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Saskatoon - Edmonton Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There is one daily train from Saskatoon to Edmonton. Traveling by train from Saskatoon to Edmonton usually takes 10 hours, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance301 mi (484 km)
Fastest train10h 0m
Lowest price$66.23
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Saskatoon to Edmonton

Monthly avg. prices

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Which train should you take from Saskatoon to Edmonton?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Saskatoon to Edmonton. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail110h 0m$72.80
  • VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 1 daily trips between Saskatoon and Edmonton. 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

The distance between Saskatoon and Edmonton is approximately 301 miles, or 484 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours,

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.

Wednesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Saskatoon to Edmonton. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Wednesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Saskatoon at 10:00am and arrives in Edmonton around 10 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. Luckily, this train will get you to Edmonton with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Edmonton to Saskatoon.

City Information

Edmonton

An urban center coexisting peacefully with nature, Edmonton offers plenty of exciting outdoor activities that will keep you engaged. One of the city’s most notable trails is the North Saskatchewan River Trail, which features 150 km of trails. Adventure-seekers can explore the trail on bikes or on foot, and the scenery will certainly amaze you. If you wish to explore the city’s art scene or cultural life, head over to Downtown Spark, which is an immersive art program made by local artists. For those who just want to lay back and enjoy the sun, the perfect spot would be Sir Wilfrid Laurier Park.

If you are looking for a unique pub experience, head over to Central Social Hall, which offers amazing local dishes. For those who are simply looking for a cup of coffee, Nook Cafe considers itself to be the coziest hangout spot around.

The city’s primary railway station is the Edmonton Train Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s principal airport is the Edmonton International Airport, which is located 14 miles south-southwest of the city.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Saskatoon?

Main departure station: Saskatoon

There is one train station in Saskatoon.

All train stations in Saskatoon:

  • Saskatoon

Where is the train station in Edmonton?

Edmonton VIA Station, Edmonton, AB - CAEMOVIA-0

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Main arrival station: Edmonton Train Station

The Edmonton VIA Rail Station is the center of intercity rail travel in Edmonton. Located 5.5 kilometers northwest of downtown Edmonton, the station first opened in 1998. Due to its unique location, trains have to reverse into or out of the station. It is served by only one VIA Rail line: the Canadian line, which runs across the entire country, from Toronto to Vancouver. The nearest hotels are available just one kilometer away from the station.

All train stations in Edmonton:

  • Edmonton Train Station

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