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Cross Canada by train, gaze at the beauty of the ever-changing landscape and simply enjoy the passing of time… Make this dream a reality: experience the Canadian.

Classes of service to please every type of passenger

Mosaic Prestige Sleeper class

PRESTIGE SLEEPER CLASS

VIA is proud to present its new Prestige Sleeper class. Enjoy simple elegance and premium comfort thanks to the completely revamped cars and accommodations, all delivered with personalized attention throughout this unparalleled experience. Discover VIA’s special pre-launch offer for travel by April 30, 2015.

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Sleeper Plus class

New design, cozy accommodations, delicious meals and impeccable service—just a few of the many perks you’ll enjoy in Sleeper Plus class.

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Economy class

An affordable way to see and experience something unique, our Economy class allows you to cover great distances in a friendly atmosphere.

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ALL CLASSES OF SERVICE AT A GLANCE

Which class of service is right for you? See our chart to learn more about amenities and prices for all classes of service.

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Sleeper Plus class

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Cross Canada by train, gaze at the beauty of the ever-changing landscape and simply enjoy the passing of time… Make this dream a reality: experience the Canadian.

Travel in style

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You’ll awaken to find your dream is a reality

Our Sleeper Plus class gives you the full experience—newly renovated cars, several accommodation options, delicious meals and impeccable service, as well as some extras, like access to the Business Lounge and priority boarding in Toronto and Vancouver. Why opt for the basics when you can choose added comfort?

 
 
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Cozy accommodations that are like a dream

Sleeper Plus class offers several accommodation options: a berth, a cabin for one, two, three or four people, or a suite, all with in-car shower access.

Nourriture

A tasteful and inspiring journey

Meals are prepared fresh by our chefs on board our fully renovated Dining cars. Our satisfying breakfasts, tasty lunches, and regional specialties are sure to take your taste buds for a ride.

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The show is inside too!

Wine tastings are held. Interactive presentations on the history, geography and culture of the regions we travel through are also given. And from time to time, musicians play on board, providing a soundtrack for our journey.

The new accessible cabin

The new accessible cabin is offered on board the Prestige Park car, which will be available on certain departures of the Canadian on the Toronto – Vancouver route.* These cabins offer all the amenities required to accommodate a person with reduced mobility and a companion.

 

24/7 comfort

The comfortable berths and cabins come with a bed turn-down service, in-car shower access, and lots of little extras, such as a personal toiletry kit and complimentary earplugs.

 

A scenic summer

During the summer, activities are offered on board the Skyline car. It also features a Scenic dome in which you can unwind, a coffee area for taking breaks, and a lounge where you can make new acquaintances.

 

Dining car

Considerate personnel, freshly cooked gourmet meals, modern surroundings—the stage (or rather, table) is set for wonderful onboard breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

 

Park car

The Park car is located at the back of the train. Its Bullet lounge allows you to take in the sweeping landscape as you read a book. During the off-season, activities are offered on board this car.

The new accessible cabin

The new accessible cabin is offered on board the Prestige Park car, which will be available on certain departures of the Canadian on the Toronto – Vancouver route.* These cabins offer all the amenities required to accommodate a person with reduced mobility and a companion.

 

 

Nothing but open sky

Available in the summer on the trip between Edmonton and Vancouver, the Panorama car is a must if you want to feast your eyes on the scenery.

 

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Economy class

An affordable way to see and experience something unique, our Economy class allows you to cover great distances in a friendly atmosphere.

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Economy class

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A trip on board the Canadian is not just a trip across Canada: it’s a journey through a vast array of colours, experiences and emotions.

An affordable way to discover Canada’s wide open spaces

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Everything you need (and more!)

Travel great distances the friendly way in Economy class. In addition to your passenger seat, you have access to the Skyline car and its panoramic top-floor view so you can get the most out of your cross-country journey.

 
 
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Make yourself at home

Economy class provides you with roomy, comfortable seats and plenty of legroom to stretch out and relax.

Food

From a quick bite
to an elaborate meal

Affordable snacks, hot and cold beverages, and alcoholic beverages are available in the Skyline car. In the summer, a selection of meals cooked on board is also available.

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Little extras
that make a big difference

You’ll find that every seat has its own power outlet. We also sell blanket and pillow sets, which include a polar-fleece blanket, neck pillow, sleep mask and ear plugs.

 

Low price, high class

Our competitive Economy class fares allow you to travel the country in total comfort without having to pay a fortune.

