 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £24.15 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Vancouver to Edmonton?

The distance between Vancouver and Edmonton is approximately 508.43 miles, or 818.03 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 26 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 26 hours and 50 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.

What's the best day to take the train from Vancouver to Edmonton?

If you want to avoid a crowded train, Saturday is the best day to travel as it is the least busy day for trains from Vancouver to Edmonton.

In contrast, the busiest train day of the week is usually Tuesday. If you are planning to book travel for Tuesday, make sure to book your train tickets well in advance as they may sell out and you may find trains more full than usual.

VIA Rail has the greatest number of connections between Vancouver to Edmonton

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Vancouver to Edmonton route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Vancouver to Edmonton, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Edmonton with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

One train company connects Vancouver to Edmonton

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Vancouver to Edmonton start from £93.07, and on average cost £103.83. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Edmonton. VIA Rail in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Edmonton trains arrive at VIA Station,

From Vancouver to Edmonton train travel on VIA Rail takes 26 hours and 50 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Edmonton. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Vancouver are:
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Edmonton from Vancouver. These are the busiest arriving stations in Edmonton:
  • VIA Station