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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Edmonton to Montreal?

Lowest price$262.21
Fastest train73h 9m
Trains per day1
Train lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Edmonton to Montreal 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 Edmonton to Montreal?

In the last month, $262.21 was the average price of a train ticket from Edmonton, AB to Montreal, QC. Given how far apart Edmonton and Montreal 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 Edmonton to Montreal?

The distance between Edmonton and Montreal is approximately 1847 miles, or 2973 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 73 hours and 9 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 Edmonton to Montreal are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Edmonton at 7:00pm and arrives in Montreal around 73 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Edmonton to Montreal?

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. 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 transfer 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 Montreal to Edmonton.

Which train should you take from Edmonton to Montreal?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Edmonton, Alberta to Montreal, Quebec. 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 Rail13d 1h 9m$262.21

VIA Rail train tickets from Edmonton to Montreal start from $262, and on average cost $262. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Montreal. VIA Rail in Edmonton leaves from VIA Station, And in Montreal trains arrive at 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O, From Edmonton to Montreal train travel on VIA Rail takes 73 hours and 9 minutes.

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