Rocky Mountaineer Train Schedule – 2022

Departure/Arrival: Dates, Times & Station Locations

The Rocky Mountaineer operates from late April to early October in 2022. For specific departure dates, continue reading or look at specific train trip 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 25, 202 and ending October 3, 2022. The train also departs Tuesdays from May 2 – May 20. 2022 and from August 22-September 23, 2022.
In October there is 1 departures from Vancouver to Banff and Lake Louise; it’s the last train for the season and it departs October 3, 2022.

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Banff and Lake Louise for Vancouver on each Wednesday and Sunday beginning April 27, 2022 and ending October 5, 2022.  It also depart Banff and Lake Louise on Thursdays from May 4 to May 19, 2022  and from August 22 to September 23, 2022.

In October, the train departs Banff and Lake Louise for Vancouver once, on October 5, 2022. That is the last westbound (Banff or Lake Louise to Vancouver) train of the season.

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

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 transfers to downtown Calgary or Calgary airport. Otherwise they include the use of a rental car that you’ll pick up in the Rockies and drop off in either downtown Calgary or at Calgary airport.

Vancouver to Jasper Departures

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Vancouver for Jasper each Tuesday and Friday beginning April 26, 2022 and ending October 4, 2022.
The Rocky Mountaineer departs Jasper for Vancouver on each Sunday and Thursday beginning April 28, 2022 and ending October 6, 2022.

Vancouver to Jasper Via Whistler Departures

The Rocky Mountaineer departs Vancouver for Jasper via Whistler each Saturday from May 7 to Saturday September 24, 2022.
The Rocky Mountaineer departs Jasper for Vancouver via Whistler each Tuesday from May 10 to Tuesday September 22, 2022.
Please confirm all dates before making flight reservations.

Rocky Mountaineer Departure & Arrival Times:

Here are the arrival and departure times for our trains.

East Bound Departures West Bound Departures
FIRST PASSAGE TO THE WEST – Vancouver, Kamloops, Lake Louise, Banff National Park or reverse

Day 1 – Vancouver to Kamloops
Departure: 8:00am PT
Arrival: 6:00pm-7:30pm PT

Day 1 – Banff/Lake Louise to Kamloops
Departure Banff: 8:00am MT
Departure Lake Louise: 9:00am MT
Arrival: 6:30pm-8:00pm PT
   
Day 2 – Kamloops to Lake Louise/Banff
Departure: 6:45am PT
Arrival Lake Louise: 6:00-7:30pm MT
Arrival Banff: 7:00-8:30pm MT
Day 2 – Kamloops to Vancouver
Departure: 8:00am PT
Arrival: 6:00pm-7:30pm PT
 
   
JOURNEY THROUGH THE CLOUDS – Vancouver to Kaloops to Jasper National Park or reverse
Day 1 – Vancouver to Kamloops
Departure: 8:00am PT
Arrival: 6:00pm-7:30pm PT
Day 1 – Jasper to Kamloops
Departure: 8:30am MT
Arrival: 5:30pm – 7:00pm PT
   
Day 2 – Kamloops to Jasper
Departure: 8:00am PT
Arrival: 7:30pm-9:00pm MT
Day 2 – Kamloops to Vancouver
Departure: 8:00am PT
Arrival: 6:00pm – 7:30pm PT
   
RAIN FOREST TO GOLD RUSH – Vancouver, Whistler, Quesnel, Jasper National Park or reverse
Day 1 – North Vancouver to Whistler
Departure: 8:00am PT
Arrival: 11:30am – 12:30pm PT
Day 1 – Jasper to Quesnel
Departure: 7:15am MT
Arrival: 6:30pm – 8:00pm PT
   
Day 2 – Whistler* to Quesnel
Departure: 7:30am PT
Arrival: 8:00pm – 9:30pm PT
Day 2 – Quesnel to Whistler*
Departure: 7:30am PT
Arrival: 8:00pm – 9:30pm PT
   
Day 3 – Quesnel to Jasper
Departure: 7:30am PT
Arrival: 9:00pm – 10:00pm MT
Day 3 – Whistler to North Vancouver
Departure: 3:30pm PT
Arrival: 7:30pm – 8:00pm PT
*On this rail day, the train will arrive/depart from the Pemberton platform, with a complimentary transfer to/from your Whistler accommodation.
   
ROCKIES TO THE RED ROCKS – Denver to Moab, Salt Lake City or Las Vegas or reverse
Day 1 – Moab to Glenwood Springs
Departure: 2:00pm MT
Arrival: 7:00pm – 8:00pm MT
Day 1 – Denver to Glenwood Springs
Departure: 9:00am MT
Arrival: 5:00pm – 6:00pm MT
   
Day 2 – Glenwood Springs to Denver
Departure: 9:00am MT
Arrival: 5:00pm – 6:00pm MT
Day 2 – Glenwood Springs to Moab
Departure: 7:00am MT
Arrival: 12:00pm – 1:00pm MT

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:

The locations listed below are where the train arrives and departs in each destination. Please refer to your final travel documents for Guest Centre locations and transfer details to the train stations or sidings, as not all locations below have public access.

Vancouver Rocky Mountaineer Train Station
1755 Cottrell Street at Terminal Avenue
Vancouver, BC
North Vancouver Train Siding*
Corner of Philip Ave and West 1st Street
North Vancouver, British Columbia
Kamloops Train Siding*
525 CN Road
Kamloops, BC
Banff Train Siding*
98 Mount Norquay Road, Banff
Banff, Alberta
Lake Louise Train Station
Lake Louise Station Restaurant
200 Sentinel Road
Lake Louise, Alberta
Quesnel Train Station
710 Legion Drive
Quesnel, British Columbia
Whistler Train Station
Nita Lake Lodge
2131 Lake Placid Road
Whistler, British Columbia
Location for the train day between North Vancouver and Whistler. ​​​​​​​
Pemberton Train Station
Blackbird Bakery
7424 Frontier Street
Pemberton, British Columbia
Location for the train day between Whistler and Quesnel
Jasper Train Siding*
607 Connaught Drive
Jasper, Alberta
Denver Train Station

 

Glenwood Springs Train Station
413 7th St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, United States
Moab Train Siding