A Canadian rail journey of a lifetime


Get onboard - beautiful scenery is just outside the window!

Across Canada there are pristine lakes, majestic mountains, wide open farming lands and an abundance of wildlife. Get onboard ViaRail and let the beauty come to you! Its the perfect Canadian experience - The Canadian Railway!

Between Vancouver to Toronto enjoy the rhythm of the rails. Be comfortable with space to chat, space to nap, and space to quietly gaze at the surrounding breathtaking scenery - travelling by train is as comfy as it gets. Here, everyone gets to enjoy the view!

5 days/4 nights | 4,466 kilometers | Onboard sleeping cabins | A la Carte dining | Dome car for scenery viewing

Book your Canadian rail experience now! Contact Bronwen for details.


This itinerary is available departing from either Vancouver or Toronto.

Day 1

Day 1 - Jump Onboard and settle in!

As you get onboard, find your cabin, locate the dining car and ensure you know where the dome car is for the best seat on the train!

As you pull out of the station in Vancouver get a different perspective of the city. Shortly make your way to the dining car for fresh and locally inspired cuisine - no cardboard box dinners here!

Day 2

Day 2 - Early start

Ensure not to sleep in this morning as you pass through the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Have breakfast with this beautiful view as your backdrop. This afternoon continue through the mountains while looking for elk, deer or bear!

Views are breathtaking from either the lounges, the scenic cars or the privacy of your own cabin. Make sure you have your camera with you at all times!

Day 3

Day 3 - Crossing the country

As you head east, take in the vast differences of landscapes that Canada has to offer. Learn about Canadian culture and history with onboard presentations and performances. Enjoy the rhythm of the train as it makes it way through the prairie lands.

Day 4

Day 4 - Onboard Entertainment

As you continue to cross the country, take the time to meet other travellers, you have time! Participate in the onboard activities and keep an eye on the ever changing scenery that is just outside.

On the train, everyone has space and everyone gets to enjoy the view!

Day 5

Day 5 - Arriving into the city

Today is your last opportunity to take in the unobstructed beauty that is the Canadian Landscape. Enjoy a beautiful made on-board breakfast before disembarking in Toronto just after lunch.

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