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There are 6 daily trains from Smiths Falls to Ottawa. Traveling by train from Smiths Falls to Ottawa usually takes around 40 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 24 minutes.
|Distance||39 mi (63 km)|
|Fastest train||0h 24m|
|Trains per day||10|
|Most frequent service||VIA Rail|
What is the price of a train ticket from Smiths Falls to Ottawa?
In the last month, $22.80 was the average price of a train ticket from Smiths Falls to Ottawa. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 14 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $10.36 more than that for a same-day booking.
Monthly average prices
Ticket prices for the train from Smiths Falls to Ottawa often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in April when the average ticket price is only $26,
If you're thinking of traveling from Smiths Falls to Ottawa during February, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $30 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in February, is to book your trip well in advance.
Which train should you take from Smiths Falls to Ottawa?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Smiths Falls to Ottawa. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||6||0h 40m||$27.64|
VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 6 daily trips between Smiths Falls and Ottawa. In addition to being completely green-certified, VIA Rail’s new, state-of-the-art trains feature amenities such as free reliable Wi-Fi, wide aisles, ergonomic seats, and wheelchair lifts in every accessible car. VIA Rail is known for its unparalleled customer service and snazzy black and yellow paint scheme.
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Tuesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Smiths Falls to Ottawa. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Tuesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Friday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.
The earliest train departs Smiths Falls at 10:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 10 of these are direct connections to Ottawa. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Ottawa to Smiths Falls.
If big cities such as Toronto or Montreal appear too crowded for your taste, consider Ottawa for a change. Boasting a small-town vibe with a vibrant art scene, the city will appeal to all kinds of travelers. Ottawa’s star attraction is the Rideau Canal, which meanders its way through the city center. In the summer months, the canal is full of boats and cyclists who wander about, and in the colder months of the year, it becomes the largest ice skating rink in the world. If you are a fan of architecture, don’t miss out on Parliament Hill, which features three amazing neo-Gothic structures. For those who seek to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, Gatineau Park, located just 15 minutes from Downtown, offers the reprieve you need.
Ottawa features a very diverse food scene that caters to everyone’s needs. If you just can’t get enough of French delicacies, head to Signatures Restaurant, which is housed in a Tudor Revival-style mansion. If you want to try out Canadian signatures, try Atelier instead.
The main intercity train station in town is Ottawa Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s air services are handled by the Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport, which is located 5.5 miles south of the city’s downtown.
Where is the train station in Smiths Falls?
Main departure station: Smiths Falls VIA Station
There is one train station in Smiths Falls.
All train stations in Smiths Falls:
Smiths Falls VIA Station
Where is the train station in Ottawa?
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Main arrival station: Ottawa Train Station
The Ottawa Station is the central station for intermodal transportation services in Ottawa. Constructed in 1966, the current station is an eclectic mix of modernism and Beaux-Arts, offering a unique design that makes it stand out from the crowd. The current station provides intercity bus services and rail services all from one convenient hub. The rail services are provided by VIA Rail, with possible destinations including Toronto and Montreal. In addition, Ontario Northland offers bus service, and there is also a shuttle bus line from the station to Montréal–Trudeau International Airport. On-station amenities include a parking lot with 330 spaces, bicycle parking racks, and disabled access.
Train stations in Ottawa:
Ottawa Train Station
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