List of Via Rail routes

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A route map of Via Rail frequencies from 2013.

Via Rail operates 497 trains per week over nineteen routes. Via groups these routes into three broad categories:[1]

  • "Rapid Intercity Travel": daytime services over the Corridor between Ontario and Quebec. The vast majority of Via's trains–429 per week–operate here.
  • "Long-distance travel and tourism": the famous Canadian and Ocean, providing traditional transcontinental service.
  • "Mandatory Services": rural services mandated by the Canadian Government for areas which otherwise lack reasonable year-round transportation.

Current routes[edit]

Name Route Numbers Frequency Classes
Canadian TorontoWinnipegJasperVancouver 1, 2 Two/week (off-peak season); three/week (peak season) Economy, Sleeper Plus and Prestige
Corridor services TorontoMontreal Six/day (weekdays); four/day (Saturday); five/day (Sunday) Economy and Business
TorontoOttawa Five/day (weekdays); three/day (Saturday); four/day (Sunday) Economy and Business
TorontoWindsor Four/day Economy and Business
TorontoSarnia Two/day Economy
OttawaMontreal Six/day (weekdays); four/day (weekends) Economy and Business
MontrealQuebec City Five/day (weekdays); three/day (weekends) Economy and Business
Jasper – Prince Rupert train JasperPrince Rupert 5, 6 Three/week Economy and Touring
Maple Leaf* TorontoNew York City 97, 98 Daily Economy
Montreal – Jonquière train MontrealHervey-JonctionJonquière 600–602 Three/week Economy
Montreal – Senneterre train MontrealHervey-JonctionSenneterre 603, 604, 606 Three/week Economy
Ocean MontrealMatapédiaHalifax 14, 15 Three/week Economy and Sleeper Plus
The Pas – Pukatawagan train The PasPukatawagan 290, 291 Two/week
Sudbury – White River train SudburyWhite River 185, 186 Three/week Economy
Winnipeg – Churchill train WinnipegThe PasChurchill 692, 693 Two/week Economy and Sleeper

*Operated by Amtrak while in US Territory.


  1. ^ Via Rail. "2011 Annual Report" (PDF). Retrieved 2013-02-24. 

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