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Enjoy the peace and quiet of our Business lounges to relax or get some work done.?All our Business lounges are equipped for your comfort, and offer you the following benefits:

  • Dedicated personnel to help you with your travel needs
  • Spacious and comfortable seats
  • HD television screens with news broadcasts
  • Free non-alcoholic beverages
  • Free newspapers (Due to supply reasons, French newspapers aren't available in Toronto)
  • Free Wi-Fi (high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the lounge)

Furthermore, the lounges in Montréal, Ottawa and Toronto offer these additional benefits:

  • Business centre (PC and Mac computers and colour laser printer)
  • Conference room (Toronto only)
  • Access to the lounge upon arrival (for a maximum of two hours, subject to availability)
  • A wide selection of magazines


Qualifying Passengers

Lounge Access prior to Departure

Lounge Access upon Arrival
Toronto, Montréal and Ottawa only

Passenger travelling in Business class

Yes (subject to availability)

Passenger travelling in Sleeper Plus class

Yes (subject to availability)

Passenger travelling in Prestige class

Yes Yes

Premier member travelling in Economy at the full Economy Plus fare

Yes (subject to availability)

Premier member holding an Economy Multi pass

?Yes ?
Yes (subject to availability)



  • All the ticket validation must be verified at the reception desk (at the entrance).
  • Passengers must present their booking confirmation of a same-day confirmed travel.
  • The access is only for qualifying passengers.
  • Additional guests not entitled to the lounge but with a same-day confirmed ticket may accompany a qualifying passenger if they purchase a One-Time Lounge Pass.
  • Free access for children under 12 years of age.
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a qualifying adult passenger.
  • The access is subject to space availability.
  • Friends or family not travelling with the qualifying passenger may not accompany him or her in the Lounge.
  • Access upon arrival is permitted for a maximum of 2 hours, subject to availability.
  • Due to limited spaces, the access upon arrival is not allowed at Kingston, London, Québec and Dorval stations.