Can you take a train to Vancouver?


Daniel Riley   |   Member since 2015  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

If you plan to take a train trip across Canada and you want to go the entire way, from Halifax to Vancouver, you will be taking two different Cross-Canada trains but they will all be with Via Rail Canada. Via Rail Canada is the only company who provides the train trip across Canada through the entire country.

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Alexa Michael   |   Member since 2015  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Accordingly, does Amtrak go to Vancouver?

Amtrak Cascades trains connect 18 cities along the I-5 corridor including Seattle, Portland, Vancouver, BC, and Eugene, Oregon. Take the train. Current daily round trip service includes: Four daily round trips between Portland and Seattle.

Subsequently, question is, how much does it cost to take a train across Canada? Montreal to Toronto typically costs $80-$150 ( trip over 4 hours) one way. Montreal to Ottawa (a trip just under 2 hours) tickets typically cost $35-$60 one way. A one-way, cross -country train ticket on VIA Rail typically costs $500-$2, 300, with the highest fares in July and August.


Eduardo Rogers   |   Member since 2010  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Likewise, people ask, how do I get to Vancouver by train?

Getting to Vancouver by Train

  1. ViaRail. ViaRail is the national passenger railroad of Canada, so as would be expected they offer routes across the country.
  2. Amtrak. The United States equivalent to ViaRail is Amtrak and one of their most popular routes is Seattle to Vancouver.
  3. Rocky Mountaineer.
  4. West Coast Express.

Luke Hudson   |   Member since 2011  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

How long does it take to get to Vancouver by train?

The distance between Toronto and Vancouver is approximately 2088.31 miles, or 3359.97 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 97 hours and 13 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 96 hours and 15 minutes.


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