Rocky Mountaineer Train Schedule

Departure/Arrival: Dates, Times & Station Locations

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

Vancouver to Banff/Lake Louise Departures

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Vancouver for Banff and Lake Louise each  Monday and Friday beginning on April 16, 2021. It also departs Tuesdays in May, August and September 2021.
In October there are 2 departures from Vancouver to Banff and Lake Louise, one on October 1 and the last train of the season on October 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 for Vancouver 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/Lake Louise and Calgary airport or downtown Calgary.

The Rocky Mountaineer no longer runs to or from Calgary. It terminates in Banff and passengers can travel between Calgary and the Canadian Rockies by shuttle bus, tour bus or rental car. Distance between Banff and Calgary: 128 km or 80 miles. Packages include shuttle service or the use of a rental car.

Vancouver to Jasper Departures

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Vancouver for Jasper 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.

Vancouver to Jasper Via Whistler Departures

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.

Rocky Mountaineer Departure & Arrival Times:

East Bound Departures West 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