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Kamloops - Winnipeg Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Kamloops to Winnipeg. Traveling by train from Kamloops to Winnipeg usually takes 43 hours and 8 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance1021 mi (1643 km)
Fastest train43h 8m
Lowest price$245.89
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

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

The average price for a train ticket from Kamloops to Winnipeg is $245.89, The lengthy distance traveled between Kamloops and Winnipeg often means relatively more expensive train tickets. By booking your trip at least 12 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $26.30 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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Mark your calendar for November if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Kamloops to Winnipeg. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $213. If you're planning a trip from Kamloops to Winnipeg during January, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $406 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Which train should you take from Kamloops to Winnipeg?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Kamloops to Winnipeg. 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 Rail11d 19h 8m$272.13
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Kamloops and Winnipeg. 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 Kamloops and Winnipeg is approximately 1021 miles, or 1643 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 43 hours and 8 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.

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Kamloops to Winnipeg. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Kamloops at 12:00am and arrives in Winnipeg around 43 hours later.

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

City Information

Kamloops

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Kamloops is an exciting, family-friendly city set against a backdrop of jaw-dropping natural beauty in the mountains of British Columbia. A temperate climate, rugged hills, and translucent bodies of water provide the perfect setting for such outdoor activities as mountain biking, hiking, boating, fishing, or simply relaxing on one of the many beaches that line the South Thompson River. Visitors can step back in time at the Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park, which features the remains of a 2,000-year-old indigenous village, or view stunning landscapes that have remained unchanged for millennia at one of Kamloops' provincial parks. The British Columbia Wildlife Park to the east of the city is home to 65 different animal species, including cougars and bears.

The city boasts four first-rate wineries that offer tours and tastings within beautiful green spaces. Kamloops also features an eclectic food scene comprising luxury restaurants, health-conscious eateries, hearty pub meals, and several mobile food trucks.

Kamloops has a vast network of transport links that allow visitors to travel efficiently. VIA Rail service runs from the central train station while buses take advantage of scenic mountain routes to carry passengers throughout the region.

Winnipeg

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Winnipeg is the capital of Canada's province of Manitoba, located at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. Art and culture are central to Winnipeg's identity, best experienced at sights including the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, The Forks National Historic Site, and the Winnipeg Art Gallery. If you visit between January and March, you may even luck out and see the Northern Lights in Winnipeg's night sky.

Winnipeg is home to a host of memorable outdoor activities, such as soaking in a Nordic Spa, hiking to Hansel & Gretel's "Witch Hut" in Kildonan Park, and skiing at Arctic Glacier Winter Park.

Union Station is Winnipeg's main train station, where cross-country VIA Rail trains depart along the Great Western Way to Vancouver or Toronto, and regional VIA Rail trains head north to Churchill. Winnipeg also connects to several Ontario Northland intercity bus routes. The Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International is the city's airport, which used to be a major stop for Greyhound Canada lines before they discontinued their service in the country.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Kamloops?

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Main departure station: Kamloops North

Kamloops North is a VIA Rail Station off of the Yellowhead Highway. The station includes a small building with restrooms and seating, plus limited parking in the lot outside. The station is in a fairly industrial area of Kamloops, so there are no restaurants or other amenities close to the station. From Kamloops, VIA Rail trains head to Vancouver, Jasper, Edmonton, and beyond.

All train stations in Kamloops:

  • Kamloops North

Where is the train station in Winnipeg?

Main arrival station: Winnipeg VIA Station

Winnipeg has one train station.

All train stations in Winnipeg:

  • Winnipeg VIA Station

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