The Ocean fr £78pp*


Montréal & Halifax (6 weekly departures)
*Sleeper Class (No Meals)

The Ocean is a night train that runs six times a week (six times each way) between Montréal and Halifax. You'll cover hundreds of kilometres while sleeping soundly and you'll wake up in a completely different part of Canada!

The Ocean leaves Montréal in the evening and travels through the small villages on the south shore of the St. Lawrence before entering the Matapédia Valley. By very early morning, you'll see Chaleur Bay. From there, The Ocean heads south across New Brunswick, where it stops in Moncton before noon, and then continues on to Nova Scotia to arrive at Halifax around mid-afternoon. In the other direction, the Ocean leaves Halifax in the afternoon to reach Montréal the next morning.

The Ocean is the ideal choice for visiting Québec and the Atlantic region. It is also very handy for short journeys in Nova Scotia and in New Brunswick.

The Ocean Prices 2014

    Sleeper Plus Class
(Meals included)
 
Sleeper Class
(No Meals)
Renaissance Equipment
  Cabin for
1 or 2
Cabin for 2
with shower
Cabin for
1 or 2
Cabin for 2
with shower
 
From / To Economy
Class
Single Double Double Single Double Double
Ste-Foy to Halifax £95 £369 £325 £335 £189 £165 £175
Halifax to Ste-Foy £95 £369 £325 £335 £189 £165 £175
Halifax to Montréal £115 £409 £359 £375 £215 £185 £195
Montréal to Halifax £115 £409 £359 £375 £215 £185 £195
Price per person, senior & child rates available.
Call for more information and prices


The Ocean Prices 2015

    Sleeper Plus Class
(Meals included)
 
Sleeper Class
(No Meals)
Renaissance Equipment
  Cabin for
1 or 2
Cabin for 2
with shower
Cabin for
1 or 2
Cabin for 2
with shower
 
From / To Economy
Class
Single Double Double Single Double Double
Ste-Foy to Halifax £78 £304 £263 £274 £154 £133 £141
Halifax to Ste-Foy £78 £304 £263 £274 £154 £133 £141
Halifax to Montréal £95 £337 £293 £306 £174 £151 £157
Montréal to Halifax £95 £337 £293 £306 £174 £151 £157
Price per person, senior & child rates available.
Call for more information and prices

Seniors (60+): 10% off Sleeper Touring Class in Cabins for Two with/without showers in Peak Season. No discounts available in Economy Class or Sleeper in Off Peak Season.

Children (2-11): 50% off Economy Class and 25% off Sleeper or Sleeper Touring class at any time. Off season: Must be purchased 15 days prior to departure.

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The Ocean Departures Dates

Eastbound Routes

Route
Departure
Days
Departure
Time
Arrival
Days
Arrival
Time
Ste-Foy to Halifax Wed, Fri, Sun 22:27 Thu, Sat, Mon 18:38
Montréal to Halifax Wed, Fri, Sun 18:55 Thu, Sat, Mon 18:38

Westbound Routes

Route
Departure
Days
Departure
Time
Arrival
Days
Arrival
Time
Halifax to Ste-Foy Wed, Fri, Sun 11:00 Thu, Sat, Mon 05:02
Halifax to Montréal Wed, Fri, Sun 11:00 Thu, Sat, Mon 09:15

Class Operating Dates

Economy Class: 01 Jan - 31 Dec 2014 / 01 Jan - 31 Dec 2015
Sleeper Plus Class: 19 Jun - 16 Oct 2014 / 19 Jun - 16 Oct 2015
Sleeper Class: 07 Sep - 31 Dec 2014 / 01 Jan - 18 Jun & 07 Sep - 31 Dec 2015

The Ocean Economy Class

In Economy class on the Ocean you can travel between Montréal and Halifax at very reasonable prices. Sitting in your comfortable seat, you can stretch out your legs, lean back into the headrest and admire the scenery rolling by the window.

Meals can be purchased on board where Via Rail serves light meals, refreshments and treats, which you can enjoy at one of the tables, or at your seat. At night, a service attendant will offer you a pillow and blanket.


The Ocean Sleeper Touring Class

The Sleeper Touring Class (operates from 14 June - 14 October) includes meals and allows you to enjoy a unique martime learning experience with the onboard staff explaining some of the history and background to the area through which the train passes.

Choose a standard bedroom with wash basin and WC, or upgrade to a deluxe bedroom with shower facilities. Single occupancy of a bedroom incurs a small supplement. Sleeper Touring Class offers a reclining seat and blankets and pillows on overnight journeys.

Important Notes

Via Rail services are all non-smoking

As space is always restricted on the train, we would recommend that you take a small bag on board with the essentials that you need and check your remaining luggage through to your final destination.

The prices that we present are the super save fares, which must be booked 7 days before travel. There are additional discounts for seniors (60+), Students with an ISIC card and young people aged 12-17. Advance purchase is necessary.

Children 2-11 are eligible for 50% discount in comfort class and travel is FREE for children under 2 provided they are accompanied by an adult and do not take up a seat. A second infant travelling with just one adult pays 50% of the comfort class fare.

It is important to note that as the trains often travel through rugged and inaccessible terrain there may be occasional delays or freight trains may cause delay. Re-routing may be necessary at times by road. Via Rail does not pay compensation in this instance.



Outbound Flight

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Return Flight

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  • Children under the age of 16 MUST be
    accompanied by an adult.

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