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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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Sping kids offer

Plan your family’s next getaway today

Accompanied children aged 2-12 travel for $20* in Economy class in the Québec City-Windsor corridor on Saturdays. Conditions apply.

A relaxing trip for everyone

Travel as a family

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

Facilities for toddlers

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

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

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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 (persons who are deaf or hard-of-hearing).

Via Rail Employee

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:Québec City, QC
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  • Price shown for a one-way, per Adult on Jun. 22, 2024
  • To travel in Economy class
  • Price for 1 Adult
  • Last verification of inventory: May. 23, 2024 - 01:16
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Departure:Montréal, QC
 Destination:Toronto, ON
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  • Price shown for a one-way, per Adult on Jun. 18, 2024
  • To travel in Economy class
  • Price for 1 Adult
  • Last verification of inventory: May. 23, 2024 - 01:15
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Departure:Toronto, ON
 Destination:Niagara Falls, ON
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  • Price shown for a one-way, per Adult on Jun. 04, 2024
  • To travel in Economy class
  • Price for 1 Adult
  • Last verification of inventory: May. 23, 2024 - 01:16
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Free Wi-fi access

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

Infants (under 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 2-12 travel at 50% off in economy

Conditions

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

DISCOUNT:

Accompanied children aged 2-12 travel for $20 in Economy class in the Québec City-Windsor corridor on Saturdays.

This offer applies to each segment of a one-way or round-trip.

This offer applies to Escape fare tickets in Economy class only. 

Minimum purchase three (3) days in advance required.

BOOKING PERIOD:

Eastern Time (ET): Tickets must be purchased between 8:00:00 a.m. on April 2, 2024, and 11:59:59 p.m. on June 25, 2024.

Pacific Time (PT): Tickets must be purchased between 5:00:00 a.m. on April 2, 2024, and 8:59:59 p.m. on June 25, 2024.

TRAVEL PERIOD:

For travel between April 6 and June 29, 2024, inclusively.

ROUTES:

Valid for travel in the Québec City-Windsor corridor.

CLASS OF SERVICE:

Economy class (Escape fare).

HOW TO PURCHASE:

Online:

  • Choose your preferred departure, and, if applicable, the return in the fare matrix.
  • Fares will be automatically adjusted if the trip meets the conditions of the promotion.
  • See applicable conditions.
  • Payment must be made at the time of booking.
  • Tickets can also be purchased over the phone, at a VIA Rail station, or with a travel agent.

MINIMUM FARES:

Not applicable.

EXCHANGES:

As per the conditions of the fare chosen. Regular fares will be applied to exchanges made after June 25, 2024.

REFUNDS:

As per fare conditions chosen.

OTHER STANDARD CONDITIONS:

Seats at these fares are limited and subject to availability.
This offer may not be available on all days of week and all trains.
Three (3) day minimum advance purchase necessary.
Children aged 2-12 must be accompanied by at least one (1) adult of least 18 years of age. This promotion is not applicable to unaccompanied minors.
Up to five (5) children may travel for $20 per adult travelling on the same dates, trains, and between the same stations.
This promotion applies to new bookings only.
This promotion doesn’t apply to group bookings.
Fares, discounts, conditions, and schedules are subject to change without notice.
Other conditions may apply.

*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.