Winnipeg to Sioux Lookout train
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There is one daily train from Winnipeg to Sioux Lookout. Traveling by train from Winnipeg to Sioux Lookout usually takes around 6 hours and 31 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.
|Distance||232 mi (373 km)|
|Fastest train||6h 31m|
|Trains per day||1|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail|
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Which train should you take from Winnipeg to Sioux Lookout?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Winnipeg to Sioux Lookout. 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.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||1||6h 31m||£44.69|
VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Winnipeg and Sioux Lookout. 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.
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The distance between Winnipeg and Sioux Lookout is approximately 232 miles, or 373 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 31 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.
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Winnipeg to Sioux Lookout on Thursday. Tickets for Thursday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Winnipeg at 23:00 and arrives in Sioux Lookout around 6 hours later.
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Sioux Lookout 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 Sioux Lookout to Winnipeg.
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Winnipeg is the capital of Canada's province of Manitoba, located at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. Art and culture are central to Winnipeg's identity, best experienced at sights including the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The Forks National Historic Site, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery. If you visit between January and March, you may even luck out and see the Northern Lights in Winnipeg's night sky.
Winnipeg is home to a host of memorable outdoor activities, such as soaking in a Nordic Spa, hiking to Hansel & Gretel's "Witch Hut" in Kildonan Park, and skiing at Arctic Glacier Winter Park.
Union Station is Winnipeg's main train station, where cross-country VIA Rail trains depart along the Great Western Way to Vancouver or Toronto, and regional VIA Rail trains head north to Churchill. Winnipeg also connects to several Ontario Northland intercity bus routes. The Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International is the city's airport, which used to be a major stop for Greyhound Canada lines before they discontinued their service in the country.
Where is the train station in Winnipeg?
Main departure station: Winnipeg VIA Station
There is one train station in Winnipeg.
All train stations in Winnipeg:
Winnipeg VIA Station
Where is the train station in Sioux Lookout?
Main arrival station: Sioux Lookout VIA Station
Sioux Lookout has one train station.
Train stations in Sioux Lookout:
Sioux Lookout VIA Station
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