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Kids 2-11 travel at 50% off

Kids aged 2-11 travel at 50% off in Economy class or at 25% off in other classes including Sleeper class if the child occupies their own bed (not applicable in Business and Prestige classes).

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Business and partner discounts


Conference fares

Planning an event? Offer participants a special discount on the best rate.

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CAA Members

Get an exclusive discount of 10% to 50% on the best fares across Canada.

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Rail passes

Take the train whenever you want! Choose the affordable, flexible pass that best suits your needs.


VIA Préférence loyalty program

Travel for free! Get one reward point for every dollar you spend travelling with VIA Rail.

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Families and children

Discover the perks of travelling as a family! Free for children under 2 years old and reduced rates for children under 11.

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Students and youth

Are you under 25 years of age? Travel often and save! Get exclusive discounts on rail passes.

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Age 60 and over

Save 10% anytime in Economy, Sleeper Plus and Touring class.

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Canadian military

To show our appreciation and support, we offer a 25% discount to all Canadian military personnel and their families.

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Indigenous communities

As a gesture of our commitment to Indigenous peoples, we offer a 33% discount to Indigenous communities across the country.

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Planning a trip for 10 or more people? Purchase 20 Economy class tickets and get one free!

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Find the best fares whatever your departure.

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Type of journey
  • I
    • 26-59 years old.
    • Basic fares.
    • $20 minimum fare.
    Adult (26-59)
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    • 60 or more years of age
    • ID required with proof of age.
    • $18 minimum fare.
    Senior (60+)
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    • 12-25 years old.
    • With proof of age and an ID card with a photo.
    • The ISIC card will be accepted for those aged 26 and over.
    Youth (12-25)
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    • 2-11 years inclusive.
    • $10 minimum fare.
    • Children under 8 years of age cannot travel alone. Children between 8 and 11 may travel alone, but under certain conditions.
      Please be advised that children's tickets are available through our web site only if you purchase tickets for one or more accompanying adults.
    Child (2-11)
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    • Less than 2 years of age.
    • Free if does not occupy a seat.
    • One free infant per adult.
      If you wish to book a seat for your baby, please select "Child" instead. The child's fare will then apply.
    Infant (0-2)


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Travel Advisory

February 11, 2020 - 11:10AM

Following an advisory from the infrastructure owner that they are unable to support our operations across their network, VIA Rail has no other option but to cancel most of its services until further notice.


VIA Rail is providing full refunds for all cancelled trips.




In order to allow be able to help as many customers as possible, we respectfully request that you contact our VIA Customer Center only in cases of immediate urgency, at 1-888-VIA-RAIL (1-888 842-7245), TTY 800-268-9503 (deaf or hard of hearing).


We understand the impact this unfortunate situation has on our passengers and regret the significant inconvenience this is causing to their travel.

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