First Passage to the West Schedule

Vancouver - Kamloops - Lake Louise - Banff

This train departs from Vancouver on Mondays and Fridays between mid-April and mid-October with additional departures on Tuesdays from the beginning of May until the end of September.

This train departs from Banff or Lake Louise on Wednesdays and Sundays between mid-April and mid-October with additional departures on Thursdays from the beginning of May until the end of September.


Train Arrival and Departure Times

First Passage to the West

Vancouver to Lake Louise/Banff

Eastbound

Day 1 – Vancouver to Kamloops
Departure: 8:00 AM PT
Arrival in Kamloops: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PT

Day 2 – Kamloops to Lake Louise/Banff
Departure: 6:45 AM PT
Arrival in Lake Louise: 6:30 – 8:30 PM MT
Arrival in Banff: 7:30 – 9:30 PM MT

Banff/Lake Louise to Vancouver

Westbound

Day 1 – Banff/Lake Louise to Kamloops
Departure Banff: 8:00 AM MT
Departure Lake Louise: 9:00 AM MT
Arrival in Kamloops: 6:00 – 7:30 PM PT

Day 2 – Kamloops to Vancouver
Departure: 8:00 AM PT
Arrival in Vancouver: 6:00 -7:30 PM PT

Train travel in Canada may be subject to unforeseen delays. While Rocky Mountaineer has priority on the train tracks it uses, occasional delays due to freight traffic do occur. For that reason, accommodation at your arrival destination at the end of your journey is mandatory and you should not arrange connecting transportation, including flights, on this day. 

*MT = Mountain Time
*PT = Pacific Time


Rocky Mountaineer Departure Dates

First Passage to the West

The first Eastbound departure of the 2024 travel season is on April 15, and the last departure is on October 11.
The first Westbound departure of the 2024 travel season is on April 17, and the last departure is on October 13.

Vancouver to Lake Louise/Banff -2024 Departure Dates


Eastbound (Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays)

April 15, 19, 22, 26, 29
May 3, 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

Banff/Lake Louise to Vancouver -2024 Departure Dates


Westbound (Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays)

April 17, 21, 24, 28
May 1, 5,  8, 9, 12, 15, 16, 19, 22, 23, 26, 29, 30
June 2, 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

The first Eastbound departure of the 2025 travel season is on April 14, and the last departure is on October 10.
The first Westbound departure of the 2025 travel season is on April 16, and the last departure is on October 12.

Vancouver to Lake Louise/Banff -2025 Departure Dates


Eastbound (Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays)

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

Banff/Lake Louise to Vancouver -2025 Departure Dates


Westbound (Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays)

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

Journey Through the Clouds Schedule

Vancouver - Kamloops - Jasper

This train departs from Vancouver on Tuesdays and Fridays between mid-April and mid-October.

This train departs from Jasper on Thursdays and Sundays between mid-April and mid-October.


Train Arrival and Departure Times

Journey Through the Clouds

Vancouver to Jasper

Eastbound

Day 1 – Vancouver to Kamloops
Departure: 8:00 AM PT
Arrival in Kamloops: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PT

Day 2 – Kamloops to Jasper
Departure: 08:30 AM PT
Arrival in Jasper: 7:30 – 9:00 PM MT

Jasper to Vancouver

Westbound

Day 1 – Jasper to Kamloops
Departure Jasper: 8:30 AM MT
Arrival in Kamloops: 5:30 – 7:00 PM PT

Day 2 – Kamloops to Vancouver
Departure: 8:00 AM PT
Arrival in Vancouver: 6:00 -7:30 PM PT

Train travel in Canada may be subject to unforeseen delays. While Rocky Mountaineer has priority on the train tracks it uses, occasional delays due to freight traffic do occur. For that reason, accommodation at your arrival destination at the end of your journey is mandatory and you should not arrange connecting transportation, including flights, on this day. 

*MT = Mountain Time
*PT = Pacific Time


Rocky Mountaineer Departure Dates

Journey Through the Clouds

The first Eastbound departure of the 2024 travel season is on April 16, and the last departure is on October 11.
The first Westbound departure of the 2024 travel season is on April 18, and the last departure is on October 13.

Vancouver to Jasper -2024 Departure Dates


Eastbound (Tuesdays, and Fridays)

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

Jasper to Vancouver -2024 Departure Dates


Westbound (Thursdays, and Sundays)

April 18, 21, 25, 28
May 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30
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

The first Eastbound departure of the 2025 travel season is on April 15, and the last departure is on October 10.
The first Westbound departure of the 2025 travel season is on April 17, and the last departure is on October 12.

Vancouver to Jasper -2025 Departure Dates


Eastbound (Tuesdays, and Fridays)

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

Jasper to Vancouver -2025 Departure Dates


Westbound (Thursdays and Sundays)

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

Rainforest to Gold Rush Schedule

Vancouver - Whistler - Quesnel - Jasper

This train departs from North Vancouver on Saturdays between late April and early October in 2024.

This train departs from Jasper on Tuesdays between late April and early October in 2024.


This train departs from North Vancouver on Wednesdays between late April and early October in 2025.

This train departs from Jasper on Saturdays between late April and early October in 2025.


Train Arrival and Departure Times

Rainforest to Gold Rush

North Vancouver to Jasper

Eastbound

Day 1 – North Vancouver to Whistler
Departure: 8:00 AM PT
Arrival in Whistler: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM PT

Day 2 – Whistler to Quesnel
Departure: 7:45 AM PT
Arrival in Quesnel: 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM PT

Day 3 – Quesnel to Jasper
Departure: 07:30 AM PT
Arrival in Jasper: 9:00 – 10:00 PM MT

Jasper to North Vancouver

Westbound

Day 1 –  Jasper to Quesnel
Departure: 7:15 AM MT
Arrival in Quesnel: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM PT

Day 2 – Quesnel to Whistler
Departure: 7:30 AM PT
Arrival in Whistler: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM PT

Day 3 – Whistler to North Vancouver
Departure: 3:30 PM PT
Arrival in North Vancouver: 7:30 – 8:00 PM PT

Train travel in Canada may be subject to unforeseen delays. While Rocky Mountaineer has priority on the train tracks it uses, occasional delays due to freight traffic do occur. For that reason, accommodation at your arrival destination at the end of your journey is mandatory and you should not arrange connecting transportation, including flights, on this day. 

*MT = Mountain Time
*PT = Pacific Time


Rocky Mountaineer Departure Dates

Rainforest to Gold Rush

The first Eastbound departure of the 2024 travel season is on April 27, and the last departure is on October 5.
The first Westbound departure of the 2024 travel season is on April 30, and the last departure is on October 8.

North Vancouver to Jasper -2024 Departure Dates


Eastbound (Saturdays)

April 27
May 4, 11, 18, 25
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
July 26, 13, 20, 27
August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
September 7, 14, 21, 28
October 5

Jasper to North Vancouver -2024 Departure Dates


Westbound (Tuesdays)

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

The first Eastbound departure of the 2025 travel season is on April 23, and the last departure is on October 1.
The first Westbound departure of the 2025 travel season is on April 26, and the last departure is on October 4.

North Vancouver to Jasper -2025 Departure Dates


Eastbound (Wednesdays)

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

Jasper to North Vancouver -2025 Departure Dates


Westbound (Saturdays)

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