Get Inspired / Canada Canada: Exploring by Rail & Coach Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Canada Canada: Exploring by Rail & Coach story by: Inspire Canada & Alaska The sheer scale of Canada can be daunting, however by planning your itinerary to include either rail or coach or a combination of both, you will be amazed at what you get to see and do. On Rocky Mountaineer trains you can enjoy the awe inspiring landscapes out the large picture or domed windows while listening to the commentary from the comfort of your seat with impeccable service by your onboard attendant. VIA Rail is Canada’s national train network spanning the entire country and offering either point to point services or passes with the romance of traditional train travel in three classes of service. You can stay on-board for any overnight route on VIA Rail. By coach there are many independent tours where you can add-on sightseeing, activities or extra nights. You travel through scenery unique to each mode of transport. VIA RAIL POINT TO POINT SERVICES Just want to visit 1 or 2 cities? The point to point fares may be all that is required. VIA Rail offer a wide range of point to point fares with a choice of economy or business class seating on most sectors which can be prereserved before you leave home to avoid disappointment. Point to point fares also offer greater vailability than a pass during peak seasons. VIA Rail operates up to 500 trains weekly on 12,500kms of track, and serving 450 communities across the country. From coast to coast and north to Hudson Bay, you can experience unforgettable scenery including some that can only be seen by train as you crisscross your way through Canada. VIA RAIL PASSES If you require complete access to the VIA Rail network, the Canrail Pass gives you unlimited travel in Canada on the VIA Rail network from the Atlantic to the Pacific and up to Hudson Bay. Travel between 12 and 15 days during a 30 day period with unlimited stops. At additional cost, sleeper berths and private cabins are available. The 10 day Corridor Pass is perfect for travel from Toronto to Québec City with stops at Ottawa, Montréal and Niagara Falls. The Canadian travels from coast to peaks and plains to lakes. The journey between Vancouver and Toronto takes 4 days including 5 Provinces, or combine with your favourite way of seeing the Rockies, then hop on at Jasper and journey to Edmonton or Saskatoon or Winnipeg and on to Toronto. Enquire Now First name* Last name* Email* Phone How can we help? My preferred House of Travel Store* Select Outlet Auckland Albany: Auckland North Botany Junction: Auckland South Browns Bay: Auckland North Devonport: Auckland North Ellerslie: Auckland Central Hobsonville: Auckland West Howick: Auckland East Milford: Auckland North New Lynn: LynnMall Auckland West Newmarket: Auckland Central Orewa: Auckland North Parnell: Auckland Central Ponsonby: Auckland Central Remuera: Auckland Central St Heliers: Auckland East Takanini: Auckland South Takapuna: Auckland North Whangaparaoa: Auckland North Bay of Plenty Mt Maunganui Papamoa Rotorua Taupo Tauranga CBD the Crossing Canterbury Ashburton Barrington: Christchurch South Christchurch City: Christchurch Central Ferrymead: Christchurch East High Street Lanes: Christchurch Central Hornby: Christchurch West Merivale: Christchurch Central Northlands: Papanui Christchurch North Rangiora Riccarton: Christchurch Central Shirley: Christchurch North Timaru Upper Riccarton: Christchurch West Hawke's Bay / Gisborne Havelock North Jenny Nilsson: Hastings Nelson / Marlborough Blenheim Motueka Nelson Richmond Northland Kerikeri: Northland Whangarei: Northland Otago / Southland Alexandra Balclutha Dunedin Lakers Gore Lakers Invercargill Oamaru Wakatipu: Queenstown Wanaka Taranaki / Manawatu Broadway: Palmerston North New Plymouth Stephen Parsons: Palmerston North Wanganui Waikato Calder & Lawson: Hamilton East Cambridge Coromandel: Whangamata Hamilton: Hamilton Central Matamata Morrinsville Taupo Te Awamutu Wellington / Wairarapa Featherston Street: Wellington City Hunter St CBD: Wellington City Johnsonville: Wellington North Kapiti Coast: Paraparaumu Lower Hutt: Wellington North Masterton West Coast Greymouth Hokitika Westport I would like to receive email updates on the latest HOT holiday deals HOT Privacy Statement * required fields Similar Journeys Add or remove from Wishlist 17 hotel hacks for 2017 Read more Add or remove from Wishlist A once in a lifetime polar bear experience Read more Done this? Tell your friends about it.