Skip to the main contentAccessibility information

Ground partners

VIA Rail

Fly Emirates to and from Toronto, and connect to the airport by train with our partner VIA Rail

Combine your flight and rail ticket

Now it’s easier for you to plan your journey to and from the airport in Toronto.

Fly with us to and from Toronto, and connect to the airport by train with our partner VIA Rail. Book your entire journey with us and pay one fare from your departure point through to your final destination.


Now you can combine Emirates flights with VIA Rail Canada’s train routes on a single ticket. VIA Rail Canada offers an extensive network for travel throughout its popular Quebec City – Montreal – Ottawa – Toronto – Windsor corridor. Passengers travelling from Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) can book an interoperable ticket, which includes a UP Airport Express ticket to travel between Pearson Airport (YYZ) and Toronto Union train station. You’ll need to change trains at Toronto Union train station.

  • From Toronto Pearson Airport (YYZ) to Ottawa (XDS), Montreal (YMY), Montreal Airport (YUL), Kingston (XEG), London (XDQ) and Windsor (XEC)
  • From Montreal Airport (YUL) to Kingston (XEG), Ottawa (XDS), Quebec City (XLJ) and Toronto (YBZ)

How to book

You can book your VIA Rail tickets on, an online travel agency or any travel agent.

When you book your journey, simply select the respective city as departure or destination as you would if you were booking a normal flight. You’ll find a combination of trains and flights that match your search criteria. VIA Rail trains will either have an EK flight number between 3013 and 3018 or 9B flight number between 9500 and 9699.

General check-in process

  • Access within 72 hours of the scheduled train departure
  • Enter your name and your record locator or ticket number on the webpage
  • Print your VIA Rail ticket
  • You’ll need to present your ticket for boarding.

For additional information on travelling on your selected ground operator and how to check-in, please visit the AccesRail website(Opens an external website in a new tab).

Terms and conditions

Emirates baggage allowance policies will apply.