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Edmonton - Jasper Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from Edmonton to Jasper per day. The average train journey from Edmonton to Jasper takes 6 hours and 29 minutes, though some trains might be a few minutes slower or faster.

Distance195 mi (315 km)
Fastest train6h 29m
Lowest price$89.05
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

What is the price of a train ticket from Edmonton to Jasper?

Over the past month, a train ticket between Edmonton and Jasper cost $89.18, on average. Booking your trip at least 15 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $19.21 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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Mark your calendar for May if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Edmonton to Jasper. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $84. If you're planning a trip from Edmonton to Jasper during December, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $93 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Which train should you take from Edmonton to Jasper?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Edmonton to Jasper. 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.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail16h 29m$93.99
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Edmonton and Jasper. 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Edmonton and Jasper is approximately 195 miles, or 315 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 29 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.

Trains from Edmonton to Jasper are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Edmonton at 12:00am and arrives in Jasper around 6 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Jasper 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 Jasper to Edmonton.

City Information

Edmonton

An urban center coexisting peacefully with nature, Edmonton offers plenty of exciting outdoor activities that will keep you engaged. One of the city’s most notable trails is the North Saskatchewan River Trail, which features 150 km of trails. Adventure-seekers can explore the trail on bikes or on foot, and the scenery will certainly amaze you. If you wish to explore the city’s art scene or cultural life, head over to Downtown Spark, which is an immersive art program made by local artists. For those who just want to lay back and enjoy the sun, the perfect spot would be Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park.

If you are looking for a unique pub experience, head over to Central Social Hall, which offers amazing local dishes. For those who are simply looking for a cup of coffee, Nook Cafe considers itself to be the coziest hangout spot around.

The city’s primary railway station is the Edmonton Train Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s principal airport is the Edmonton International Airport, which is located 14 miles south-southwest of the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Edmonton?

Edmonton VIA Station, Edmonton, AB - CAEMOVIA-0

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Main departure station: Edmonton Train Station

The Edmonton VIA Rail Station is the center of intercity rail travel in Edmonton. Located 5.5 kilometers northwest of downtown Edmonton, the station first opened in 1998. Due to its unique location, trains have to reverse into or out of the station. It is served by only one VIA Rail line: the Canadian line, which runs across the entire country, from Toronto to Vancouver. The nearest hotels are available just one kilometer away from the station.

All train stations in Edmonton:

  • Edmonton Train Station

Where is the train station in Jasper?

Main arrival station: Jasper

Jasper has one train station.

All train stations in Jasper:

  • Jasper

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