TransCanada by Rail

The greatest rail trip in the country!

Discover our beautiful country by train. Explore Toronto, Canada's biggest city, with incredible restaurants, shops and museums before boarding The Canadian Train by Via Rail for an epic voyage to Vancouver, two nights in the beautiful mountain town of Jasper along the way. As you travel west, discover rugged landscapes, lake country, picture-perfect prairie and the impressive Rockies. A truly Canadian experience.

With a country as vast and bountiful as Canada, traveling by train is a great way to cover as much ground as possible while also taking in the breathtaking sights. Let the smooth ride, great service, and amazing vistas transport you from city to city. The train tickets and hotel stays are included in the package, along with some meals and a bunch of other travel essentials that will help make this trip easy, fun, and unforgettable.

Location:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada (YYZ), Jasper, Rockies, Alberta, Canada (YEG), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (YVR)

10  Days | 9  nights
Call to book: 1-866-529-2079
Travelling as a group of 10 or more?  Request a group quote.

INCLUSIONS

  • Flight to Toronto; Return flight from Vancouver
  • 9 nights of accommodation
  • 4-day trip on board The Canadian Train by Via Rail: Toronto to Jasper (3 nights); Jasper to Vancouver (1 night)
  • Meals onboard Via Rail (breakfast on day 3 to breakfast on day 5; dinner on day 7 and breakfast on day 8)
  • Earn Aeroplan Miles

ITINERARY

Day 1

Fly to Toronto

Fly to Toronto. Make your way to your hotel to start your discoveries of Canada's largest city.

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Day 2

Toronto

In the morning transfer independently to the Toronto rail station for boarding of Via Rail "The Canadian". The train departs Toronto at 9:30 am on Sundays.

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Days 3 & 4

The Canadian Train

The Canadian by Via Rail is the greatest rail trip in the country. No other mode of transportation allows you to experience the country so intimately, whether from the comfort of your cabin or from the scenic dome car.

Enjoy an unforgettable journey from Toronto to Vancouver with a stop in Jasper. Glide through golden prairies, rugged lake country, waterfalls, picturesque towns and the snowy peaks of the majestic Rockies. And delight in the chefs' freshly prepared meals that showcase Canadian cuisine and exquisite regional specialties.

Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on both days
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Day 5

Jasper

The train is scheduled to arrive at 6:30 am. Make your way to your hotel in Jasper, a picturesque community in the heart of Jasper National Park.

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 6

Jasper

Take the whole day to explore the great Canadian Rockies. One of the highlights of this area is the Athabasca Glacier, part of the Columbia Icefield. You can drive across it in a special Ice Explorer all-terrain vehicle and you can get out and walk around on this incredible natural wonder.

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Day 7

The Canadian Train

The Canadian train is set to depart Jasper at 9:30 am for a journey through the high peaks, deep valleys and history of the Canadian Rockies. You'll spend one night on the train before reaching Vancouver.

Meal(s): Dinner
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Day 8

Vancouver

Your train pulls into the station in the morning, which gives you plenty of time to begin discovering this great city. You might want to try a convenient hop-on / hop-off tour. It's a great way to see the highlights like Chinatown, Gastown and Granville Island

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 9

Vancouver

Take a full day to experience more of Vancouver. You could head to the beach or take a day trip to Whistler or Victoria.

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Day 10

Fly home

Make your way to the airport for your flight home.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Toronto, Ontario, Canada (YYZ)
Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre(or similar)
The Canadian Train(or similar)
Jasper, Rockies, Alberta, Canada (YEG)
Mount Robson Inn(or similar)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (YVR)
Best Western Plus Château Granville(or similar)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada (YYZ)
Le Germain Hotel Toronto Mercer(or similar)
The Canadian Train(or similar)
Jasper, Rockies, Alberta, Canada (YEG)
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge(or similar)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada (YVR)
Georgian Court Hotel(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a Standard Room at all hotels during the Fly & Rail trip.
Room occupancy: Maximum 2 persons (2 adults or 1 adult + 1 child 0-18 years old)

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Saturdays from May 1 - October 25, 2020

MORE TO KNOW

Exclusions:

  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers
  • Personal expenses and insurance

ACTIVITIES

Gratuities to drivers, on board train staff and porters are not included

TRANSPORTATION

On board the Canadian: Sleeper Plus Class Berths - 2 single bunk beds, shared berths.

Single occupancy is always based on higher berth. Double occupancy is always based on one higher and one lower berth.

Pricing display

Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.