VIA Rail's 'Corridor' train
VIA Rail's 'Corridor' train
Quebec City
Quebec City
Dinner service on VIA Rail
Dinner service on VIA Rail
VIA Rail train to Nova Scotia
VIA Rail train to Nova Scotia
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Traditional east coast lobster boil on the beach
Traditional east coast lobster boil on the beach
Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland
Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland

The best of road and rail on your Eastern Canada train trip

Canada is vast so we created these journeys to help you cover longer distances in a relaxing luxury train, then get a car to explore locally. Fancy driving to a little fishing village for a crab dinner? Or following your nose down an intriguing side road? No problem – just ask your vacation consultant.

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Canada's Eastern Rail Classic
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Canada's Eastern Rail Classic



starting fromUS $2,569per person

This is one of our perennial favorite Canadian rail vacation packages. Imagine experiencing tours of bilingual Montreal, historic Quebec City, and coastal Halifax - all in just over a week. Travel between each destination by train, sitting in comfort... read more

from US $2,569 to US $3,886 per person

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $2,569 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Travel aboard VIA Rail
  • Journey through the beautiful Quebec countryside
  • See Eastern & Atlantic Canada's diverse landscapes
  • Choice of sightseeing tours of Montreal, Quebec City & Nova Scotia
  • Great choice of hotels

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1Independent Travel

Travel independently rather than on group tours, with arranged guided sightseeing and adventure tours.

2Better Rates and Availability

You'll get better rates and availability because of our relationships with our suppliers (hotels, tour operators, etc.). Even when popular locations are booking up fast.

3Personalized itineraries

Carefully crafted to your budget and needs.

4Insider Knowledge

Plan your trip with help from our insiders who live and travel in Canada. You'll know when to come, where to stay, which train to take, and lots more...

5Local Support

Someone in Canada you can call before and during your trip, seven days a week.

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  • Choose your own activities and experiences to enjoy between scenic train tours.
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