Coastal Vistas & Picturesque Harbours

The Ocean Service - Halifax to Montréal

VIA Rail - The Ocean


VIA Rail's Ocean train links Montréal, Québec, with Halifax, Nova Scotia. You'll travel hundreds of kilometres admiring the coastal path the train follows and sleeping in comfort onboard that this Canadian railway tour

The Ocean service links Montréal and Halifax travelling overnight 3 times a week in each direction. The Ocean leaves Montréal in the evening at 7pm, travels along the south shore of the St. Lawrence River, across New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, reaching Halifax at 5.51pm. In the other direction, the Ocean leaves Halifax at 1pm, arriving in Montréal the next morning at 10:03am.

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 New Brunswick.

2 Days
From £306 per person

Based on Cabin for 2

VIA Rail - The Ocean
From £306 per person

  • Economy Class
  • Sleeper Class
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Economy Class

Enjoy spacious seating and a spectacular view through large picture windows. Your comfortable seat offers you plenty of space to move, stretch and relax.  Meals, snacks, hot, cold and alcoholic beverages are available to purchase onboard.  You can also purchase a comfort kit onboard for $10 which includes a polar fleece blanket, earplugs, neck pillow and eye shades.

Sleeper Class & Sleeper Plus Class

Choose from a cosy cabin for one or two. Meals^ are available along with hot and cold drinks and alcoholic beverages for purchase.  Your in-room kit will include a shower kit, bottled water and earplugs.

* Please note, facilities and onboard services vary depending on whether Stainless Steel or Renaissance train equipment is in use.  Please contact us to check the equipment in use for your chosen dates.

^Meals available for purchase in Sleeper class and included in the ticket price in Sleeper Plus.


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