Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec City train
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There are 5 daily trains from Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec City. Traveling by train from Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec City usually takes around 2 hours and 19 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 2 hours and 11 minutes.
|Distance||117 mi (188 km)|
|Fastest train||2h 11m|
|Trains per day||5|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail|
What is the price of a train ticket from Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec City?
In the last month, $39.08 was the average price of a train ticket from Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec. 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 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $10.19 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
If you are trying to decide when to travel from Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec City by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $31 – the lowest of the year.
Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec City in August, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $51 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 24 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Québec from Saint-Hyacinthe will be about $10.19 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec City?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec. However, there are 5 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||5||2h 20m||$48.48|
VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 5 daily trips between Saint-Hyacinthe and Québec. In addition to being completely green-certified, VIA Rail’s new, state-of-the-art trains feature amenities such as free reliable Wi-Fi, wide aisles, ergonomic seats, and wheelchair lifts in every accessible car. VIA Rail is known for its unparalleled customer service and snazzy black and yellow paint scheme.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec 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 Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec City?
When are trains the most crowded?
On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec City on Monday. Tickets for Monday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday 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 Saint-Hyacinthe at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec City?
There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Saint-Hyacinthe to Québec City.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Québec City to Saint-Hyacinthe.
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 Saint-Hyacinthe?
Main departure station: Saint-Hyacinthe VIA Station
There is one train station in Saint-Hyacinthe.
All train stations in Saint-Hyacinthe:
Saint-Hyacinthe VIA Station
Where is the train station in Québec City?
Main arrival station: Sainte-Foy
Québec City has one train station.
All train stations in Québec City:
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