Rocky Mountaineer Schedule 2018

Rocky Mountaineer Station

Rocky Mountaineer Train Departures: Dates, Times, Station Locations

Departures

The Rocky Mountaineer,  a seasonal train, runs from mid April to mid October  in 2018. 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. In May and September, 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 on  Monday and Friday in April beginning on April  16 and each Monday, Tuesday and Friday in May 2018.

In June, July and August, it departs Vancouver for Banff each Monday and Friday.

In September, it departs Vancouver for Banff each Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

In October there are departures on October 1, 5, 8, 9, and 12, 2018.

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Banff and Lake Louise for Vancouver on each Wednesday and Sunday beginning April 16, 2018 and on each Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday in May.

The train departs Banff and Lake Louise  for Vancouver each Sunday and Wednesday in June, July and August.

In September, it departs Banff and Lake Louise for Vancouver each Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday.

There are departures in October on October 1, 4, 8, 11, 12 and 15, 2018.

 

 

 

The train does not begin or end in Calgary in 2018. It stops or starts in Banff.

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 April 17, 20, 24 and 27, 2018. It also departs each Tuesday and Friday in May, June, July, August, September and October. The last train to Jasper departs Vancouver on October 12, 2018.

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Jasper for Vancouver April 19, 22, 26 and 29, 2018. It departs Jasper for Vancouver each Sunday and Thursday in May, June, July, August and September.

It departs Jasper for Vancouver on October 4, 7, 11 and 14, 2018.

Between Vancouver, Whistler and Jasper – Train operates in both directions

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Vancouver for Whistler and Jasper each Saturday from April 28 to Saturday October 6, 2018.

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Jasper for Whistler and Vancouver each Tuesday from May 1 to Tuesday October 9, 2018.

Between Vancouver and Seattle – Train operates in both directions

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Vancouver for Seattle and Seattle for Vancouver each Saturday from May 19 to Saturday September 22, 2018.

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

Calgary Train Station
Tower Centre
131-9th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta
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 Vacations is advised at time of booking or upon receipt of manifest.