Take Via Rail through the Canadian Rockies & across Canada
Explore Canada's vast and diverse landscape from coast-to-coast aboard the VIA Rail train. Marvel at passing scenery from the comfort of your rail car, and let attentive staff and outstanding dining create a memorable rail experience.
Discover the snow-capped Rocky Mountains as you wind through pristine forest passageways. Make your way across Manitoba's frozen tundra to Churchill for an unparalleled polar bear experience. Take in beautiful riverside scenery as you journey along the St. Lawrence River and uncover the splendour of the Maritimes.
There is so much to explore in Canada and with 19 routes from coast-to-coast, VIA Rail will get you there. Choose one of the thoughtfully planned journeys below or customize an existing trip with your favourite activities.
This wonderful journey is one of our most enduring. It is for those who want to see the best of Canada - and have the experience of crossing the Prairies and taking a train through the Canadian Rockies. An epic train journey by any standard.
Our ultimate Canada rail journey and the opportunity of a lifetime to experience the grandeur and beauty of a country that spans 6 time zones. From the quaint east coast, through cosmopolitan cities, across Prairies, over the Rockies, to the rugged Pacific Coast, you will never stop being amazed by the beauty that surrounds you.
Enjoy the best of scenery and tours of French-speaking Canada in Montreal, Quebec City, and charming Charlevoix. Explore small French bistros and learn about the fascinating history of the region - and then take the Canadian train all the way to Canada’s east coast and the city of Halifax.
For those train romantics out there, this trip is for you. From Vancouver, you’ll be lulled to sleep by the gentle rocking of the Canadian train, on an overnight rail journey to the Canadian Rockies. Wake up in a mountain paradise, and enjoy a few days exploring Jasper and Banff national parks.
Canada has a fascinating history and a French-English culture that is unique in the world. On this train journey you will visit Niagara Falls, Toronto and Ottawa in English-speaking Ontario, then visit Montreal and Quebec City in French-speaking Quebec. Enjoy a train ride into the stunning Charlevoix region, along the mighty St. Lawrence River.... more
The mystical Canadian Pacific Northwest and Canadian Rockies await you on this Canada rail trip. Start your adventure in Vancouver and quaint Victoria for a taste of Canadian west coast city culture. A day cruise takes your through the famous Inside Passage, giving you a chance to see grizzly bears and breaching orcas. Journey from the Pacific... more
Others will take the faster option and fly in and out. But there is no better way to experience the scale of Canada and the remoteness of the Polar Bears, than to take the Canadian pacific railway one way. You will traverse vast forests and miles of tundra to reach the edge of Hudsons Bay and the Polar Bear migration.
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