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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Montreal to Winnipeg?

Lowest price£186.89
Fastest train42h 0m
Trains per day2
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Montreal to Winnipeg during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

What is the price of a train ticket from Montreal to Winnipeg?

In the last month, £205.52 was the average price of a train ticket from Montreal, QC to Winnipeg, MB. Given how far apart Montreal and Winnipeg are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Montreal to Winnipeg?

The distance between Montreal and Winnipeg is approximately 1133 miles, or 1822 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 44 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 42 hours and 25 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Montreal to Winnipeg are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Montreal at 11:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Montreal to Winnipeg?

Trains leave the station in Montreal twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Winnipeg to Montreal.

Which train should you take from Montreal to Winnipeg?

VIA Rail Canada is the one and only train line which connects Montreal, Quebec to Winnipeg, Manitoba. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail Canada21d 20h 13m£205.52

VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Montreal to Winnipeg start from £187, and on average cost £206. Daily there are 2 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Winnipeg. VIA Rail Canada in Montreal leaves from 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O, And in Winnipeg trains arrive at VIA Station, From Montreal to Winnipeg train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 44 hours and 13 minutes. If you are looking to get to Winnipeg faster, VIA Rail Canada offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 42 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 £206 for a one-way train ticket to Winnipeg.

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