Canadian Rail Journeys

Canadian Rail Journeys

If you’ve done all the flying you can handle and are over road tripping holidays, we have the holiday adventure for you… a Canadian Rail Journey. Experience a whole new way of travel with one of our excellent itineraries covering the west and east coasts of Canada – slower, relaxed and definitely more scenic. Board the luxury Rocky Mountaineer for an unforgettable ride connecting Vancouver with the Canadian Rockies and enjoying impeccable service and breathtaking views out your window from snow-capped peaks to glistening mountain lakes. Looking to travel the east coast instead? Climb on board VIA Rail and make your way between Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa and Quebec City. To plan your Canadian Rail Journey speak to one of our Travel Specialists who can advise on every little detail from flights and accommodation to optional extras and excursions including city walking tours and whale watching opportunities.

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Canadian Rail Journeys Travel Information

There are daily non-stop flights to Canada's major airports from the UK.

  • Currency: Canadian Dollar 
  • Time difference: depends on destination but between GMT -3 and GMT -7 
  • Flight from UK: between 7 – 10 hours depending on destination 
  • Visa: Yes – eTA required prior to travel 
  • Language: English and French

Travel Tips & Advice for Canadian Rail Journeys

Canadian Rail Journeys Activities

Number one activity on board? Watching the world go by out of your window, of course! But that’s not all – we can arrange a number of activities along the way at any of the stopping points along your journey. Explore Canada’s cities on a walking tour, take to the waters and go whale watching or simply gaze out the window and keep your eyes peeled for Canadian moose. Want to extend the adventure? Speak to us about adding on an Alaskan cruise.

Canadian Rail Journeys Food & Drink

No matter which route you take on your Canadian Rail Journey, you can be sure that you won’t go home hungry. On board the Rocky Mountaineer award-winning chefs create fine dining menus using locally sourced ingredients from the Pacific Northwest. Travelling with VIA Rail? You’ll find a range of light menus and take-out meals depending on your journey, along with a selection of beers and Canadian wines.

Canadian Rail Journeys Attractions

Travelling through eastern or western Canada on your Canadian Rail Journey makes no difference, you’ll be treated to incredible scenery from ocean vistas to impressive mountain peaks. On board the Rocky Mountaineer you’ll have the chance to journey through the Canadian Rockies, reaching the highest peak, Mount Robson. You’ll also pass through impressive tunnels and cross Deep Creek Bridge, one of the world’s highest railway bridges.

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