Rail is the green, easy, low-cost alternative for travel to hundreds of Canadian destinations in Québec and Eastern Canada and beyond. Shown: VIA Rail Canada "Ocean," near Truro, Nova Scotia. Photo: Alan Macek,
Overnight round-trips, operating three times weekly along VIA's signature eastern route, allow plenty of daylight time to appreciate Canada's breathtaking Maritime region. Scenic highlights include New Brunswick Bay. Services and amenities: Economy, Sleeper and Sleeper Plus (Jun-Oct only) Class travel: dining car (priority seating for Sleeper Classes), Skyline dome car (cafÈ/bar service), domed Park Car (bar and panoramic lounge; Sleeper Plus Class only), in-room AC power outlets (Sleeper Classes only), children's activities, carry-on and checked baggage, sports equipment and pet transport. In-station Panorama Lounges for Sleeper Plus Class travellers in Montrèal.
Formerly The Saguenay.Three weekly trips in both directions connect Montréal and Jonquière for easy access to Lac Saint-Jean and the four-million-year-old Saguenay Fjord. Services and amenities: Economy Class travel: food and bar services, carry-on and checked baggage, sports equipment and pet transport.
Formerly The Abitibi. Three weekly trips in both directions link southwestern Québec's anglers, canoeists, snowmobilers and nature lovers with the lakes and forests of La Vallée de l'Or. Services and amenities: Economy Class travel: food and bar services, carry-on and checked baggage, sports equipment and pet transport.