The journey from Montreal to Shawinigan by train is 134.3 km and takes 2 h 48 min. There are 1 connections per day, with the first departure at 08:30 and the last at 16:15. It is possible to travel from Montreal to Shawinigan by train for as little as $36.76 or as much as $41.03. The best price for this journey is $36.76.
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The prices for train tickets from Montreal to Shawinigan 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 Shawinigan will cost $36.72. The average train ticket price is approximately $40.77. 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.
If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Montreal to Shawinigan, 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.
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 Shawinigan.
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.
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.
Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $36 to $41 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 12% on your trip!
The cheapest Montreal - Shawinigan train tickets can be found for as low as $30 if you’re lucky, or $40 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $49.
When travelling to Shawinigan 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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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.
Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Viarail when traveling from Montreal to Shawinigan.
Affordable travel on all routes. Spacious seats, accessible, snacks & bar available, upgrade to Business possible, carry-on baggage allowed.
Relax or work on Québec-Ontario trips. Lounge access, priority boarding, ergonomic seats, accessible, meals & bar included, carry two bags plus personal item.
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.
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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