Back to School with VIA Rail


VIA Rail Canada has introduced two new products for travellers aged 12-25 (and 26+ with an ISIC card) – just in time for back to school: the 20/20 Discount Card and the Unlimited Semester Pass.

“We are pleased to introduce this new card and pass as part of an important initiative to encourage young people to discover Canada with VIA Rail. Whether travelling between school and home, visiting friends or exploring new destinations, these discounts make train travel more attractive and affordable. Also, VIA offers complementary Wi-Fi on the Quebec City-Windsor corridor, making young travellers trips seamlessly connected,” said Martin Landry, chief commercial officer.

The 20/20 Discount Card, priced at $20 plus taxes is valid for one year and provides a 20% savings off on Economy or Economy Plus fares across VIA Rail’s network. It also offers a 10% discount on VIA Rail’s most affordable Escape fares.

The Unlimited Semester Pass allows unlimited travel between Kingston – Windsor or Kingston – Quebec City, valid for 120 days, in Economy class for $499 plus taxes.

These offers are available for a limited time only.