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Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta by train

The journey from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta by train is 2,973.05 km and takes 13 hrs 54 mins. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 11:00 a.m. and the last at 6:47 p.m.. It is possible to travel from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta by train for as little as $156.98 or as much as $896.27. The best price for this journey is $156.98.

Lowest Price$156.98
Journey Duration13 hrs 54 mins
Connection per Day1
Lowest Price$156.98
Highest Price$896.27
First Departure11:00 a.m.
Last Departure6:47 p.m.
Distance2,973.05 km
DepartureMontreal
ArrivalEdmonton, Alberta
CarriersAir Canada, Porter AirlinesMore

Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024

Quick and easy travel from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta 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 Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta. 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 do train tickets from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta cost?

The prices for train tickets from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta will cost $156.98. The average train ticket price is approximately $395.17. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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When you're traveling from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $395.17. 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 much time will it take to go from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta by train?

Traveling from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta by train will usually take 13 hrs 54 mins. This journey covers a distance of 2,973.05 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 13 hrs 54 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta covers a distance of 2,973.05 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 13 hrs 54 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 12 hrs 50 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Montreal at 11:00 a.m., and the last departure will leave at 6:47 p.m.. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change. If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta, which usually leaves at 11:00 a.m.. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 6:47 p.m.. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

What are the stations on the Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Montreal and Edmonton, Alberta. You can start your journey in Montreal at stations such as . These connect to stations including in Edmonton, Alberta. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta.

How many times a day do departures from Montreal leave for Edmonton, Alberta?

On average, there are 1 daily departures from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta. 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 Montreal which travel directly to Edmonton, Alberta. There are 1 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta. 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 Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta, 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 Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta.

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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Find the best day to travel to Edmonton, Alberta by train

When travelling to Edmonton, Alberta 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!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Air Canada is the largest airline in Canada, providing scheduled and charter air transportation for passengers and cargo to over 200 destinations worldwide. The airline operates a fleet of over 400 aircraft, including narrow-body and wide-body jets, and serves both domestic and international routes. Air Canada is a member of the Star Alliance, a global airline network that provides passengers with access to over 1,000 destinations in 190 countries. The airline offers a range of services, including in-flight entertainment, Wi-Fi, and a loyalty program called Aeroplan. Air Canada is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, and has hubs in Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary.

Porter Airlines is a regional airline based in Toronto, Canada. It was founded in 2006 and operates flights to various destinations in Canada and the United States. The airline is known for its distinctive brand and high level of customer service, offering amenities such as complimentary snacks and beverages, lounge access, and free Wi-Fi on board. Porter Airlines operates a fleet of Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft, which are known for their fuel efficiency and low noise levels. The airline has won numerous awards for its service and has been recognized for its commitment to sustainability and community involvement.

Via Rail Canada, operated by the Crown Corporation, is the primary train service in Canada. Established in 1977, it serves over 400 communities throughout the country, with routes covering the entire nation from coast to coast and extending to nine Canadian provinces. Some of its notable long-distance train routes include 'The Canadian,' which runs between Toronto and Vancouver, and 'The Ocean,' which runs between Montreal and Halifax.

Ticket types and facilities from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Viarail when traveling from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta.

Economy

Affordable travel on all routes. Spacious seats, accessible, snacks & bar available, upgrade to Business possible, carry-on baggage allowed.
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Business Class

Relax or work on Québec-Ontario trips. Lounge access, priority boarding, ergonomic seats, accessible, meals & bar included, carry two bags plus personal item.
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Prestige Class

Elite service exclusively on Toronto-Vancouver trips. Relax pre-departure in our lounge, breeze through baggage check-ins, board with ease, and settle into our plush cabins. With a personal concierge, delightful meals, a vast array of drinks, access to special train cars, and guaranteed seating, we've got all your needs covered.
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Sleeper Plus Class

