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6 Train Trips In Alberta That Will Give You Magical Fall Views And Vibes

Catch all the colours of fall from the comfort of a train 🍂
6 Train Trips In Alberta That Will Give You Magical Fall Views And Vibes

With the leaves beginning to change colours and the temperature cooling down, it’s safe to say fall has basically arrived. We've made a list of Alberta fall train rides for you to see all of the fall foliage with your friends. Some of these routes include food and unique, immersive experiences that you'll only find on board these trains.

Alberta's geography is so varied and gorgeous. These train routes will show you all the best Alberta has to offer in the fall through magical mountain views and relaxing prairie landscapes. Don’t forget to bring your phone's battery pack with you because there will definitely be Instagram-worthy photo opportunities.

Whether you want to kick back and take in the romantic fall views with your s/o or you want to bring your whole group of friends with you for a mini-vacation aboard a train, you're going to love these fall train rides.

From wine and cheese and luxury dining to pumpkin patches and train robberies, there's something exciting about each of these train rides that are going to make you want to put all of them on your bucket list this fall. Here are six scenic train rides that will give you magical views in Alberta this fall:

Jasper Train Tours: Dunster 

Price: $119

Address: 607 Connaught Dr, Jasper

Why You Need To Go: The first part of the tour takes you all the way to Dunster, B.C. on the train. It takes about three hours and then you'll return on a scenic bus tour. The whole journey takes half a day, and the views along the way are spectacular.

Jasper Train Tours: Mcbride

Price: $129

Address: 607 Connaught Dr, Jasper

Why You Need To Go: This tour goes to McBride, B.C. via a scenic bus tour and brings you back to Jasper on the train. This tour is slightly longer than the Dunster tour with the addition of two extra sightseeing stops.

Via Rail Jasper Prince Rupert 

Price: $170

Address: 607 Connaught Dr, Jasper

Why You Need To Go: For a longer journey, you can take the Jasper to Prince Rupert route with Via Rail. This route makes an overnight stop in Prince George so make sure to book a hotel or AirBnb for the trip.

The Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions

Price: $40 - $165

Address: 4611- 47 Avenue, Stettler

Why You Need To Go: The Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions offer train rides featuring live entertainment and includes food. They also have a fall package where you can go to their pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkin.

Aspen Crossing Train Tours 

Price: $66 - $140

Address: AB-24, Mossleigh

Why You Need To Go: Aspen Crossing offer train tours in Alberta with beautiful fall views plus fun entertainment where they act out a train robbery. Plus, you can have wine and cheese as you journey through the prairies.

Riverfront Dining Car Lunch 

Price: $65.95

Address: 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W, Calgary

Why You Need To Go: You can get all the fall vibes at Heritage Park in Calgary with their River Front Dining Car Lunch. Travel back in time to the 1900s and grab a fancy meal aboard a classic steam engine that travels through the park.

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