Cheap train tickets from London to Ottawa


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How much are train tickets from London to Ottawa?

Lowest Price£53.97
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Users that traveled with VIA Rail report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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10 July 2019
Hospital consult in Ottawa
Food is expensive on the train, but no more for a sandwich than at the stations themselves. We brought our own snacks and non-alcohol beverages. Bring something to do, as seats do not recline to sleep. Our first train had curtains to shade the sun, but our return trip d...More

How do you find cheap train tickets from London to Ottawa?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from London 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 London to Ottawa was £54.75. 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 £82.62 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 London to Ottawa?

The distance between London and Ottawa is approximately 322.18 miles, or 518.36 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 9 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 3 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 London to Ottawa?

On Friday trains from London 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 London to Ottawa

Typically there are 20 schedules to compare for your trip to Ottawa. One train carrier operates regular service on the London to Ottawa route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between London to Ottawa, usually offering 20 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from London 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 London to Ottawa

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from London to Ottawa start from £53.97, and on average cost £72.96. Daily there are 20 VIA Rail schedules to Ottawa. VIA Rail in London leaves from VIA Station, And in Ottawa trains arrive at Fallowfield Train Station and one other train station.

From London to Ottawa train travel on VIA Rail takes 9 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 3 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 15 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £92.47 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 London on their way to Ottawa. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in London 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