Cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Montreal

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How much are train tickets from Vancouver to Montreal?

Lowest Price£270.39
Fastest100h 59m
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Overall score for Vancouver to Montreal
4.5
Based on 2 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.0
Pedro Angel
5.0
4 November 2019Solo travel
Pros
The staff from Vancouver to Winnipeg was spectacular and so friendly (Debora and Ceci (blond lady)) ; but the one from Winnipeg to Toronto was awful and unfriendly (Robert and Paul) if they don’t like their job, just quite but treat people good and don’t be around with ...More
Tips
Don’t be mad if you don’t get wifi bevause you will share with more people and that’s nice!! The old fashion way!! Sometimes I wanted WiFi to watch a movie but it was good not to get it
Brooklyn
4.0
6 September 2019Solo travel
Pros
I absolutely loved all of my interactions with other solo travellers and the staff on the via rail train across Canada. The crew from train 4 from Vancouver to Manitoba was especially great! While spending 4 nights seated upright does not sound like the most comfortable...More
Cons
I cannot think of anything in terms of service that can be improved. I feel as though the facilities, such as bathrooms and chairs, could use some more thorough maintenance, though none of this is the responsibility of the traveling crew.
Tips
~Bring healthy snacks or buy them in each town the train stops in ~Bring a short water bottle ~Have changes of clothes organized ~Wear a sleeping mask and earplugs if you are a light sleeper ~Bring a travel pillow and a blanket ~Register as entertainment for a free ride...More

How much does a train ticket from Vancouver to Montreal cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Vancouver to Montreal were £271.98.

The best way to find cheap deals on train tickets from Vancouver to Montreal is by booking earlier as most train companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 27 days out, tickets are on average £60.50 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the train ride from Vancouver to Montreal?

The distance between Vancouver and Montreal is approximately 2291.88 miles, or 3687.48 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 101 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 100 hours and 59 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 is the busiest day for trains from Vancouver to Montreal?

On Saturday trains from Vancouver to Montreal are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

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

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Vancouver to Montreal route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Vancouver to Montreal, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Vancouver to Montreal, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Vancouver to Montreal, which start at £6,883.23.

One train company connects Vancouver to Montreal

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Vancouver to Montreal start from £270.39, and on average cost £288.49. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Montreal. VIA Rail in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Montreal trains arrive at 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O,

From Vancouver to Montreal train travel on VIA Rail takes 101 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Montreal faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 100 hours and 59 minutes.

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Avg. Time
4d 5h 4m
Avg. Price
£288.49

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Montreal. 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 Montreal from Vancouver. These are the busiest arriving stations in Montreal:
  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O