Cheap train tickets from Winnipeg to Ottawa


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How much are train tickets from Winnipeg to Ottawa?

Lowest Price£136.96
Fastest46h 28m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Winnipeg to Ottawa?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Winnipeg 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 Winnipeg to Ottawa was £137.77. 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 Winnipeg to Ottawa?

The distance between Winnipeg and Ottawa is approximately 1041.03 miles, or 1674.95 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 46 hours and 35 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 46 hours and 28 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 Winnipeg to Ottawa?

On Monday trains from Winnipeg 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 has the greatest number of connections between Winnipeg to Ottawa

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Winnipeg to Ottawa route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Winnipeg to Ottawa, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Winnipeg 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 Winnipeg to Ottawa

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Winnipeg to Ottawa start from £136.96, and on average cost £150.87. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Ottawa. VIA Rail in Winnipeg leaves from VIA Station, And in Ottawa trains arrive at Fallowfield Train Station and one other train station.

From Winnipeg to Ottawa train travel on VIA Rail takes 46 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 46 hours and 28 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Ottawa on a weekend there is typically one VIA Rail scheduled trip per day, which will cost £139.82 for a one-way weekend reservation from Winnipeg.

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Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Winnipeg on their way to Ottawa. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Winnipeg are:
  • 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. These are the busiest arriving stations in Ottawa:
  • Fallowfield Train Station
  • Ottawa Train Station