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VIA Rail Canada

+1 514-871-6000
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Very civilized!

Presently going on Via from Montreal to Quebec City on Via business class just had a really nice... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Line C
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Excellant service between Ottawa and Toronto

We took the VIA train from Toronto to Ottawa. (Their LRC carriages.) It was super comfortable, and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Toronto, Canada
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  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Presently going on Via from Montreal to Quebec City on Via business class just had a really nice meal very tasty of ricotta stuffed shells with portobello mushrooms and tomato confit , cheese plate and opera cake , wine coffee and chocolate , fabulous service!...More

Thank Line C
Reviewed yesterday

We took the VIA train from Toronto to Ottawa. (Their LRC carriages.) It was super comfortable, and we arrived in Ottawa right on time. The seats were very comfortable, with more legroom than you get on an airplane. There were two snack services, which had...More

Thank WrldTrvllr_87
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband who is a disabled stroke survivor and my 83 year old Mother wanted to see the Canadian scenery from Vancouver to Toronto without stopping. Earlier in the year, I contacted Via Rail about accessible options. I was told that there was only one...More

Thank patsyannie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had a great trip heading from Toronto to Ottawa, but coming back was a mess. Never felt embarrass my whole life the way any one has ever talk to me on a Airplane, Bus, or TRAIN. My trip heading to Ottawa from Toronto was...More

Thank Diangelo C
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have wanted to take The Canadian across country for decades. I thought fall would be a great time and it was with all the fall colors. Spring would also be a good choice. The scenery is absolutely beautiful and varies from province to province....More

1  Thank karenkkl
Reviewed 4 days ago

This trip was a completely deception in all 4 terms: organization, service, installations, and food. I'll describe one by one while recalling the trip. My partner and myself took the train in the middle of the summer in Toronto and were supposed to get off...More

1  Thank Dijy_2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a recent holiday from Australia we took four trips with VIA Rail. We went from Prince Rupert to Prince George, from Prince George to Jasper and from Jasper to Vancouver. We took the last trip again about three weeks later after doing the Rocky...More

Thank Eawb51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unreliable They cancelled the 10:09 train from Montreal to Quebec Had to go by bus Uncommon Journeys travel service was awful

1  Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rode Vancouver-Winnipeg departing (on time!) 29 Sept 2017, two-person cabin Sleeper Plus. Arrived Winnipeg 9 hours late. Positives: - helped my appreciation of the size and variety of our country, and of the volume of freight that moves across it. - staff including David (steward),...More

Thank AJC999
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were invited to spend Thanksgiving with friends in Moncton, New Brunswick. Rather than endure the long drive or even fly, we decided to travel by train. VIA Rail offers an overnight trip from Montréal to Halifax three days a week. The train leaves Montréal...More

1  Thank Bnzboy
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16 October 2017|
Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
I don't want to argue with you but I got that quote by copying and pasting it from the VIA Rail site this morning. VIA Rail's mandate, as set out by the government, is to provide rail service to the communities that lie... More
16 October 2017|
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Response from karenkkl |
Ian M. This information is only available when you print your ticket. I just searched the website and there is no mention of your quote. If you make your reservations to travel before printing you need to change with a... More
Teresa B
3 October 2017|
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Response from Ian M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. I missed part of your question. Prestige class cabins have one double-bed. They also offer a private shower but no bath. The next most suitable alternative would be Sleeper Plus class. Cabins have two beds, as in... More