Cheap train tickets from Toronto to Vancouver, BC

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How much are train tickets from Toronto to Vancouver, BC?

Lowest Price$291.82
Fastest96h 15m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Toronto to Vancouver, BC?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Toronto to Vancouver 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 Toronto to Vancouver was $308.35. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 8 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $107.49 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 Toronto to Vancouver, BC?

The distance between Toronto and Vancouver is approximately 2088.31 miles, or 3359.97 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 97 hours and 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 96 hours and 15 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 Toronto to Vancouver?

On Monday trains from Toronto to Vancouver 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Toronto to Vancouver?

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Toronto to Vancouver route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Toronto to Vancouver, usually offering one departure per day. Typically one schedule per day serves Vancouver 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 Toronto to Vancouver, BC, which start at $8,888.00.

One train company connects Toronto to Vancouver

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Toronto to Vancouver start from $291.82, and on average cost $336.79. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Vancouver. VIA Rail in Toronto leaves from Union Station, And in Vancouver trains arrive at Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St,

From Toronto to Vancouver train travel on VIA Rail takes 97 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vancouver faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 96 hours and 15 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Vancouver on a weekend there is typically one VIA Rail scheduled trip per day, which will cost $334.68 for a one-way weekend reservation from Toronto.

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Avg. Time
4d 1h 12m
Avg. Price
$336.79

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Toronto on their way to Vancouver:
  • Union Station
There is one train station where trains from Toronto arrive in Vancouver:
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St