 

Enjoy a break/Break time

A Scenic dome section on the top floor, a coffee area for when you need to take a break, and a lounge area for when you need a change of scenery, want to play cards or meet new people. The Skyline car is pure pleasure!

 

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Sleeper Plus class

New design, cozy accommodations, delicious meals, scenic landscapes and impeccable service——ust a few of the many perks you’ll enjoy in Sleeper Plus class.

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Prestige Sleeper class

A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

Train, vue extérieure

4,466 KM OF PRESTIGE

Enjoy a refined experience with our completely revamped cars and accommodations. This unparalleled encounter with nature comes with thoroughly personalized attention. It’s an inspiring way to admire Canada’s beautiful landscapes.

 
 

Discover the exclusive benefits of the new Prestige Sleeper class.

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Refined and comfortable cabins

A high-end Prestige Sleeper cabin offers stylish and modern decor. This elegant, comfortable cabin with private bathroom and shower offers a modular leather L-shaped couch by day and a Murphy bed for two by night facing a large window to admire the breathtaking sights of Canada’s diverse scenic beauty.

Concierge

Personalized, priority service that’s a cut above

Enjoy attentive, personalized concierge service throughout your trip.

Prestige Sleeper class is designed to offer passengers complete peace of mind, with priority reservations in the dining car and priority baggage handling.

Food

An all-inclusive, epicurean experience

Delicious meals are freshly prepared by our skilled chefs on board and include regional specialties and our selection of Canadian wines, in the comfort of our fully renovated dining cars.

Savour the all-inclusive treatment we have in store for you, with refined dining and complimentary drinks service.
 

PRESTIGE SLEEPER CLASS LAUNCH DETAILS

***PRE-LAUNCH OFFER FOR TRAVEL BEFORE APRIL 30, 2015***:
While adding the final touches to this new class of service, VIA is extending a special pre-launch offer to its customers. Availability and departure dates are limited. There are two ways to enjoy VIA’s new Prestige Sleeper class at this special fare. You can upgrade your existing booking by paying a premium, or make a new booking in Prestige Sleeper class.
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There are two ways to book your Prestige Sleeper class cabin.
Click here to book online.
Call 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245) or TTY 1 800 268-9503 (hearing impaired) toll-free in Canada and the United States. If you’re an international traveller, contact your travel agent.
This new class of service is offered on the Canadian on the following select routes in both directions:
• Toronto - Vancouver
• Toronto - Jasper
• Toronto - Winnipeg
• Winnipeg - Vancouver
As of May 2015, the Prestige Sleeper class can be booked at its regular fare on all departures of the Canadian.

 

 

SIMPLE ELEGANCE AND PREMIUM COMFORT

The Prestige Sleeper car is being gradually phased in, and as of May 1st most departures of the Canadian will include this car, which features entirely revamped accommodations offering contemporary elegance and comfort.

PRESTIGE PARK CAR

The phase-in of the Prestige Park car is almost complete, and as of May 1st most departures of the Canadian will include the Prestige Park car. Located at the back of the train, this car has been entirely revamped and reconfigured to offer a refined experience. During the off-peak season, activities such as wine tastings and interactive talks on local history, geography and culture are offered on board this car (and in the peak season they are offered on board the Skyline car).

 

The regular Park car will replace the Prestige Park car in certain cases

In the event that the Prestige Park car is unavailable, it will be replaced by the regular Park car. The scenic dome and regular lounges will still be available but the Accessible cabin and Prestige cabin, which are not part of the regular Park car, will be unavailable.

 

 

Dining car

Considerate personnel, freshly cooked gourmet meals, modern surroundings—the stage (or rather, table) is set for wonderful onboard breakfasts, lunches and dinners. Prestige Sleeper class travellers will be offered priority reservations in the dining car.

 

Nothing but open sky

Available in the summer on the trip between Edmonton and Vancouver, the Panorama car is a must if you want to feast your eyes on the scenery.

 

A scenic summer

During the summer, activities are offered on board the Skyline car. It also features a Scenic dome in which you can unwind, a coffee area for taking breaks, and a lounge where you can make new acquaintances.

 

Also discover

Car, inside view

Sleeper Plus class

New design, cozy accommodations, delicious meals, scenic landscapes and impeccable service—just a few of the many perks you’ll enjoy in Sleeper Plus class.

Link leading to information on the Sleeper Plus class
 

 

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