Comfort for Western Canada and Maritimes journeys. Lounge with freebies, one personal & two small carry-ons, two checked bags free, priority boarding, choice of cabin sizes, washrooms & showers with supplies, accessible cabins, onboard meals, buy or bring drinks, attendants for service.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Most of Via Rail's fleet offers Wi-Fi Internet access.
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Most of Via Rail's fleet provides electrical outlets.
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You can carry two pieces of carry-on luggage, not exceeding 11.5 kg each, and two pieces of checked baggage at 23 kg each for free on certain routes. Carry-on bags must fit in the overhead bin or under the seat. There's also the possibility of carrying oversized items like sporting equipment and musical instruments with specific restrictions and potential charges. For passengers traveling in sleeper classes on long-distance routes, an additional piece of checked luggage is allowed.
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Trains are accessible for passengers with reduced mobility. Sleeper Plus: Both 'The Canadian' and 'The Ocean' feature cabins accessible for those with reduced mobility. Prestige: 'The Canadian' includes a cabin suitable for travelers with reduced mobility.
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Economy: Purchase snacks, meals, local beers, wines, and non-alcoholic drinks onboard. Adhere to the alcohol consumption policy. Business: Nutritious gourmet dishes made from local ingredients served with wine. Special meal requests available. Wide selection of local wines, beers, tea, and coffee provided. Sleeper Plus: Refer to the Food and drinks section for meal details. Special meal orders and affordable alcoholic beverages available. Option to bring personal drinks. Prestige: Three-course gourmet meals prepared onboard. Choose from three dishes per meal in the Dining car. Special meal orders accepted. Unlimited drinks, local wines, and beers served anytime.
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All coaches come with air conditioning.
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Child safety seats can be brought aboard but cannot be used in seats for safety reasons, and can be checked as baggage if necessary. Passengers with disabilities can bring mobility aids such as wheelchairs or scooters, with some trains providing spaces for secure placement, or else these aids can be stored as checked baggage. Sporting equipment such as bicycles, skis, and golf clubs can also be transported as checked baggage on certain routes for an additional fee. For musicians, carrying cases for smaller instruments can count as one piece of carry-on baggage, while larger instruments can be checked in if they meet size and weight requirements.
Services on board Air Canada, Porter Airlines and Viarail from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta
Compare services on board when travelling from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta by train.
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Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
208.11kg
Bus
222.98kg
Flight
594.61kg
Car
475.69kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Montreal and Edmonton, Alberta are 208.11kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Montreal and Edmonton, Alberta? By taking the train between Montreal and Edmonton, Alberta you will save 386.5kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 14.87kg compared to a bus and 267.58kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta?
A train ticket from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta is $395.17. 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 $156.98.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta is $156.98. 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 Montreal and Edmonton, Alberta by train?
Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta is 2,973.05 km.
How long does the train between Montreal and Edmonton, Alberta take?
Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta is on average 13 hrs 54 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 12 hrs 50 mins.
Which companies operate from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta?
The train journey from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Air Canada, Porter Airlines, Viarail, Kish Air and WestJet.
How many train connections per day go from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta?
Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta has 1 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta leave?
The earliest train from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta departs at 11:00 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 Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta depart?
The latest train from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta departs at 6:47 p.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 Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta 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 $156.98 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.
From which stations can I leave from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta?
There are 5 station(s) that you can depart from Montreal to go to Edmonton, Alberta. You can go from Aéroport YUL, Montreal Rue St-Hubert, Montreal (Central Station), Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport and Montréal/Saint-Hubert Airport and you can arrive at Edmonton.
What's the fastest journey time between Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Montreal and Edmonton, Alberta is 12 hrs 50 mins.
Is there a direct train from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta?
Yes, there is a direct train between Montreal and Edmonton, Alberta.
What are the CO2 emissions for Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta by train?
The train journey from Montreal to Edmonton, Alberta creates 208.11kg of CO2 emissions.

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