Cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Montreal


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How much are train tickets from Vancouver to Montreal?

Lowest Price$348.32
Fastest99h 59m
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Vancouver to Montreal
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Ratings (Out of 5)
Pedro Angel
November 4, 2019Solo travel
The staff from Vancouver to Winnipeg was spectacular and so friendly (Debora and Ceci (blond lady)) ; but the one from Winnipeg to Toronto was awful and unfriendly (Robert and Paul) if they don’t like their job, just quite but treat people good and don’t be around with ...More
Don’t be mad if you don’t get wifi bevause you will share with more people and that’s nice!! The old fashion way!! Sometimes I wanted WiFi to watch a movie but it was good not to get it
September 6, 2019Solo travel
I absolutely loved all of my interactions with other solo travellers and the staff on the via rail train across Canada. The crew from train 4 from Vancouver to Manitoba was especially great! While spending 4 nights seated upright does not sound like the most comfortable...More
I cannot think of anything in terms of service that can be improved. I feel as though the facilities, such as bathrooms and chairs, could use some more thorough maintenance, though none of this is the responsibility of the traveling crew.
~Bring healthy snacks or buy them in each town the train stops in ~Bring a short water bottle ~Have changes of clothes organized ~Wear a sleeping mask and earplugs if you are a light sleeper ~Bring a travel pillow and a blanket ~Register as entertainment for a free ride...More

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Vancouver to Montreal 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 Montreal was $348.32. 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 Montreal?

The distance between Vancouver and Montreal is approximately 2291.88 miles, or 3687.48 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 100 hours and 55 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 99 hours and 59 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 Montreal?

On Saturday trains from Vancouver to Montreal 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Vancouver to Montreal?

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

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Vancouver to Montreal, which start at $8,888.00.

One train company connects Vancouver to Montreal

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Vancouver to Montreal start from $348.32, and on average cost $416.57. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Montreal. VIA Rail in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Montreal trains arrive at 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O,

From Vancouver to Montreal train travel on VIA Rail takes 100 hours and 56 minutes. If you are looking to get to Montreal faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 99 hours and 59 minutes.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Montreal:
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
There is one train station where trains from Vancouver arrive in Montreal:
  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O