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Trains from Québec City to Alexandria

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Québec City - Alexandria Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Québec City to Alexandria. Traveling by train from Québec City to Alexandria usually takes around 4 hours and 49 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 4 hours and 48 minutes.

Distance194 mi (313 km)
Fastest train4h 48m
Lowest price$46.06
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Québec City to Alexandria

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Which train should you take from Québec City to Alexandria?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Québec to Alexandria. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail34h 50m$62.31
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail train tickets from Québec City to Alexandria start from $46, and on average cost . Daily there are 3 VIA Rail schedules to Alexandria. VIA Rail in Québec leaves from Sainte Foy Station . And in Alexandria trains arrive at Alexandria VIA Station .

    From Québec City to Alexandria train travel on VIA Rail takes 4 hours and 50 minutes. If you are looking to get to Alexandria faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 48 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Alexandria.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Québec to Alexandria during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Québec City to Alexandria?

The distance between Québec City and Alexandria is approximately 194 miles, or 313 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 48 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Québec City to Alexandria are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Sunday 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 Québec City at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Québec City to Alexandria?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Québec City to Alexandria.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Alexandria to Québec City.

City Information

Québec City

Boasting quaint cobblestone streets and towering cathedrals, Québec City will make you feel like you are in France, with a unique Canadian touch. The city’s prime attraction lies in its Old Quarter, which features winding cobblestone streets and some of the city’s most iconic architectural marvels such as the Citadel or the Notre-Dame Basilica. Take a stroll around the quarter, and you might find yourself transported to Europe. If you wish to take a break from the hustles and bustles of a big city for a while, drive 9 miles northeast of the Old Town and you will reach Montmorency Falls Park, with its iconic 272-foot fall. The park’s idyllic beauty and its amazing landmarks will certainly strike a chord with nature lovers. For those who just can’t have enough with the town’s interesting history, head over to Place-Royale, which was the original birthplace of the French Colony and the French-American community.

Québec City’s food scene features a very strong French influence. If you want to try local specialties with a distinctive French twist, try La Traite or Le Clocher Penché. For lavish dinners, head over to Restaurant Initiale. And for a chic bachelorette party trip, plan to hit up Québec City's spas and book an afternoon tea.

The city’s principal VIA Rail train station is the Gare du Palais, and the main bus station is right next to it. The main airport in the city is the Jean Lesage International Airport, 8.1 miles west of the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Québec City?

Main departure station: Sainte Foy Station

There is one train station in Québec City.

All train stations in Québec City:

  • Sainte Foy Station

Where is the train station in Alexandria?

Main arrival station: Alexandria VIA Station

Alexandria has one train station.

All train stations in Alexandria:

  • Alexandria VIA Station

Need a return trip from Alexandria to Québec City?

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