The Canadian : Prestige

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Prestige Class on board The Canadian

Experience the true beauty of the Canadian countryside from the comfort of first class. From the spacious Prestige cabin to your personal concierge and turn down service, this is classic Canadian train travel at its best.

Officially launched in spring 2015, Prestige Class refined represents refined comfort that lives up to its name. Enjoy complimentary refreshments in the lounge cars, relax in the scenic dome section of the Prestige Park Car, and indulge your senses with all-inclusive epicurean fare.

This service is only available between Toronto and Vancouver v.v., and Toronto/Vancouver to Winnipeg v.v.

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Prestige Class Features

  • 50% larger than cabin for two in Sleeper. Plus class, with a wide viewing window that is 60% larger.
  • Modular leather L-shaped couch (by day).
  • Elegant and spacious cabin with Murphy bed for two (by night).
  • Private washroom with shower.
  • In-cabin flat-screen monitor with video selection.
  • All meals included and priority reservations in the dining car.
  • All-inclusive beverages, alcoholic beverages and snacks.
  • Pre-dining appetizer service.
  • Complementary coffee, tea, fruit and cookies in the lounge cars.
  • Baggage registration service.
  • Expedited baggage handling at major stations.
  • Priority boarding and check-in at major stations
  • Activities for children (games, books, movies).
  • Personalised, dedicated service provided by the Prestige concierge
  • Turndown service and enhanced amenities.
  • Activities such as wine tastings and interactive talks on local history, geography and culture.
  • Access to the Vancouver and Toronto lounge upon arrival and departure.
  • Access to the Skyline car.
  • Access to the Panorama car (Operates May-October).
  • Reserved seating in the Panorama car.
  • Reserved seating in the Prestige Park car.
  • Unrestricted access to the Prestige Park car (year-round).


Enjoy breathtaking views as you savour the best of Canadian cuisine, served on the dining car's elegant dining sets. Choose from a selection of three mouth-watering dishes at breakfast, lunch and dinner prepared by VIA Rail's on-board chefs including regional specialties such as grill-seared Canadian Lake Trout garnished with old-fashioned pickled onions.

Both lunch and dinner consist of appetizer, main course, and dessert, plus coffee or tea and alcoholic beverages (choose from a selection of beers and red and white wines). Mealtimes aboard The Canadian boast a culinary experience and level of service which rivals fine dining restaurants around the world.

For an example of the menu, click here.

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