Trains from Québec City to Saint-Hyacinthe
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There are 2 daily trains from Québec City to Saint-Hyacinthe. Traveling by train from Québec City to Saint-Hyacinthe usually takes around 2 hours and 11 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 2 hours and 10 minutes.
|Distance||117 mi (188 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 10m|
|Trains per day||2|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail|
What is the price of a train ticket from Québec City to Saint-Hyacinthe?
In the last month, $35.85 was the average price of a train ticket from Québec to Saint-Hyacinthe. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 27 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $25.69 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Québec City to Saint-Hyacinthe by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $33 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Québec City to Saint-Hyacinthe in August, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $43 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 27 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Saint-Hyacinthe from Québec will be about $25.69 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Québec City to Saint-Hyacinthe?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Québec to Saint-Hyacinthe. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||2||2h 12m||$47.90|
VIA Rail train tickets from Québec City to Saint-Hyacinthe start from $31, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 VIA Rail schedules to Saint-Hyacinthe. VIA Rail in Québec leaves from Sainte Foy Station . And in Saint-Hyacinthe trains arrive at Saint-Hyacinthe VIA Station .
From Québec City to Saint-Hyacinthe train travel on VIA Rail takes 2 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Saint-Hyacinthe faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 10 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Saint-Hyacinthe.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Québec to Saint-Hyacinthe 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 Saint-Hyacinthe?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Québec City to Saint-Hyacinthe 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 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 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 Saint-Hyacinthe?
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 Saint-Hyacinthe 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 Saint-Hyacinthe to 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.
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 Saint-Hyacinthe?
Main arrival station: Saint-Hyacinthe VIA Station
Saint-Hyacinthe has one train station.
All train stations in Saint-Hyacinthe:
Saint-Hyacinthe VIA Station
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