Sleeping on the Train

Revel in the adventure of overnight train travel just as rail pioneers did so many years ago. As we've caught a few zzzzz's on various cross country train journeys, our team is confident on all aspects of the experience. Ask us for advice, and which of the spectacular routes is best for you.

Canadian train trip sleeper accommodations
Canadian train trip sleeper accommodations
The dining car on VIA Rail
The dining car on VIA Rail
VIA Rail's cabin
VIA Rail's cabin
sleeping on the overnight train to Churchill
sleeping on the overnight train to Churchill
VIA Rail's Prestige bedroom
VIA Rail's Prestige bedroom
Sunset journey on VIA Rail
Sunset journey on VIA Rail

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Experience Canada by Rail
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Experience Canada by Rail

13

days

starting fromUS $6,790per person

Experience Canada's magnificently diverse scenery as you explore the country by rail. Journey from Toronto's bustling city streets and then take in the rustic prairie landscape before arriving in the spectacular Canadian Rockies. Marvel at the power of... read more

from US $6,790 to US $10,897 per person

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Experience Canada by Rail

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13 days / 12 nights starting from US $6,790 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing world famous towns and cities of Canada, including Lake Louise, Jasper, Banff, Vancouver and Toronto
  • Sightseeing in small groups for a more intimate experience
  • Traveling for two days on the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer
  • Enjoying three days on a VIA Rail train.
  • Witnessing the magnificent natural wonder of Niagara Falls
East Meets West Train Explorer
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East Meets West Train Explorer

10

days

starting fromUS $5,680per person

Travel across Canada in luxury and style on this great journey that brings together the east and west of the country. In just over a week you will get an amazing glimpse of some truly breathtaking landscapes while discovering the sheer scale and immense... read more

from US $5,680 to US $8,845 per person

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East Meets West Train Explorer

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10 days / 9 nights starting from US $5,680 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Marvel at the magnificent glaciers along the Icefields Parkway
  • Explore the gorgeous alpine towns of Banff and Jasper, with their vibrant culture, intriguing shops and lovely cafes
  • Enjoy the stunning scenic daylight rail journey with the Rocky Mountaineer
Canada Coast to Coast by Train
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Canada Coast to Coast by Train

21

days

starting fromUS $8,080per person

Travel from sea to shining sea on this amazing adventure across Canada. You will start your journey in Vancouver and the trip will take you through the stunning snowcapped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Ride the rails through prairies and dense forests... read more

from US $8,080 to US $15,650 per person

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Canada Coast to Coast by Train

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21 days / 20 nights starting from US $8,080 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • This is the ultimate trans Canada trip, offering a glimpse at the best the country has to offer from coast to coast
  • Small group excursions mean that you get a more personalized experience
  • Enjoy two days on the Rocky Mountaineer, a luxurious train with amazing views
  • Stay for four nights aboard VIA Rail trains
  • Admire some of the most awe-inspiring natural wonders of Canada, including Niagara Falls, Lake Louise and the Atlantic Coast
  • Stay in top notch hotels offering comfort and great service
Pan Canadian Train Experience
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Pan Canadian Train Experience

23

days

starting fromUS $9,230per person

 

Journey across Canada onboard VIA Rail's Canadian Train, with the best stops across the country! Begin in Coastal Vancouver, travel to the spectacular Canadian Rockies, then to the Prairie's cultural hub of Winnipeg. Next, glide through Ontario and the... read more

from US $9,230 to US $15,325 per person

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Pan Canadian Train Experience

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23 days / 22 nights starting from US $9,230 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • The ultimate Canadian experience traveling Coast to Coast
  • Unique, small group excursions in each city
  • Five nights aboard the VIA Rail ‘Canadian Train’
  • Scenic wonders of the Canadian Rockies, Niagara Falls, and the Atlantic Coast
  • Great choice of hotels
Highlights of Eastern Canada
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Highlights of Eastern Canada

8

days

starting fromUS $2,590per person

Tour Eastern Canada's most spectacular cities on this 8-day railway adventure. It all begins in Montreal, a bilingual metropolis filled with ornate architecture, enthralling museums and some of the country's finest restaurants. Travel to Quebec City and... read more

from US $2,590 to US $4,314 per person

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Highlights of Eastern Canada

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $2,590 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Traveling on board a VIA Rail train
  • Gilding through the gorgeous Quebec countryside
  • Visiting the historic and cultural sights of Quebec City, Montreal and Nova Scotia
  • Seeing the diverse and beautiful landscapes of Eastern & Atlantic Canada
  • Staying in a great selection of luxurious hotels
Canadian Rockies Voyage by Train
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Canadian Rockies Voyage by Train

