Cheap Toronto to Ottawa  train tickets


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How much are Toronto to Ottawa train tickets?

Lowest Price$38.67
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How to buy cheap train tickets from Toronto to Ottawa ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Toronto 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 Toronto to Ottawa was $54.22. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 20 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $30.11 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 Toronto to Ottawa ? What is the distance between Toronto to Ottawa ?

The distance between Toronto to Ottawa is 218.91 miles or 352.21 km. A train trip from Toronto to Ottawa typically takes 4 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 3 hours and 47 minutes to get from Toronto to Ottawa.

Going from Toronto to Ottawa by train takes over 4 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 Toronto 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 Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

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

Typically there are 21 schedules to compare for your trip to Ottawa. One train carrier operates regular service on the Toronto to Ottawa route. VIA Rail Canada offers the most scheduled departures between Toronto to Ottawa, usually offering 21 trips per day. 18 train trips per day are direct connections to Ottawa, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Toronto to Ottawa, which start at $153.99.

One train carrier connects Toronto to Ottawa

VIA Rail Canada

VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Toronto to Ottawa start from $38.67, and on average cost $76.92. Daily there are 21 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Ottawa. VIA Rail Canada in Toronto leaves from Union Station and one other station. And in Ottawa trains arrive at VIA Station and one other train station.

From Toronto to Ottawa train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 4 hours and 26 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, VIA Rail Canada offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail Canada offers 17 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $86.73 for a one-way train ticket to Ottawa.

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There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Ottawa that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Toronto serving this route is Union Station, VIA Station.
  • Union 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 Toronto serving this route is VIA Station, VIA Station.
  • VIA Station
  • VIA Station