Cheap train tickets from Ottawa to Toronto

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Ottawa to Toronto?

Lowest Price£22.68
Fastest3h 39m
Daily Schedules26
train companies1
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Ottawa to Toronto
4.5
Based on 15 reviews

Based on 15 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with VIA Rail report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 87 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.8
Staff
4.6
Value
3.5
Condition
4.7
Felora
5.0
26 October 2019Couples trip
Pros
The view in train
Samuel
5.0
30 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
The price was good, the seat wasn't comfortable long term but in terms of travel it was good.
Cons
Comfier seats.
Tips
Bring a credit card if you want food on the train.
Nguyen
5.0
25 September 2019Solo travel
Pros
Everyvthing that was concerned in above your question.
Cons
I think no need to improve. However, we are wellcome all your improves to serve the customer more and more.
Silvia
5.0
2 September 2019Vacation
Cons
The price
Xinyu
5.0
23 August 2019Visiting family
Pros
very good.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Ottawa to Toronto 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 Ottawa to Toronto was £29.75. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 22 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £35.86 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 Ottawa to Toronto?

The distance between Ottawa and Toronto is approximately 218.91 miles, or 352.21 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 4 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 39 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 Ottawa to Toronto?

On Wednesday trains from Ottawa to Toronto 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.

Which train should you take from Ottawa to Toronto?

Typically there are 26 scheduled trains per day. One train company currently travels from Ottawa to Toronto.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but VIA Rail has the most regularly scheduled departures from Ottawa to Toronto, with an average of 26 trips per day and 522 monthly trips.

Of the 26 trips there are 24 trips that are direct connections to Toronto.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Ottawa to Toronto, which start at £62.30.

One train company connects Ottawa to Toronto

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Ottawa to Toronto start from £22.68, and on average cost £41.04. Daily there are 26 VIA Rail schedules to Toronto. VIA Rail in Ottawa leaves from Fallowfield Train Station and one other station. And in Toronto trains arrive at Union Station and one other train station.

From Ottawa to Toronto train travel on VIA Rail takes 4 hours and 22 minutes. If you are looking to get to Toronto faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 3 hours and 39 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 24 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £52.74 for a one-way train ticket to Toronto.

Toilet
WiFi
Films
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power point
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 22m
Avg. Price
£41.04

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Toronto that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Ottawa are:
  • Fallowfield Train Station
  • Ottawa Train Station
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Toronto. 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 Toronto:
  • Union Station
  • Guildwood Train Station