5

days

starting fromUS $1,990per person

This whirlwind adventure will take you through some of the most amazing highlights of Western Canada in five days. You will begin in the laid back coastal city of Vancouver. Travel via train through spectacular mountain scenery to the small mountain towns... read more

from US $1,990 to US $4,190 per person

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Canadian Rockies Voyage by Train

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5 days / 4 nights starting from US $1,990 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Unforgettable views on an overnight train between Jasper and Vancouver
  • Amazing photography opportunities
  • Spotting wildlife like deer, elk, bears and moose
  • Small group tours revealing the best of Jasper and Banff National Parks
  • Three nights in the Canadian Rockies, surrounded by truly breathtaking scenery
Rockies Family Train Adventure
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Rockies Family Train Adventure

8

days

starting fromUS $5,370per person

 

Make memories with your family as you discover the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, from the West Coast to Rocky Mountains. Experience Vancouver's family friendly, active lifestyle, then travel onboard VIA Rail's Canadian train to Jasper and Banff National... read more

from US $5,370 to US $5,800 per person

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Rockies Family Train Adventure

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $5,370 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Overnight rail journey on the iconic VIA Rail “Canadian Train”
  • Seeing the stunning glaciers of the Icefields Parkway up close
  • Unique mountain lodge and family style accommodation in the Canadian Rockies
  • Choice of tour options to personalize your adventure
  • Opportunity to bond with your family members
  • Superb photo opportunities along the way
Rockies Rail Winter Wonderland
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Rockies Rail Winter Wonderland

8

days

starting fromUS $2,699per person

This is one of our most magical Canadian winter adventures. Imagine climbing aboard a train in Vancouver, sharing a glass of wine with fellow travelers, then being lulled to sleep as snow falls outside. Awakening in a Rockies winter wonderland, for a... read more

from US $2,699 to US $4,318 per person

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Rockies Rail Winter Wonderland

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $2,699 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing the majestic Canadian Rockies in winter
  • Overnight rail journey on VIA Rail
  • Exploring Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff
  • Staying at unique resort town hotels
  • Possible wildlife spotting
  • An array of winter activity options
Canadian Rockies Winter Escape by Train
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Canadian Rockies Winter Escape by Train

6

days

starting fromUS $2,199per person

On this Canada vacation by train, you'll be whisked to the heart of the frozen Canadian Rocky mountains. Enjoy authentic Canadian winter activities like snowshoeing or ice walks into mysterious canyons, to fill your days. In the evening cozy up next to... read more

from US $2,199 to US $3,455 per person

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Canadian Rockies Winter Escape by Train

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6 days / 5 nights starting from US $2,199 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Winter train journey into the Canadian Rockies
  • Staying at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
  • Seeing the best of the Canadian Rockies in winter
  • Myriad of wonderful winter activities at your own pace
Trans Canada by Rail in Winter
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Trans Canada by Rail in Winter

10

days

starting fromUS $3,799per person

Start your Canada vacation by climbing aboard the train in Vancouver and being lulled to sleep, while the snow falls silently outside. Awake in a Rockies winter wonderland and spend a few days exploring and playing outside, each night cozying up in a... read more

from US $3,799 to US $5,399 per person

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Trans Canada by Rail in Winter

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10 days / 9 nights starting from US $3,799 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing the majestic Canadian Rockies in winter
  • Sleeping on the VIA Rail ‘Canadian Train’ in a private cabin
  • Exploring Vancouver, Jasper and Banff
  • Unique resort hotel experiences
  • Local winter tours and excursions
  • Optional dog sledding, skiing, skating and more
Canadian Rail and Polar Bear Adventure
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Canadian Rail and Polar Bear Adventure

9

days

starting fromUS $6,128per person

 

Travel across Canada on a once in a lifetime overnight train journey across Canada, before visiting Churchill's famous polar bears. With a friendly and knowledgeable guide, spend two days on a specially designed Tundra Buggy watching polar bears in their... read more

from US $6,128 to US $6,950 per person

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Canadian Rail and Polar Bear Adventure

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9 days / 8 nights starting from US $6,128 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Overnight journey from Vancouver through the Canadian Rockies to Winnipeg by train
  • Close-up polar bear viewing from the comfort of the Tundra Buggy
  • Exploring Winnipeg and Churchill with a choice of exciting day activities to enjoy

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