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Trains from Québec City to Dorval

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Québec City - Dorval Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Québec City to Dorval. Traveling by train from Québec City to Dorval usually takes around 4 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 3 hours and 56 minutes.

Distance154 mi (248 km)
Fastest train3h 56m
Lowest price$23.71
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Québec City to Dorval

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Which train should you take from Québec City to Dorval?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Québec to Dorval. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail24h 15m$40.98
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail train tickets from Québec City to Dorval start from $24, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 VIA Rail schedules to Dorval. VIA Rail in Québec leaves from Sainte Foy Station and one other station. And in Dorval trains arrive at Dorval-Montreal VIA Rail Station (near YUL airport) .

    From Québec City to Dorval train travel on VIA Rail takes 4 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Dorval faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 56 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Dorval.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Québec to Dorval 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 Dorval?

The distance between Québec City and Dorval is approximately 154 miles, or 248 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 56 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 Dorval are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Thursday 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 1:00pm. 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 Dorval?

Trains leave the station in Québec City twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Dorval with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Dorval 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 are two stations in Québec City where you can board the train to Dorval.

All train stations in Québec City:

  • Sainte Foy Station

  • Gare du Palais

Where is the train station in Dorval?

Main arrival station: Dorval-Montreal VIA Rail Station (near YUL airport)

Dorval has one train station.

All train stations in Dorval:

  • Dorval-Montreal VIA Rail Station (near YUL airport)

Need a return trip from Dorval to Québec City?

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