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How much are train tickets from Montreal to Shawinigan?

Lowest Price$18.31
Fastest Train2h 26m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1
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Montreal-Shawinigan Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Montreal to Shawinigan right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $18.69 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Montreal to Shawinigan. By booking your trip 18 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $5.22 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Montreal to Shawinigan?

The distance between Montreal and Shawinigan is approximately 83 miles, or 134 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 26 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Montreal to Shawinigan are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Montreal at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 8:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Montreal to Shawinigan?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Shawinigan. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Shawinigan to Montreal.

What train services are there from Montreal to Shawinigan?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Montreal to Shawinigan. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail42h 32m$20.19

Where is the train station in Montreal?

There is one train station in Montreal:

  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O

Where is the train station in Shawinigan?

Shawinigan receives travelers from Montreal at its two active train stations:

  • Grand-Mère Station
  • VIA Station

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