The distance between Montreal to Shawinigan is 83.27 miles or 133.98 km. A train trip from Montreal to Shawinigan typically takes 3 hours, If you are looking to get to Shawinigan faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by VIA Rail Canada. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 2 hours and 26 minutes to get from Montreal to Shawinigan.
A train getaway to Shawinigan clocks in at less than 4 hours, station to station. If you plan ahead and get an early start, a day trip could be possible depending on the schedules for that day, but you will be limited on the time you can spend in Shawinigan before you have to hop on the train back to Montreal. Ideally, you should plan for at least a two-day trip to Shawinigan. It would be perfect for a weekend getaway.
On Tuesday trains from Montreal to Shawinigan 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.
VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Montreal to Shawinigan start from $17.66, and on average cost $19.64. Daily there are 3 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Shawinigan. VIA Rail Canada in Montreal leaves from 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O, And in Shawinigan trains arrive at VIA Station and one other train station.
From Montreal to Shawinigan train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 2 hours and 32 minutes. If you are looking to get to Shawinigan faster, VIA Rail Canada offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 0 minutes.