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The Great Western Way

The perfect Canadian experience

Toronto Vancouver

A trip between two contemporary cities

The best way to discover the forests, prairies, lakes and Canadian Rockies in all their splendour! Observe the breathtaking landscape while relaxing in the comfort of the train as you make your way to the west coast.

Vancouver Edmonton

The thrill of the Rockies

Come aboard to travel the Rockies and experience them like never before as you make your way to Edmonton. You'll discover a paradise for hikers, skiers, snowboarders and nature lovers and see landscapes that will astound and amaze.

Toronto Winnipeg

Get carried away by the beauty of the scenic landscapes

Breathtaking forests, rivers and fauna. That's what this route is all about. In addition, you'll start and end your expedition in two of the country's most beautiful stations, historic Union stations in Toronto and the one from Winnipeg.

Toronto Edmonton

The Prairies in a whole new light

Admire the diversity of Canada's celebrated geography, starting in a bustling world-class metropolis, through the incredible lakes and forests of Ontario and the imposing Prairies, to Edmonton and its myriad tourist attractions and wonders of the West.

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The Adventure Routes

The Adventure Routes

Set off for an adventure! Discover the majestic landscapes of these routes and see these Canadian regions in a whole new light.

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The Maritime Way

The Maritime Way

Experience Eastern Canada and its unique culture, history and landscapes during an amazing journey you'll remember forever.

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Ontario and Quebec

Ontario and Quebec

Admire the majestic scenery of the route between Ontario and Quebec with stops in urban centres such as Toronto and Montréal.

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    • 26-59 years old.
    • Basic fares.
    • $20 minimum fare.
    Adult (26-59)
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    • 60 or more years of age
    • ID required with proof of age.
    • $18 minimum fare.
    Senior (60+)
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    • 12-25 years old.
    • With proof of age and an ID card with a photo.
    • The ISIC card will be accepted for those aged 26 and over.
    Youth (12-25)
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    • 2-11 years inclusive.
    • $10 minimum fare.
    • Children under 8 years of age cannot travel alone. Children between 8 and 11 may travel alone, but under certain conditions.
      Please be advised that children's tickets are available through our web site only if you purchase tickets for one or more accompanying adults.
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    • Less than 2 years of age.
    • Free if does not occupy a seat.
    • One free infant per adult.
      If you wish to book a seat for your baby, please select "Child" instead. The child's fare will then apply.
    Infant (0-2)
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Travel Advisory

February?12,?2020 - 6:00pm

Due to the blockade near Belleville, Ontario, train service between Montreal and Toronto and between Ottawa and Toronto is affected. In view of the current uncertainty, VIA Rail is cancelling all departures until Friday end of day on the Montréal-Toronto and Toronto-Ottawa routes, in both directions.

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  • Services continue to operate between Ottawa and Montreal, between Montreal and Quebec City, and west of Toronto in Southwestern Ontario.
  • The following trains from Feb. 12 to Feb. 14, 2020 have been cancelled: 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 50, 51 (between Ottawa and Toronto), 52, 53, 54, 55, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 644, 645, 646, 647, 650, 651, 668, 669.
  • Please note that train 51 will operate between Montreal and Ottawa but cancelled between Ottawa and Toronto only.

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VIA Rail is providing full refunds for the cancelled trips automatically which could take up to 10 days due to the volume of transactions. This refund applies to all services affected by the blockades as well as related connections.

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For information, passengers can call our VIA Customer Center at 1-888-VIA-RAIL (1-888 842-7245), TTY 800-268-9503 (deaf or hard of hearing).

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Next update to this list scheduled for February 13 around 7pm.
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