Two Day Train: Vancouver to Banff, Lake Louise or Jasper 2024

2 Days / 1 Night

The two day Rocky Mountaineer train journey between Vancouver and the Canadian Rockies is the shortest Rocky Mountaineer train trip available. 

It is perfect for travelers who have limited travel time or for those who want to design their own Canadian Rockies train adventure. This Rocky Mountaineer trip offers maximum flexibility. We can help with hotels, tours and transportation and even suggest DIY itineraries. 

These two day / one night trips are available, in both directions, from the middle of April 2024 until the middle of October 2024.

The train departs Vancouver for Banff and Lake Louise each Monday, Tuesday and Friday from May through September 2024. In April and October, it departs on some Mondays and Fridays only. The Rocky Mountaineer departs Banff and Lake Louise each Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from May through September and each Wednesday and Sunday in April and October.

Rocky Mountaineer train service from Vancouver to Jasper departs Vancouver Tuesdays and Fridays from mid April to mid October. It departs Jasper for Vancouver each Thursday and Sunday.

There is NO train service between Vancouver or the Canadian Rockies and Calgary. However, there are several convenient options for getting between Calgary and the Canadian Rockies: Shuttles, tours and rental cars. Let us know if you’d like to include a transfer to/from downtown Calgary or Calgary airport. 

Call us at 1-800-913-9207 or 604-900-8671, Email for more information and reservations.

Features

  • Two days on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Breakfast and lunch both days on the train
  • Overnight accommodation in Kamloops
  • Transfers between the train and hotel in Kamloops

Add Ons

  • Add hotel nights in Vancouver, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper and/or Calgary
  • Add airport transfers
  • Add a rental car in the Rockies
  • Add tours in Vancouver and the Rockies

Prices

  • Prices below are in CANADIAN dollars and are based on double occupancy (two travelers).  US dollar prices are available. Please contact us.
  • Call 1-800-913-9207 or 604-900-8671 or Email for more information and prices.
Vancouver and Banff | Vancouver and Lake Louise | Vancouver and Jasper
2024 Prices in Canadian Dollars
Start Dates SILVERLEAF GOLDLEAF
April & October $2049 $2,769
May to July $2,419 $3299
August & September $2,499 $3,409

Prices are per person before taxes based on double occupancy.

Schedule

Train Departures – 2024

2024 Departures: Vancouver to Banff (Eastbound – Departs Monday, Tuesday & Friday)

April 15, 19,  22, 26, 29
May 6, 7, 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, 31
June 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28
July 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26, 29, 30
August 2, 5, 6, 9, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20, 23, 26, 27, 30
September 2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 27, 30
October 4, 7, 11

2024 Departures: Banff to Vancouver (Westbound – Departs Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday)

April 17, 21, 24, 28
May 1, 5, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26,29, 30
June 5, 6, 9, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20, 23, 26, 27, 30
July 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28, 31
August 1, 4, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 25, 28, 29
September 1, 4, 5, 8, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19, 22, 25, 26, 29
October 2, 6, 9, 13

2024 Departures: Vancouver to Lake Louise (Eastbound – Departs Monday, Tuesday & Friday)

April 15, 19,  22, 26, 29
May 6, 7, 10, 13, 14, 17, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, 31
June 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28
July 1, 2, 5, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26, 29, 30
August 2, 5, 6, 9, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20, 23, 26, 27, 30
September 2, 3, 6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 27, 30
October 4, 7, 11

2024 Departures: Lake Louise to Vancouver (Westbound – Departs Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday)

April 17, 21, 24, 28
May 1, 5, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26,29, 30
June 5, 6, 9, 12, 13, 16, 19, 20, 23, 26, 27, 30
July 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 14, 17, 18, 21, 24, 25, 28, 31
August 1, 4, 7, 8, 11, 14, 15, 18, 21, 22, 25, 28, 29
September 1, 4, 5, 8, 11, 12, 15, 18, 19, 22, 25, 26, 29
October 2, 6, 9, 13

2024 Departures: Vancouver to Jasper (Eastbound – Departs Tuesday & Friday)

April 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
May 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
June 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
July 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
August 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
September 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27
October 1, 4, 8, 11

2024 Departures: Jasper to Vancouver (Westbound – departs Thursday & Sunday)

April 18, 21, 25, 28
May 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26
June 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
July 4, 7, 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28
August 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29
September 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
October 3, 6, 10, 13

Levels of Service

Rocky Mountaineer: SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service

  • SilverLeaf Service includes reserved seating in a custom built single level car with expansive windows curving into the ceiling, hot breakfast and lunch served at your seat, and complimentary alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages during the day.
  • GoldLeaf Service – Reserved seating in the GoldLeaf elevated dome car. Breakfast and lunch are served in the GoldLeaf dining car and GoldLeaf passengers have access to the outdoor viewing platform. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages on the train and overnight accommodations are included in Kamloops.
  • View the Differences between SilverLeaf and GoldLeaf Service

Route Map