Canada Rail Holidays

Great savings and offers in our August Sale

Our August Sale is here, and you can take advantage of incredible offers on 2023 holidays including a free rail upgrade on Rocky Mountaineer from SilverLeaf to GoldLeaf to experience the spectacular views, world-class cuisine and service on this iconic train. Offer is subject to T&Cs and is valid until 31 August. Book now >

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Rocky Mountaineer

A luxury rail tour experience

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VIA Rail tours

VIA Rail

Cities made easy

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rail journey destinations

Destinations

Rail hot spots

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how to book your train holiday

How to

3 easy steps to book

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add on extras to your rail tour

Add ons

Excursions & extras

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rail and cruise holidays

Rail & Cruise

Combine with a cruise

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Special Offers

AUGUST SALE NOW ON: Rocky Mountaineer free GoldLeaf rail upgrade plus up to £100 on added experiences and excursions on Canada Holidays. Offer is valid for travel in 2023 and ends on 31 August 2022. T&C’s apply

Rocky Mountaineer Travel Again Offer for Past Guests: Receive up to £300 off per couple in savings on any Rocky Mountaineer package when past guests travel again in 2022 or 2023* T&C’s

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Our favourite Canadian train tours

Book your 2022/2023 Canada rail holiday now

Take a look at our best-selling train holiday packages below.

  • 2023 departures available
  • 5 day Rocky Mountaineer journey
  • Icefields Parkway and Banff tours
  • "Rainforest to Goldrush" route between Vancouver & Jasper
  • "Journey through the Clouds" between Jasper & Vancouver
  • Return international flights included
  • Special offer available
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  • 2023 departures available
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer journey
  • "Journey through the Clouds" between Jasper & Vancouver
  • Jasper highlights, Icefields Parkway & Ice Explorer tours
  • Helicopter tour & gondola ride in Banff
  • Return international flights included
  • Special offer available
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  • 2023 departures available
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer journey
  • "First Passage" route between Banff & Vancouver
  • 7 night Alaska cruise to Skagway
  • 4 nights in Banff/Lake Louise
  • Return international flights included

  • Special offer available
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  • 2023 departures available
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer train journey
  • "Journey through the Clouds" between Vancouver & Jasper
  • Icefields Parkway tour & Ice Explorer
  • Banff to Calgary sightseeing tour, incl. Banff gondola
  • Return international flights included
  • Special offer available
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  • 2023 departures available
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer journey
  • "First Passage" route between Banff & Vancouver
  • Jasper highlights, Icefields Parkway & Ice Explorer tours
  • Helicopter tour & gondola ride in Banff
  • Return international flights included
  • Special offer available
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  • 2023 departures available
  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • 4 nights’ onboard The Canadian with Via Rail
  • 8 Days Motorhome Rental
  • Return international flights included



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  • 2023 departures available
  • 8 nights’ accommodation
  • 2 day Rocky Mountaineer journey
  • Transfer from Calgary Airport to Banff
  • Transfer from Banff to Jasper
  • Return international flights included


  • Special offer available
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Call us to book

Call our travel experts to book your Canada rail holiday. Choose from dozens of train rides and packages or tailor-make your perfect trip from scratch.

Choosing the perfect route

From the Rocky Mountains to vibrant cities, there are plenty of Canadian rail routes to choose from. Download Rocky Mountaineer's routes here. Download VIA Rail's routes here.

Rocky Mountaineer - First Passage to the West
Rocky Mountaineer - Rainforest to Gold Rush
Rocky Mountaineer - Journey through the Clouds
VIA Rail - The Canadian
VIA Rail - Corridor & Ocean

See those unbeatable views

See the view from the tracks yourself with these spell-binding videos of what you can experience on our Canadian train tours.

Choosing the right Canadian rail holiday

The differences between VIA and Rocky Mountaineer train journeys

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Seeing the Rockies by train

If you’ve heard of an iconic luxury rail tour through the Rockies, you’ll likely be thinking of Rocky Mountaineer. These opulent trains offer daylight journeys through the awe-inspiring Rockies and provide a gold-star service onboard. VIA Rail also serves the Rockies on its Canadian route, which is a sleeper service.

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Daylight views

If you don’t want to miss any views, choose Rocky Mountaineer as their rail service only travels during daylight hours.

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Sleeper cabins

VIA Rail offers sleeper services whereas Rocky Mountaineer doesn’t, so if you’ve dreamt of a cosy cabin bed, go VIA.

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Trans Canada

If you’d love to travel right across Canada on a train, taking in everything from the Rockies to the Prairies, VIA Rail’s ‘The Canadian’ is for you.

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City hopping

The best way to visit Ottawa, Toronto, Montréal, Québec City and Halifax in one trip (without driving) is to hop on VIA Rail.

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Interpretive guides

Part of Rocky Mountaineer’s unique experience is its friendly and knowledgeable hosts. If you’d like to hear about history and wildlife, you’ll love their commentary. Plus, they bring you drinks like local wines and snacks fresh from the kitchen throughout your journey.

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