Cheap train tickets from Montreal to Edmonton


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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Montreal 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 Montreal to Edmonton was £302.31. 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 trip from Montreal to Edmonton? What is the distance between Montreal to Edmonton?

The distance between Montreal to Edmonton is 1848.36 miles or 2973.89 km. A train trip from Montreal to Edmonton typically takes 70 hours, If you are looking to get to Edmonton faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by VIA Rail Canada. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 67 hours and 47 minutes to get from Montreal to Edmonton.

Going from Montreal to Edmonton by train takes over 70 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Sunday trains from Montreal to Edmonton 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

VIA Rail Canada has the greatest number of connections between Montreal to Edmonton

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Edmonton. One train carrier operates regular service on the Montreal to Edmonton route. VIA Rail Canada offers the most scheduled departures between Montreal to Edmonton, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Montreal to Edmonton, 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.

One train company connects Montreal to Edmonton

VIA Rail

VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Montreal to Edmonton start from £274.93, and on average cost £302.31. Daily there are 2 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Edmonton. VIA Rail Canada in Montreal leaves from 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O, And in Edmonton trains arrive at VIA Station,

From Montreal to Edmonton train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 69 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Edmonton faster, VIA Rail Canada offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 68 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail Canada offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £302.31 for a one-way train ticket to Edmonton.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Montreal on their way to Edmonton. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Montreal are:
  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O
There is one train station where trains arrive in Edmonton from Montreal. These are the busiest arriving stations in Edmonton:
  • VIA Station