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.
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 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.