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Cheap train tickets from Halifax to Montreal


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Halifax to Montreal?

Lowest Price$95.29
Fastest Train22h 3m
Trains Per Day1
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Halifax 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 Halifax to Montreal was $95.29. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 7 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $24.68 compared to a typical last-minute fare. 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 Halifax to Montreal?

The distance between Halifax and Montreal is approximately 491.03 miles, or 790.03 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 22 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 22 hours and 3 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 Halifax to Montreal?

On Thursday trains from Halifax 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 Halifax to Montreal?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Halifax to Montreal route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Halifax to Montreal, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Montreal with direct service. Direct service might still have stops along the way, but you will not need to switch trains.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Halifax to Montreal, which start at $88.67.

One train company connects Halifax to Montreal

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Halifax to Montreal start from $95.29, and on average cost $107.40. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Montreal. VIA Rail in Halifax leaves from VIA Station, And in Montreal trains arrive at 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O,

From Halifax to Montreal train travel on VIA Rail takes 22 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Montreal faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 22 hours and 3 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Montreal on a weekend there is typically one VIA Rail scheduled trip per day, which will cost $107.97 for a one-way weekend reservation from Halifax.

Avg. Time
22h 4m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Halifax on their way to Montreal:
  • VIA Station
There is one train station where trains from Halifax arrive in Montreal:
  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O

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