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Toronto, Montreal & Halifax Rail Experience

Toronto * VIA Rail's "The Corridor" Train * Montreal * VIA Rail's "The Ocean" Train * Halifax

This tour will give you the chance to see a large portion of Eastern and Atlantic Canada’s diverse landscapes. You’ll be travelling through rural O­ntario and charming Quebec, and the Maritime provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The train rides from Toronto to Montreal and then to Halifax which will allow you to admire the beauty of this country while being completely relaxed in the comfort of your rail car.

2018 - 9 days from £2,193 per person twin share + flights


Day 1 - UK to Toronto

Your Canada holiday starts with a departure for Toronto o­n board an Air Canada flight from Heathrow. O­n arrival you will transfer by private car to your downtown hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure to explore Canada’s commercial and cultural centre.

Overnights (2): Toronto - Courtyard by Marriott

Day 2 – Toronto

Discover the many identities of this cosmopolitan city o­n a sightseeing tour of Toronto. Build your own Toronto experience with the freedom of our Hop-On-Hop-Off City Tour aboard a London-Style Double Decker Bus or Trolley. Let the friendly and knowledgeable tour guides educate you on the fun facts and history of Toronto as they take you through the city with stops at or near all major hotels in the downtown area. The ticket also includes a free boat tour (available seasonally) of the Toronto Harbour and Islands. Let the tour company with over 100 years of experience introduce you the history and excitement that is Toronto!

Day 3 - Toronto to Montreal o­n VIA Rail's "The Corridor"

Independent transfer to Union Station to board VIA Rail’s The Corridor train to Montreal. You will be passing quaint little towns along Lake O­ntario, the historic city of Kingston, the Thousand Islands region and ride close to the American border before crossing into the province of Quebec. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore this lively city and enjoy its cosmopolitan nightlife.

Overnights (2): Montreal - Best Western Ville Marie Hotel & Suites

Day 4 – Montreal

Today, you will be going o­n a full-day excursion by bus to explore beautiful Quebec City. Discover the historical treasures and wonderful “joie de vivre” atmosphere of Quebec. Your expert guide provides narration as you tour through the o­nly walled city in North America. Highlights include the Upper and Lower Towns, the Parliament Buildings, the Plains of Abraham and the Citadel. You will also visit the spectacle of Montmorency Falls, just outside of Quebec City. Tour only operates until Oct 12 departure.

Day 5 - Montreal to Halifax o­n VIA Rail's "The Ocean"

On a three-hour sightseeing tour of Montreal, you will see numerous highlights, such as the Notre Dame Basilica, the financial and residential districts, historic Old Montreal, the charming Latin Quarter and much more. You will see the Olympic Complex, travel through the campus of McGill University and savour the panoramic views from an observation point o­n top of Mont Royal. Afterwards, you will transfer independently to the train station to board VIA Rail’s The Ocean with the final destination of Halifax. Meals included Jun 01-Oct 12 departures only.

Overnight (1): O­n board VIA Rail’s The Ocean

Day 6 - Halifax

This morning you will wake up to the beautiful scenery of the Baie des Chaleurs. At this point, The Ocean turns southwards and travels across New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, reaching Halifax in mid-afternoon. After your train journey, you can relax at your hotel or start exploring the coastal city of Halifax and enjoy its nightlife. Halifax is located o­n o­ne of the world’s largest natural harbours and bears all the hallmarks of both a modern and historic city. You can discover its proud maritime heritage in the many museums and along the waterfront area which includes the restored Historic Properties.

Overnights (2): Halifax - Atlantica Hotel

Day 7 – Halifax

Today you will partake in a sightseeing highlights tour with a visit to the Titanic burial site plus St. Paul's Church, the Historic Properties, Halifax Citadel National Park and the Victorian Public Gardens. Admission to the Citadel included. 

Day 8 - Halifax to UK

Today a full day to sightsee further before your evening departure when you will be transferred by private car to Halifax International Airport in time to check in for your overnight flight home.

Day 9 - Arrive UK

Available in conjunction with your Trans-Atlantic Air Canada flights between London and to/from Aberdeen, Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and Newcastle. Details on request.

Air Canada Upgrade to Executive First
Designed to provide you with your own personal space that's ideal for a good night's sleep, each Executive First Suite* reclines into a fully flat bed at the touch of a button. Armed with a comfy pillow and duvet and fully equipped with all the latest in-flight amenities, you'll arrive at your destination completely refreshed and ready to start your day.


Departing Between


Twin Share
May 01 - 24 £2,193
May 25 - 31 £2,193
June 01 - 09 £2,193
June 10 - 21 £2,193
June 22 - 30 £2,553
July 01 - 31 £2,553
August 01 - 16 £2,553
August 17 - 31 £2,193
September 01 - 30 £2,193
October 01 - 28 £2,193
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 ~~ supplements apply during the Montreal Grand Prix ~~ 

 "The Ocean Train" departs Montreal on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

Standard Hotels
TorontoHoliday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre
MontrealBest Western Plus Ville Marie Hotel & Suites
HalifaxThe Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites

Tour Price Includes:

  • Scheduled flights with Air Canada from Heathrow to Toronto with return from Halifax
  • Airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty 
  • 6 nights accommodation room only unless stated
  • 1 night on board The Ocean
  • Private Transfer from Toronto Airport to your hotel
  • Sightseeing Tour of Toronto
  • VIA Rail Train from Toronto to Montreal (Economy class)
  • Full-day Sightseeing Excursion to Quebec City (May 01-Oct 20 Departures only)
  • Sightseeing Tour of Montreal
  • The Ocean Train from Montreal to Halifax (2 Sharing Cabin with Shower)
  • 1 Breakfast/1 Lunch & 1 Dinner on board The Ocean (Jun 01-Oct 12 Departures only)
  • Sightseeing Tour in Halifax (Jun 26-Sep 24 Departures only)
  • 24-hour customer service support within Canada

Not included:

  • Transfers unless stated
  • Meals and Attractions unless stated
  • Weekend flight supplements (Friday-Sunday) £30 each way

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All offers are subject to availability. Once a booking is confirmed your holiday price is 100% GUARANTEED against any increase in price such as currency exchange fluctuations or fuel surcharges. Other companies may surcharge you by up to 10% more!


Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre

Location: Conveniently located steps away from the Yonge Street Subway, providing acccess to Torontos business and shopping districts, as well as direct line to all major attractions

Number of Rooms: 513

Accommodation: Air conditioning, in-room temperature control, TV, in-room movies (charge), telephone, WIFI internet access available throughout the property (free), cable internet access in-room (free), clock radio, coffee maker, mini fridge, iron with board, in-room safe, hair dryer, rollaway bed not available. 23 floors with elevator, Restaurant, bar, indoor pool, fitness centre, spa, gift shop, parking $28. Wheelchair accessible room(s).




Best Western Plus Ville Marie Hotel & Suites




The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites