Cheap Montreal to Ottawa  train tickets

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How much are Montreal to Ottawa train tickets?

Lowest Price$28.04
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How to buy cheap train tickets from Montreal to Ottawa ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Montreal 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 Montreal to Ottawa was $35.17. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 21 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $7.81 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 Montreal to Ottawa ? What is the distance between Montreal to Ottawa ?

The distance between Montreal to Ottawa is 103.42 miles or 166.40 km. A train trip from Montreal to Ottawa typically takes 2 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 1 hour and 54 minutes to get from Montreal to Ottawa.

Getting to Ottawa from Montreal by train typically takes under three hours. A day trip to Ottawa from Montreal is fairly easy to do with plenty of time to see the sights in Ottawa and still get back at a reasonable time in the evening.

On Monday trains from Montreal 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

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

Typically there are 7 schedules to compare for your trip to Ottawa. One train carrier operates regular service on the Montreal to Ottawa route. VIA Rail Canada offers the most scheduled departures between Montreal to Ottawa, usually offering 7 trips per day. 6 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.

One train carrier connects Montreal to Ottawa

VIA Rail Canada

VIA Rail Canada train tickets from Montreal to Ottawa start from $28.04, and on average cost $45.11. Daily there are 7 VIA Rail Canada schedules to Ottawa. VIA Rail Canada in Montreal leaves from 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O, And in Ottawa trains arrive at VIA Station and one other train station.

From Montreal to Ottawa train travel on VIA Rail Canada takes 2 hours and 8 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, VIA Rail Canada offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 0 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail Canada offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $50.18 for a one-way train ticket to Ottawa.

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Avg. Time
2h 8m
Avg. Price
$45.11

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There is one train station from which trains depart Montreal on their way to Ottawa. The busiest departure station in Montreal serving this route is 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O.
  • 895 Rue de la Gauchetiere O
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 Montreal serving this route is VIA Station, VIA Station.
  • VIA Station
  • VIA Station