Strategic Procurement Services

Strategic Procurement Services

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Train Travel

VIA Rail Canada are offering Queen's a discount on all fares. For details of this offer and to book tickets go to

Whenever you book tickets with VIA Rail quote the Queen's discount code 709508.

Queen's staff are able to utilize the University's discounted rate with VIA Rail for personal travel, as well as business travel. In addition, Alumni and Queen's Students (aged 26 and over) can also use the above discount code.  

Please note: This discount is NOT applicable for students aged 25 and under.  As a result of changing market conditions, VIA Rail Canada Inc. has recently revised its national pricing structure and implemented a strategic repositioning plan. Effective July 05, 2016, corporate discounts will no longer apply to Escape Fares.  Queen's corporate discount still applies for all other Economy and Business Class fares so you can continue to enjoy all of the advantages of traveling by train.

Be sure to have Queen's ID (Staff Card, Business Card, Student Card etc.) on hand if you book in person and when you travel!

This discount can also be extended to an additional 3 passengers (friends/family) traveling with the Queen's employee/student.

To leave feedback regarding this commodity or the supplier listed below please contact Strategic Procurement Services.

Supplier Contact Information


VIA Rail Canada

Guy Ormiston
VIA Rail Canada
Coordinator, Business Development
Tel. 514-497-9629 

Union Pearson UP Express

CAUBO discount for business travel, 25% off standard fare

More information can be found on the CAUBO Union Pearson Express website.