Rocky Mountaineer Whistler Sea to Sky Climb Train

Discover the beauty of the Sea to Sky Corridor from onboard the train, with a leisurely pace so you can take in the landscape. See ocean views, waterfalls and massive mountains as you travel through canyons and up steep climbs. It's a unique way to travel from Vancouver to Whistler in summer months.

Reservations are only available by phone. Please call 1.800.944.7853 to speak with a Travel Consultant or request a quote.


Enjoy a classic rail experience with extended legroom and scenic views through large picture windows. The knowledgeable and friendly Rocky Mountaineer Hosts will provide outstanding service and interpretive storytelling throughout your three and a half hour trip through the Sea to Sky region.

Whistler Classic Coach Service

  • Breakfast (northbound) and afternoon snack (southbound) served at your seat
  • Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages
  • Access to the Heritage Observation Car
  • Rail station transfers to and from the station locations in North Vancouver and Whistler

Sightseeing in Whistler

We highly recommend booking your return trip at least a day later, so that you have time to explore Whistler Village and take in some of the other sights at a relaxed pace. Browse the iconic itinerary below to see what other things you can do in town


Service Adult Child (2-11 yrs)
One Way Whistler Service $189 $109
Round Trip Whistler Service $279 $179


Rocky Mountaineer train service to and from Vancouver to Whistler, operates daily except Tuesday and Wednesday from May 15 - September 21, 2015. The service also operates on September 22 and 23, 2015. Children under 2 years old ride free, seated on the lap of an adult.

Northbound: Vancouver to Whistler

Time Details
6:45-7:15 AM Motorcoach pick-up in downtown Vancouver
7:30-8 AM Boarding begins at North Vancouver station
8 AM Train departs from North Vancouver station
11:30 AM Arrival in Whistler and motorcoach transfer to Whistler Village

Southbound: Whistler to Vancouver

Time Details
2:45-3 PM Motorcoach pick-up in Whistler Village
3-3:30 PM Boarding begins at Whistler station
3:30 PM Train departs from Whistler station
7 PM Arrival in North Vancouver and motorcoach transfer to downtown Vancouver


The Rocky Mountaineer Whistler Sea to Sky Climb is a 3.5 hour train ride that provides a scenic link between two world-class destinations - Vancouver and the spectacular four season mountain resort of Whistler.

Experience a relaxing and comfortable ride and see breathtaking views of cascading waterfalls, old-growth forests, snow-capped mountain peaks and brilliant Pacific waters. Enjoy access to the heritage observation car, offering fresh air and unrestricted views of the spectacular scenery.

Sea to Sky Climb Route Highlights

  • Scenic views of West Vancouver and Stanley Park
  • Oceanfront along the shores of Howe Sound
  • Views of the BC Coastal Mountains
  • Shannon Falls
  • Mount Garibaldi
  • Spectacular journey through Cheakamus Canyon
  • Brandywine Falls
  • Four-season mountain resort of Whistler

Station Locations

Vancouver: 1755 Cottrell Street at Terminal Avenue

Whistler: Lake Placid Drive, Whistler Creekside (at Nita Lake Lodge)

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