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VIA Rail Canada Montreal Station

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895 Rue De La Gauchetiere, Montreal, Quebec H3B 4G1, Canada
+1 514-989-2626
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A beautiful old Railway station from the glory days of Rail travel.

We travelled from Oshawa to Montreal - return - this weekend. The Central Station in Montreal is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Orillia, Ontario
The train station that does not look like a train station

Montreal central station says a lot about the state of train travel in Canada. You would not find... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Paris, France
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895 Rue De La Gauchetiere, Montreal, Quebec H3B 4G1, Canada
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
+1 514-989-2626

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We travelled from Oshawa to Montreal - return - this weekend. The Central Station in Montreal is just beautiful. The glory days of rail travel still exist in Montreal. What a wonderful way to travel!

Thank Kmrbsc
Reviewed 6 days ago

Montreal central station says a lot about the state of train travel in Canada. You would not find the station if you did not know it is there. And even if you know, you still have to search to find it. The main hall is...More

Thank jeanclaudem780
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice area, clean, not enough chairs, not a lot of food choice past 5pm on a Saturday...gets very busy at rush hour-suburb train connection.

Thank Soulia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the month of January I had to make a few trips to Montreal from Matapedia in the gaspe Peninsula. My first trip to visit my mom in the hospital was by train. The staff at Via rail were so helpful and asked me if...More

Thank kikiquela009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Montreal's train station is spacious and there are friendly employees who are eager to help and assist if needed.

Thank Madeleine_C_L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beat the hassle of driving and fighting traffic especially in the winter months. It is a peaceful journey to take the train. The ride from Ottawa to Montreal is quite enjoyable. Leave your worries behind. Read a book or enjoy a beverage while enjoying the...More

1  Thank katwat100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although the food court part of the building offers some great options for food, coffee and there is even a SAQ liquor store. However, given that it should accommodate travellers from all over, the building has so many flaws. 1) Signage is horrible. Unless you're...More

Thank Yogi_JB
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

I arrived in Montreal by VIA train. The Montreal train station is very clean and is brightly lit. The arrival/departure information is easy to find. Direction signs for the exits are very good, showing street names. The station is conveniently connected to the Bonaventure metro...More

Thank FlyAtNIght
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The Via Rail station is located right under the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel so we decided to stop here overnight on our way from Toronto to Quebec City. We have two suggestions. 1) Post better signage for the elevator up to the QE. 2) Business...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The train station has lots of places to eat and is right on the Bonaventure Metro station and is ideally located.

Thank kes1902
Centre-Ville (Downtown)
Montreal's towering skyline is concentrated in the
Downtown area, its nexus of commerce and
commercialism. A suffusion of luxury hotels, flagship
stores, high-end restaurants, and corporate
headquarters characterize the neighborhood, which by
nightfall transforms from a business district into a
youth-culture hotspot, with hip bars, clubs, and
restaurants heavily peopled by students and young
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Vernon S
3 November 2017|
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Response from fortitudeX4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - and most of your walk can be through the underground network of pathways.
5 October 2017|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Yes bring on what you want restock at some of the stops if necessary.
13 September 2017|
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Response from Ted R | Reviewed this property |
The easiest way would be to use the Metro, Montreal's subway system.