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|Fastest train||100h 58m|
|Trains per day||1|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Vancouver to Ottawa during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
What is the price of a train ticket from Vancouver to Ottawa?
In the last month, £271.15 was the average price of a train ticket from Vancouver, BC to Ottawa, ON. Given how far apart Vancouver and Ottawa are from each other, there's no getting around the fact that most train tickets are on the pricier side. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 2 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £28.82 more than that for a same-day booking.
How long is the train journey from Vancouver to Ottawa?
The distance between Vancouver and Ottawa is approximately 2200 miles, or 3540 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 101 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 100 hours and 58 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.
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains from Vancouver to Ottawa are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
Most days, there is only one train which leaves Vancouver at 15:00 and arrives in Ottawa around 100 hours later.
Is there a direct train from Vancouver to Ottawa?
Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Ottawa to Vancouver.
Which train should you take from Vancouver to Ottawa?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Vancouver, British Columbia to Ottawa, Ontario. However, there are 1.333333 trains per day to choose from.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||1||4d 5h 15m||£287.19|
VIA Rail train tickets from Vancouver to Ottawa start from £245, and on average cost £287. Daily there are 1.333333 VIA Rail schedules to Ottawa. VIA Rail in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Ottawa trains arrive at Ottawa Train Station and one other train station. From Vancouver to Ottawa train travel on VIA Rail takes 101 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 100 hours and 58 minutes.
Where is the train station in Vancouver?
There is one train station in Vancouver:
- Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
Where is the train station in Ottawa?
Ottawa receives travelers from Vancouver at its two active train stations:
- Ottawa Train Station
- Fallowfield Train Station
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