Coast to Coast by Rail: Vancouver & Halifax

TBNE 15 Nights / 16 Days

Overview

halifax nightThe Coast to Coast Canadian Rail adventure includes a complete Canadian Rockies Vacation followed by a 5 night train odyssey that spans nearly 4000 km of Canada, the world’s second largest country.

Enjoy a two day rail journey from Vancouver to Banff, or Banff to Vancouver if you start in Halifax, along with four nights in a private bedroom on the ViaRail Canadian between Jasper and Halifax.

As you make your way across Canada, you’ll visit all its major cities: Toronto, including Niagara Falls, Montreal and Halifax. If you have the time, add Quebec City after Montreal and before Halifax.

This amazing eastbound adventure begins with an overnight stay in Vancouver on various dates from May 3 – September 20, 2015.

Note that the reverse itinerary — traveling westbound from Halifax to Vancouver — will add 1 day to the journey.  The Trans-Canada Rail Adventure beginning with an overnight stay in Halifax is available on various dates between April 23 – September 10, 2015.

 

Call 604-990-9299 or 1-800-913-9207 or Email us for more information and reservations.

Download a Coast to Coast by Rail Brochure for all prices, start dates, a detailed itinerary and a route map.

Itinerary

Vancouver to Halifax Halifax to Vancouver
Day Activities Overnight Activities Overnight
1 Arrive in Vancouver Vancouver Arrive in Halifax Halifax
2 On the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops Kamloops VIA Rail from Halifax to Montreal VIA Rail
3 On the Rocky Mountaineer to Banff Banff Arrive in Montreal
Guided Sightseeing Tour of Montreal
Montreal
4 Banff Tour with Gondola and Summit Helicopter Banff VIA Rail from Montreal to Toronto Toronto
5 Yoho Park Tour
Transfer to Lake Louise
Lake Louise Niagara Falls Tour Toronto
6 Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer Jasper VIA Rail from Toronto to Jasper VIA Rail
7 VIA Rail from Jasper to Toronto VIA Rail VIA Rail from Toronto to Jasper VIA Rail
8 VIA Rail from Jasper to Toronto VIA Rail VIA Rail from Toronto to Jasper VIA Rail
9 VIA Rail from Jasper to Toronto VIA Rail Arrive in Jasper Jasper
10 Arrive in Toronto Toronto Jasper Highlights Tour Jasper
11 Niagara Falls Tour Toronto Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer Lake Louise
12 VIA Rail from Toronto to Montreal Montreal Yoho Park Tour
Transfer to Banff
Banff
13 Guided Sightseeing Tour of Montreal
VIA Rail from Montreal to Halifax
VIA Rail Banff Tour with Gondola Summit and Helicopter Banff
14 Arrive in Halifax Halifax On the Rocky Mountaineer to Kamloops Kamloops
15 Vacation ends in Halifax On the Rocky Mountaineer to Vancouver Vancouver
16 Vacation ends in Vancouver

Features

  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer GoldLeaf, SilverLeaf, or RedLeaf Service
  • 6 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 4 dinners (6 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 3 dinners for reverse itinerary)
  • 10 nights hotel accommodation (11 nights for reverse itinerary)
  • 4 nights cabin accommodation onboard VIA Rail
  • Vancouver Lookout
  • Banff Tour, including Banff Gondola
  • Summit Helicopter Flightseeing
  • Yoho Park Tour, Banff to Lake Louise
  • Icefields Parkway Tour, including Ice Explorer, Lake Louise to Jasper
  • Niagara Falls Tour
  • Guided Sightseeing Tour of Montreal
  • VIA Rail from Jasper to Toronto
  • VIA Rail from Toronto to Montreal in Business class
  • VIA Rail from Montreal to Halifax
  • Rail station transfers in Vancouver, Kamloops and Banff
  • Luggage handling and National Park Pass

Add-Ons

  • Add airport transfers in Vancouver and Halifax
  • Add breakfasts at your hotels
  • Add a night or two in Quebec City – Paris of the North
  • Add a rental Car in the Rockies, Toronto, Montreal or Halifax
  • Add extra Nights in Vancouver or Halifax
  • Add pre or post trip to Victoria and Butchart Gardens

Schedule

Starts in Vancouver
May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
June 7, 14, 21, 28
July 5, 12, 19, 26
August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
September 6, 13, 20
Starts in Halifax
April 23, 30
May 7, 14, 21, 28
June 4, 11, 18, 25
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
August 6, 13, 20, 27
September 3, 10

Prices

  • Prices depend on when you travel, number of travelers, train service you choose, extras you add and the hotels you choose.
  • Call 604-990-9299 or 1-800-913-9207 or Email us for more information and reservations.
Vancouver to Halifax 2015
Start Dates REDLEAF SILVERLEAF GOLDLEAF GOLDLEAF DELUXE
May 3 – May 17 $6179 $6599 $7899 $9699
May 24 – Jun 21 $6479 $6899 $8399 $10299
Jun 29 – Sep 14 $7179  $7599  $9049 $11099
Halifax to Vancouver 2015
Start Dates REDLEAF SILVERLEAF GOLDLEAF GOLDLEAF DELUXE
Apr 23 – May 14 $6279 $6699 $8149 $10049
May 21 – Jun 18 $6629 $7049 $8749 $10799
Jun 25 – Sep 10 $7279  $7699  $9449 $11599
  • RedLeaf Service – Reserved seating in comfortable, traditional train cars with picture windows. Breakfast and lunch are served at your seat each day and nonalcoholic beverages are included.
    SilverLeaf Service – Reserved seating in a custom built single level car with 67% more viewing area than RedLeaf, hot breakfast and lunch served at your seat, complimentary wine or beer with lunch, complimentary nonalcoholic beverages during the day and overnight accommodations in Kamloops.
  • GoldLeaf Service – Reserved seating in the GoldLeaf elevated dome car. Breakfast and lunch are served in the GoldLeaf dining car and GoldLeaf passengers have access to the outdoor viewing platform.
    Alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are included on the train.
    GoldLeaf Deluxe – All the features of GoldLeaf + deluxe hotel rooms
  • View the Differences between Red, Silver and GoldLeaf Service

Route Map

tour map

Canadian Rockies Excursion