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Travelling with the kids

Bring the kids! Travelling by train with the family is easy and relaxing.

Children under 24 months travel for free*

Kids aged between 2 and 12 travel at 50% off in Economy class and at 25% off in other classes (not applicable in Business and Prestige classes).

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A relaxing trip for everyone

Travel comfortably as a family

  • Travelers aged 2 to 12 receive a CLUB CHOO CHOO activity bag
  • Power outlets and access to free Wi-Fi *
  • Special double-facing seats for four people
  • Room to stretch your legs

Facilities for toddlers

  • Priority boarding
  • Real changing tables in the toilets
  • Microwaves for baby bottles and purees
  • Playpens and strollers allowed on board

Meals and drinks

You and the kids can enjoy a wide range of meals, snacks and drinks throughout your trip.

Book with peace of mind

Does your child need to travel alone?

We're there for you! Call us to make the necessary arrangements at 1-888-VIA-RAIL (1-888-842-7245) or TTY 1-800-268-9503 (for persons with a hearing or speech disability).

Refunds and exchanges

Because nobody can predict the future. VIA Rail allows you to easily modify an existing reservation, or even request an exchange and refund.

Travel without breaking the bank

Remember, children under 24 months travel for free on the train!

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Departure:Montréal, QC  Destination:Toronto, ON
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Departure:Ottawa, ON  Destination:Montréal, QC
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Departure:Montréal, QC  Destination:Oshawa, ON
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Free Wi-fi access

Available on the Québec City - Windsor corridor and between Montréal and Halifax

Infants (0-24 months):

Children under 24 months travel free provided that they do not occupy a seat. They must, however, be seated on an adult's lap throughout the trip (an adult can travel with only one infant on his or her lap).

Booking online:

If you want your child to have a seat, you must purchase a child’s ticket. Please note: to purchase a child's ticket online, you must reserve one or more tickets for the accompanying adult(s) at the same time.

Kids aged 2-11 travel at 50% off in economy

Conditions

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

Baggage

Children and toddlers (ticket holders or travelling on an accompanying adult's lap) have the same hand baggage allowance as the accompanying adult.

For more information on permitted baggage visit the page baggage for toddlers and infants

*Prices valid for either direction. One-way fare in Economy class, excluding sales taxes. The number of seats is limited.
Fares may vary based on selected day of week and time of departure. Check conditions for more information.