Cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Calgary


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How much are train tickets from Vancouver to Calgary?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Calgary?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Vancouver to Calgary 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 Vancouver to Calgary was £95.32. 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 ride from Vancouver to Calgary?

The distance between Vancouver and Calgary is approximately 543.12 miles, or 873.84 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 37 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 37 hours and 17 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 Calgary?

On Friday trains from Vancouver to Calgary 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.

Amtrak has the greatest number of connections between Vancouver to Calgary

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Vancouver to Calgary route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Vancouver to Calgary, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Vancouver to Calgary, 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 Vancouver to Calgary


Amtrak train tickets from Vancouver to Calgary start from £95.32, and on average cost £101.23. Daily there are 1 Amtrak schedules to Calgary. Amtrak in Vancouver leaves from 1301 W 11th St, And in Calgary trains arrive at Greyhound Station,

From Vancouver to Calgary train travel on Amtrak takes 37 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to Calgary faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 37 hours and 0 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Calgary. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Vancouver are:
  • 1301 W 11th St
There is one train station where trains arrive in Calgary from Vancouver. These are the busiest arriving stations in Calgary:
  • Greyhound Station