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Cheap train tickets from Stratford, ON to Ottawa

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Stratford, ON to Ottawa?

Lowest Price$80.84
Fastest Train7h 35m
Trains Per Day5
Train Lines1
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Stratford, ON to Ottawa?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Stratford 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 Stratford to Ottawa was $94.59. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $38.97 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 ride from Stratford, ON to Ottawa?

The distance between Stratford and Ottawa is approximately 297.01 miles, or 477.88 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 9 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 35 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Stratford to Ottawa?

On Friday trains from Stratford 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Stratford to Ottawa?

Typically there are 5 schedules to compare for your trip to Ottawa. One train carrier operates regular service on the Stratford to Ottawa route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Stratford to Ottawa, usually offering 4.92 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Stratford 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 company connects Stratford to Ottawa

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Stratford to Ottawa start from $80.84, and on average cost $124.13. Daily there are 4.92 VIA Rail schedules to Ottawa. VIA Rail in Stratford leaves from VIA Station, And in Ottawa trains arrive at Fallowfield Train Station and one other train station.

From Stratford to Ottawa train travel on VIA Rail takes 9 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 35 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 5.714286 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $128.14 for a one-way train ticket to Ottawa.

Avg. Time
9h 1m
Avg. Price
$124.13

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Stratford on their way to Ottawa:
  • VIA Station
There are 2 different stations where trains from Stratford arrive in Ottawa. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Ottawa:
  • Fallowfield Train Station
  • Ottawa Train Station

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