Canadian train travel is done through VIA Rail, a sprawling rail system stretching across Canada. According to a recent annual report, VIA Rail serves around 3.9 million passengers per year on over 500 trains per week. Use VIA's website to find train times or book tickets, or call their toll free number if you need to know whether a train is on time.
Train Times Online
Printable timetables are available electronically on VIA Rail's website for all lines and routes. VIA Rail allows visitors to type in their departure and arrival stations to access a list of all available train times.
Arrival and Departure Status
If you need to find out whether a train is leaving or departing on time, call 1-800-842-7245. Hearing impaired individuals should use 1-800-268-9503. It's possible to check arrival and departure status online for trains running between Quebec City and Windsor. To check the status on those trains, type in the train number on the VIA Rail website, or provide the departure and arrival stations to get a status update.
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