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 12.45pm, 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.

Click here to check out more holidays in Canada.

2 Days
From £289 per person

Based on Cabin for 2

VIA Rail - The Ocean
From £289 per person

  • Economy Class
  • Sleeper Plus
  • Book today

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.

Sleeper Plus

Choose from a cosy cabin for 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.


Contact us today if you need anymore information. We are the UK's official agent for VIA Rail.


Our Awards

We are very proud that our personal, friendly service and attention to detail has led to us becoming an industry leader in providing tailor-made holidays. We have been recognised throughout the years by winning a number of prestigious awards from within and outside of the travel industry. We won the "Best Operator to Canada" award at the 2017 British Annual Canada Travel Awards for a record 15th time.

Read more