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Trains from Vancouver to North Kamloops

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Vancouver - North Kamloops Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Vancouver to North Kamloops. Traveling by train from Vancouver to North Kamloops usually takes around 9 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance157 mi (252 km)
Fastest train9h 0m
Lowest price$51.14
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail Canada
Train lines1

Which train should you take from Vancouver to North Kamloops?

VIA Rail Canada is the one and only train line which connects Vancouver to North Kamloops. 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 Rail Canada19h 17m$51.14
  • VIA Rail Canada

    VIA Rail Canada

    VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Vancouver to North Kamloops start from $51, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 VIA Rail Canada schedules to North Kamloops. VIA Rail Canada in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St . And in North Kamloops trains arrive at VIA Station .

    From Vancouver to North Kamloops train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 9 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to North Kamloops faster, VIA Rail Canada offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 0 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Vancouver to North Kamloops 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.

How long is the train journey from Vancouver to North Kamloops?

The distance between Vancouver and North Kamloops is approximately 157 miles, or 252 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours,

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?

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

When are the first and last trains of the day?

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Vancouver at 3:00pm and arrives in North Kamloops around 9 hours later.

Is there a direct train from Vancouver to North Kamloops?

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

City Information

Vancouver

Vancouver is a trendy diverse city in British Columbia, known for its eclectic shopping, fresh seafood, and unique scenic setting between snow-capped mountains and urban beaches. Vancouver is sometimes called "Hollywood North" due to the amount of movies and TV shows filmed in the area. If you're lucky, you may even stumble upon a movie set as you're walking around town!

If you're looking for the best restaurants, shops and nightlife, cobblestoned Gastown is the perfect neighborhood to explore. Biking around the gorgeous Stanley Park in downtown Vancouver is rivaled only by hiking and skiing on nearby Grouse Mountain, which offers stunning views of the city on clear days.

Vancouver International Airport is conveniently close to downtown, and also one of the biggest gateways for international travel on the West Coast of North America. From Vancouver, it's easy to travel into the U.S. to Seattle by bus or train, or to other B.C. destinations like Kamloops and Kelowna to experience more of the province's natural beauty.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Vancouver?

Vancouver, BC - Pacific Central Station - CAVACAMT-0

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Main departure station: Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St

The historic Pacific Central Station is Vancouver’s primary train station for Amtrak and VIA Rail service, as well as a bus station for numerous carriers. The impressive Beaux-Arts style station opened in 1919, and is within walking distance of Science World, Strathcona Park, and the lively Gastown neighborhood. Plus, walking just across the street from Pacific Central Station gives you access to Vancouver's SkyTrain public transit system at the Main Street–Science World station. With free WiFi, restrooms, and several restaurants and shops on the premises, Pacific Central Station is a convenient place to start or end your trip.

All train stations in Vancouver:

  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St

Where is the train station in North Kamloops?

Main arrival station: VIA Station

North Kamloops has one train station.

All train stations in North Kamloops:

  • VIA Station

Need a return trip from North Kamloops to Vancouver?

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