Rocky Mountaineer Schedule 2021

Rocky Mountaineer Station

Rocky Mountaineer Train Departures: Dates, Times, Station Locations

Departures

The Rocky Mountaineer,  a seasonal train, runs from late April to early October in 2021. For specific departure dates, continue reading or look at specific packages for exact start or departure dates.

For most routes the train departs twice each week. Periodically there are three weekly departures from Vancouver to Banff and Lake Louise and from Lake Louise and Banff to Vancouver.

PLEASE NOTE: Dates listed below refer to the date the train departs. All packages that include a hotel night before the train departs will begin one day earlier to account for the night at a hotel.

Between Vancouver and Banff or Lake Louise – train operates in both directions

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Vancouver for Banff and Lake Louise on  Monday and Friday in April beginning on April 16 and some Tuesdays in May, August and September 2021.

In October there are departures from Vancouver to Banff and Lake Louise on October 1 and 4, 2021.

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Banff and Lake Louise for Vancouver on each Wednesday and Sunday beginning April 28, 2021 and some Thursdays in May, August and September 2021.

In October, the train departs Banff and Lake Louise on October 3 and 6, 2021.

The train does not begin or end in Calgary in 2021. It begins or ends in Banff or Lake Louise. Transfers are available between Banff and Lake Louise and Calgary airport or downtown Calgary.

The Rocky Mountaineer no longer goes to or from Calgary. It stops at Banff and passengers can travel between Calgary and the Canadian Rockies by airport or downtown shuttle bus, tour bus or rental car. Distance between Banff and Calgary: 128 km or 80 miles.

Between Vancouver and Jasper – Train operates in both directions

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Vancouver for Jasper on each Tuesday and Friday beginning April 27, 2021 and ending October 5, 2021.

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Jasper for Vancouver on each Sunday and Thursday beginning April 29, 2021 and ending October 7, 2021.

Between Vancouver and Jasper via – Train operates in both directions

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Vancouver for Jasper via Whistler each Saturday from May 1 to Saturday September 25, 2021.

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Jasper for Vancouver via Whistler each Tuesday from May 4 to Tuesday September 28, 2021.

Please confirm all dates before making flight reservations.

Departure & Arrival Times:

East Bound DeparturesWest Bound Departures
Day 1 Vancouver to Kamloops
Boarding 7:30 a.m. PT
Arrival
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. PT
Day 1 Banff to Kamloops
Boarding 8:20 a.m. MT
Arrival
7:30 – 9:00 p.m. PT
Day 2 Kamloops to Jasper
Boarding 8:10 a.m. PT
Arrival
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. MT
Lake Louise to Kamloops
Boarding 9:20 a.m. MT
Arrival
7:30 – 9:00 p.m. PT
Kamloops to Banff
Boarding 6:15 a.m. PT
Arrival
7:40 – 9:00 p.m. MT
Jasper to Kamloops
Boarding 7:45 a.m. MT
Arrival
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. PT
Kamloops to Lake Louise
Boarding 6:15 a.m. PT
Arrival
 6:45 – 8:00 p.m. MT
Day 2 Kamloops to Vancouver
Boarding 7:30 a.m. PT
Arrival
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. PT
Whistler to Quesnel
Boarding 7:10 a.m. PT
Arrival
7:30 p.m. MT
Jasper to Quesnel
Boarding 6:55 a.m. MT
Arrival
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. PT
Quesnel to Jasper
Boarding 7:10 a.m. PT
Arrival
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. MT
Day 2 Quesnel to Whistler
Boarding 7:10 a.m. PT
Arrival
7:00 – 8:00 p.m. PT

PT (Pacific Time); MT (Mountain Time)
Mountain Time is one hour ahead of Pacific Time
(7:00 AM PT = 8:00 AM MT)

Rocky Mountaineer Station Locations:

Rocky Mountaineer Vancouver Station
1755 Cottrell Street
Vancouver, BC

Rocky Mountaineer North Vancouver Station (train to Whistler)
Corner of First Street and Philip Street
North Vancouver, BC

Rocky Mountaineer Whistler Train Station
Creekside Station
Whistler, BC

Jasper Train Station
CN/VIA/RMV Rail Station
400 Connaught Drive
Jasper, Alberta

Rocky Mountaineer Banff Station
CP/RMV Rail Station
Railway Avenue
Banff, Alberta

Kamloops Train Station
CN/RMV Rail Station
Lorne Street
Kamloops, British Columbia

Note: Times shown are actual boarding times. Please check in a minimum of 30 minutes prior to boarding.

Note: Passenger rail travel in Canada is subject to unforeseen delays. Please do NOT arrange connecting transportation on the day same day as scheduled arrival in any city because we can’t guarantee what time the train will arrive at your destination.

Special boarding assistance is available at all stations. Pre-boarding assistance for special needs guests may be easily provided if Rocky Mountaineer is advised at time of booking or upon receipt of manifest.