Cheap Ottawa to Vancouver  train tickets

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How much are Ottawa to Vancouver train tickets?

Lowest Price$477.39
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How to buy cheap train tickets from Ottawa to Vancouver ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Ottawa to Vancouver 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 Ottawa to Vancouver was $492.01. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 5 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $35.06 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 Ottawa to Vancouver ? What is the distance between Ottawa to Vancouver ?

The distance between Ottawa to Vancouver is 2200.26 miles or 3540.09 km. A train trip from Ottawa to Vancouver typically takes 104 hours, If you are looking to get to Vancouver faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by VIA Rail Canada. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 101 hours and 30 minutes to get from Ottawa to Vancouver.

Going from Ottawa to Vancouver by train takes over 104 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 Wednesday trains from Ottawa to Vancouver 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 Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

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

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Vancouver. One train carrier operates regular service on the Ottawa to Vancouver route. VIA Rail Canada offers the most scheduled departures between Ottawa to Vancouver, usually offering 3 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Ottawa to Vancouver, 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 Ottawa to Vancouver

VIA Rail Canada

VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Ottawa to Vancouver start from $477.39, and on average cost $532.17. Daily there are 3 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Vancouver. VIA Rail Canada in Ottawa leaves from VIA Station, And in Vancouver trains arrive at Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St,

From Ottawa to Vancouver train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 103 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Vancouver faster, VIA Rail Canada offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 102 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail Canada offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $511.24 for a one-way train ticket to Vancouver.

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Avg. Time
7h 54m
Avg. Price
$532.17

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There is one train station from which trains depart Ottawa on their way to Vancouver. The busiest departure station in Ottawa serving this route is VIA Station.
  • VIA Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Vancouver from Ottawa., The busiest departure station in Ottawa serving this route is Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St.
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St