Experience the famous "Ocean" train with VIA rail through the Canadian Maritimes, start in Halifax journeying through Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. After experiencing the charming and historic city of Quebec, continue by rail to follow the St Lawrence river, with a stay in Montreal and ending in Toronto.
Our VIA Rail tours inspire adventure
If you're hoping to experience Canada in style and comfort, consider a fabulous rail tour with us. All our suggested itineraries below offer stylish yet comfortable seating on sophisticated VIA Rail trains, luxury hotels in each destination, and the joy of sitting back and relaxing as you enjoy the spectacular vistas rolling past.
Travel through an ever-changing scenery of foothills & mountains, fjords & ice-floes, visiting Banff, Jasper, Vancouver and Victoria en route. Enjoy scenic train journeys on the VIA Rail "Skeena" train from Jasper to Prince Rupert and enjoy wildlife spotting on an Inside Passage day-cruise.
This epic journey on VIA Rails famed "Canadian" service invites you to travel in comfort from Toronto’s urban excitement, through a spellbinding diversity of landscapes to Vancouver, a metropolitan gem on the Pacific coast.
An unforgettable journey from the Pacific Northwest down the California coast, this independent rail tour includes all the iconic sights along the Pacific Coast. Visit Yosemite National Park and the Napa Valley, and enjoy city tours of San Francisco, Vancouver, Seattle and San Diego.
An opportunity to combine a great Canadian rail journey with polar bear viewing. Start your journey with two nights travelling by train from Winnipeg to Churchill. Upon arrival, view wild polar bears in their natural environment aboard the world famous Tundra Buggy and also enjoy Churchill’s unique northern charm.
A rail tour through the Winter Wonderland of Canada, starting in Toronto then taking the three day VIA rail journey westbound to Jasper. After a few days this charming alpine town, take the train overnight to the vibrant city Vancouver.