Cheap Kitchener to Ottawa  train tickets


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How to buy cheap train tickets from Kitchener to Ottawa ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Kitchener to Ottawa is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Kitchener to Ottawa was $83.90. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $43.67 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train trip from Kitchener to Ottawa ? What is the distance between Kitchener to Ottawa ?

The distance between Kitchener to Ottawa is 273.78 miles or 440.49 km. A train trip from Kitchener to Ottawa typically takes 9 hours, If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by VIA Rail Canada. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 6 hours and 57 minutes to get from Kitchener to Ottawa.

Going from Kitchener to Ottawa by train takes over 9 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Sunday trains from Kitchener to Ottawa are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

VIA Rail Canada has the most frequent connections between Kitchener to Ottawa

Typically there are 4 schedules to compare for your trip to Ottawa. One train carrier operates regular service on the Kitchener to Ottawa route. VIA Rail Canada offers the most scheduled departures between Kitchener to Ottawa, usually offering 4 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Kitchener to Ottawa, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Kitchener to Ottawa

VIA Rail Canada

VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Kitchener to Ottawa start from $80.25, and on average cost $106.67. Daily there are 4 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Ottawa. VIA Rail Canada in Kitchener leaves from VIA Station, And in Ottawa trains arrive at VIA Station and one other train station.

From Kitchener to Ottawa train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 8 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, VIA Rail Canada offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail Canada offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $117.98 for a one-way train ticket to Ottawa.

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There is one train station from which trains depart Kitchener on their way to Ottawa. The busiest departure station in Kitchener serving this route is VIA Station.
  • VIA Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Ottawa. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Kitchener serving this route is VIA Station, VIA Station.
  • VIA Station
  • VIA Station