Cheap train tickets from Guelph to Ottawa


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How much are train tickets from Guelph to Ottawa?

Lowest Price£46.54
Fastest6h 31m
Daily Schedules6
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Guelph to Ottawa?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Guelph 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 Guelph to Ottawa was £52.68. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 27 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £33.66 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 Guelph to Ottawa?

The distance between Guelph and Ottawa is approximately 259.21 miles, or 417.05 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 31 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 Guelph to Ottawa?

On Tuesday trains from Guelph 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 Guelph to Ottawa

Typically there are 6 schedules to compare for your trip to Ottawa. One train carrier operates regular service on the Guelph to Ottawa route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Guelph to Ottawa, usually offering 6 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Guelph 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 Guelph to Ottawa

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Guelph to Ottawa start from £46.54, and on average cost £68.33. Daily there are 6 VIA Rail schedules to Ottawa. VIA Rail in Guelph leaves from VIA Station, And in Ottawa trains arrive at Ottawa Train Station and one other train station.

From Guelph to Ottawa train travel on VIA Rail takes 8 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 31 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £76.41 for a one-way train ticket to Ottawa.

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Plan your next adventure

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