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The United Church of Canada has a Business Discount Rate with VIA Rail – 5% off best available public rate at the time of purchase of a train ticket, excluding taxes.

**Please note, only United Church of Canada (UCC) employees & members may take advantage of this discount**

Business Rate Code: 711009

Applies to all purchases of VIA train tickets, with the exception of the following:

  • other than Prestige Sleeper Class/Escape Fares
  • any promotional fare requiring a discount code (e.g. CAA Discount)
  • multi-trip pass products (such as, but not limited to, BizPak, VIA 6 Pak and Commuter ePass)
  • any other promotion, offer, discount or fare where the conditions specify that it cannot be combined with business rate discounts

Applies to both business and leisure train trips to be taken by the UCC staff/member, duly authorized representatives and up to three (3) additional passengers, provided that they are accompanied by the staff and or duly authorized representative.

Identification and Account Number: 711009

When booking online ( or through VIA’s telephone ticket sales office, you must provide the business account number 711009 to receive the business rate.

Business-issued (company or organization) identification bearing your name, being a company or organization ID card, health card, credit card, telephone calling card, pay stub, business card or other document confirming that the staff/representative is duly authorized by the UCC to travel using the UCC’s business account must be shown when picking up the ticket at the station or on board in the case of an electronic ticket. In addition, in cases where the Business ID does not bear your photograph, a Photo ID bearing your name, being a driver’s licence, passport or health card must also be shown.

For a walk up ticket purchase at VIA stations, you will be asked to provide the business account number (711009) and a Business and Photo ID.