CN Pensioners Associations, Inc.

VIA Rail e-tickets

Once you are on the VIA web site requesting an e-ticket, you will have to write your profile including a user name and a pass word that you will have to use when booking an e-ticket.

-First step select the trains, time, day, month, etc for your trip(s).

-On this page at the top left corner you could enter your user name and your pass word. If you use capital letters you will always have to use it where ever you used it. Click continue

On the next page you will have to validate your profile by completing the empty rectangular such as: address, postal code, etc. Click continue

This page is called Travelers information. Yo will have the following empty rectangular to complete which are as follows:

The next page indicates a total of $0.00 then Clicks continue

At the bottom of the next page click in the small square indicating you have accepted the tariff and the rules and regulations. Click continue

On the following page your VIA reservation number is indicated in bold. You may wish to print this page.

VIA Rail will send you an email confirming your reservation number together with your train schedule.

VIA RAIL TICKET SELLING MACHINE LOCATED IN SOME OF THEIR STATIONS

These machine could only be used to purchase tickets with a credit card, therefore we can't use them with our CN long service pass. Telephone is our alternative.

BOOKING YOUR TICKET BY PHONING VIA RAIL 1-888-842-7245

You can book your ticket by calling VIA providing the Agent with all the information, somewhat similar to what is required for an e-ticket and the VIA Agent will give you your confirmation number that you should write on a piece of paper. You will have to show the confirmation number to the train Manager together with your CN long term pass and an ID card with a picture. The latter is also required when using an e-ticket.