Trains from Québec City to Saskatoon
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There are 3 daily trains from Québec City to Saskatoon. Traveling by train from Québec City to Saskatoon usually takes around 64 hours, but the fastest VIA Rail Canada train can make the trip in 62 hours and 59 minutes.
|Distance||1618 mi (2603 km)|
|Fastest train||63h 0m|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail Canada|
Which train should you take from Québec City to Saskatoon?
VIA Rail Canada is the one and only train line which connects Québec to Saskatoon. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail Canada||3||2d 15h 53m||$273.10|
VIA Rail Canada
VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Québec City to Saskatoon start from $273, and on average cost . Daily there are 3 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Saskatoon. VIA Rail Canada in Québec leaves from Sainte Foy Station and one other station. And in Saskatoon trains arrive at VIA Station .
From Québec City to Saskatoon train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 63 hours and 53 minutes. If you are looking to get to Saskatoon faster, VIA Rail Canada offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 63 hours and 0 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail Canada offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Saskatoon.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Québec to Saskatoon 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 Saskatoon?
The distance between Québec City and Saskatoon is approximately 1618 miles, or 2603 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 64 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 62 hours and 59 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?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Québec City to Saskatoon on Wednesday. Tickets for Wednesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Sunday. Sunday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Québec City at 6:00am 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.
Is there a direct train from Québec City to Saskatoon?
There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Saskatoon 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 are two stations in Québec City where you can board the train to Saskatoon.
All train stations in Québec City:
Sainte Foy Station
Gare du Palais
Where is the train station in Saskatoon?
Main arrival station: VIA Station
Saskatoon has one train station.
All train stations in Saskatoon:
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