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Important Notice: Trains 1 and 2
We are closely monitoring the wildfire situation in Alberta as it may impact service on trains 1 and 2. Impacted passengers will be notified directly should there be any service disruption.
Important notice: Trains 693 & 690
VIA Rail has been informed by the infrastructure owner (Arctic Gateway) that repairs are required between Gillam and Churchill and will be performed from July 9 to October 8, 2023, inclusively. As a result, please note that VIA Rail departures of trains #693 (departing Gillam on Monday) and #690 (departing Churchill on Tuesday) between Gillam and Churchill will be cancelled over that period.
- Train 693 of Sunday July 30, August 6 and August 20, 2023 will operate as per normal schedule from Winnipeg to Churchill.
- Train 690 of Tuesday August 1, August 8 and August 22, 2023 will operate as per normal schedule from Churchill to The Pas.
|Feature||Economy class||Sleeper Plus class|
|Comfortable reclining seat with table tray||Yes|
|Choice of a comfortable berth, a one-, two-, three- or four-person cabin, or a suite||Yes|
|Access to in-car shower||Yes|
|Food & beverages|
|Light meals, snacks, hot and cold refreshments and alcoholic beverages at affordable prices||Yes|
|All meals and non-alcoholic beverages included in the dining car||Yes|
|Complementary coffee, tea, fruit and cookies in the lounge cars||Yes|
|Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for sale||Yes||Yes|
|Baggage restriction service||Yes||Yes|
|Attendant and turndown service available||Yes|
|Station Lounge Access|
|Access to Vancouver lounge upon departure||Yes|
|On board Access|
|Access to the Skyline car||Yes||Yes|
|Access to the Panorama car||Yes|
|Until April 29,2017
Unrestricted access to the Prestige Park car
|As of April 30,2017
Scheduled access to the Prestige Park car (*peak season)
|Unrestricted access to the Prestige Park car (off-peak season)||Yes|
|*Peak season 2017: April 30, 2017 until October 12, 2017|
*The type of equipment varies or is subject to availability.
|Economy car (This link opens a new window) Skyline car (This link opens a new window)||Panorama car (This link opens a new window) Dining car (This link opens a new window) Sleeper car (This link opens a new window) Skyline car (This link opens a new window)|
If you already booked, review your baggage allowance on your boarding pass or in the "Itinerary and receipt" email.
Please refer to our Baggage section for more details.
Light meals, snacks, hot and cold drinks, and alcoholic beverages are always available for purchase.
When travelling in Sleeper Plus class, all meals are included in the price of your ticket and priority reserved sitting is given in the dining car. Caterered meals (no chef on board).
See open new tab sample menus served on board the Ocean.
The Sleeper Plus class offers exclusive and privileged access to the departure Business lounges at Toronto, Winnipeg and Vancouver.
Free Wi-Fi is not offered on this train. It is available, however, at these stations: Vancouver, Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg and Toronto.
Please note that most sleeping cars on the Canadian were renovated. However, it may happen that not renovated sleeping cars are added to some train to meet demand or to replace cars scheduled for maintenance.
When you book multiple accommodations online, our automatic system selects cabins which may not be adjoining or in the same car. Our telephone sales office may be able to accommodate changes in cabin selection depending on availability . Please contact our telephone sales office at 1 888 VIA-RAIL (1 888 842-7245), TTY 1 800 268-9503 (hearing impaired) . We will respond to your inquiry as quickly as possible.