May 22, 2019


MONTRÉAL, May 22, 2019 – To kick off the beginning of summer, VIA Rail (VIA Rail Canada) invites you to love the way towards an ultimate summer by offering not-to-be missed discounts. Whether you would like to travel with family, for business or for leisure, book your next train adventure and save! The Plan Your Summer Sale will take place from May 22 to June 2, 2019 and offers the following discounts on our lowest ticket fares:


  • Up to 40% off Canrail system pass (all versions)
  • 20% off Business class
  • 20% off Economy class, Sleeper Plus and Touring on long-distance trains to travel this summer
  • Kids at $15 launch: The offer is applicable to children between the ages of 2 and 11, accompanied by an adult, for any trip within Canada in Economy class
  • Special Offer Book early for this winter: 40% off Economy class and Sleeper Plus on long distance trains


 Our classes offer these different services, and more:  

  • Sleeper Plus class
  • Priority boarding
  • Comfortable berths and cabins
  • Meal service and snacks included
  • Access to the Business Lounge
  • Touring class
  • Spacious and reclining seats
  • Meal and bar service included
  • Business Class
  • Priority boarding
  • Ergonomic seats
  • Meal and bar service included
  • Access to the Business Lounge
  • Economy class
  • Spacious seats
  • Snacks and beverages available on board


Discover our products

  • Canrail system pass: This pass is perfect for travel enthusiasts. With this pass you have the choice between seven, ten or unlimited one-way trips to the destination of your choice. The Canrail system pass allows you to travel across Canada for 60 consecutive days.
  • Kids at $15: Children ages 2 to 11 receive a “Choo Choo Club” goodie bag when they board our trains. These kits include an activity book full of educational games, and lots of other fun surprises that will keep them entertained during the trip.


Purchase dates

  • Tickets must be purchased between May 22 and June 2, 2019, inclusively, for trips along the Québec City-Windsor corridor, as well for long-distance trains.
  • Kids at $15 tickets must be purchased between May 22 and September 15, 2019, inclusively.



Eligible travel dates

  • Canrail system pass: between May 22, 2019 and May 21, 2020, inclusively
  • Business class: Between June 15 and September 15, 2019, inclusively
  • Economy, Sleeper Plus and Touring class on long-distance trains: Between May 29 and December 31, 2019, inclusively*
  • Kids at $15: Between June 15 and September 15, 2019, inclusively


Avoid the uncertainties of traffic and let the promise of an easy, safe, sustainable and comfortable experience soothe you!


*Certain conditions may apply. For more details, visit our website

About VIA Rail

As Canada’s national rail passenger service, VIA Rail ( and all its employees are mandated to provide safe, efficient and economical passenger transportation service, in both official languages of our country. VIA Rail operates intercity, regional and transcontinental trains linking over 400 communities across Canada, and about 180 more communities through intermodal partnerships, and safely transports nearly 4.8 million passengers annually. The Corporation has been awarded five Safety Awards and three Environment Awards by the Railway Association of Canada since 2007. Visit the “About VIA Rail” section at