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Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver by train

The journey from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver by train is 822.52 km and takes 33 hrs 2 mins. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:01 a.m. and the last at 12:01 a.m.. It is possible to travel from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver by train for as little as $251.97 or as much as $389.87. The best price for this journey is $251.97.

Lowest Price$251.97
Journey Duration33 hrs 2 mins
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$251.97
Highest Price$389.87
First Departure12:01 a.m.
Last Departure12:01 a.m.
Distance822.52 km
DepartureEdmonton, Alberta
ArrivalVancouver
CarriersViarail

Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Jul 19, 2024

Traveling from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver?

On average, a train ticket from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver will cost you $297.03. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as $251.97. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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When you're traveling from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $297.03. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver take by train?

The average journey time is 33 hrs 2 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 822.52 km from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver to take longer than 33 hrs 2 mins. The journey between Edmonton, Alberta and Vancouver runs for about 822.52 km and usually takes approximately 33 hrs 2 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 32 hrs 59 mins. If you are trying to get from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

Which stations are used when traveling from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver?

In Edmonton, Alberta, departure stations include Edmonton 119 Street NW,Tim Hortons - 2 Pembina Rd. When you arrive in Vancouver, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Vancouver BC - Pacific Central Station (VAC),Vancouver Airport (YVR). Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver take place each day?

On average, there are 1 daily departures from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Edmonton, Alberta which travel directly to Vancouver. There are 1 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $249.37 to $321.73 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 22% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver

The cheapest Edmonton, Alberta - Vancouver train tickets can be found for as low as $257.96 if you’re lucky, or $278.31 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $325.56.

Find the best day to travel to Vancouver by train

When travelling to Vancouver by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
57.58kg
Bus
61.69kg
Flight
164.5kg
Car
131.6kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Edmonton, Alberta and Vancouver are 57.58kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Edmonton, Alberta and Vancouver? By taking the train between Edmonton, Alberta and Vancouver you will save 106.92kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 4.11kg compared to a bus and 74.02kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver?
A train ticket from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver is $297.03. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $251.97.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver is $251.97. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Edmonton, Alberta and Vancouver by train?
Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver is 822.52 km.
How long does the train between Edmonton, Alberta and Vancouver take?
Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver is on average 33 hrs 2 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 32 hrs 59 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver?
Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver leave?
The earliest train from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver departs at 12:01 a.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver depart?
The latest train from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver departs at 12:01 a.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $251.97 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Edmonton, Alberta and Vancouver is 32 hrs 59 mins.
Is there a direct train from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver?
Yes, there is a direct train between Edmonton, Alberta and Vancouver.
What are the CO2 emissions for Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver by train?
The train journey from Edmonton, Alberta to Vancouver creates 57.58kg of CO2 emissions.

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