Cheap train tickets from Québec to Ottawa

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Québec to Ottawa?

Lowest Price£22.89
Fastest5h 22m
Daily Schedules9
train companies1
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Québec to Ottawa
4.7
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with VIA Rail report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
4.3
Value
3.3
Condition
4.7
Joette
5.0
7 October 2019Visiting friends
Pros
No need to rent car! Helpful staff. Timeliness of schedule.
Cons
This was a long trip and it would have been nice to receive a complimentary bottle of wTer or cup of coffee.
Tips
I didn't use WiFi but saw travelers who did.
Annie
5.0
3 October 2019Business
Pros
Easy ride,
Cons
Allocate single seats on empty rows first.
Tips
Seat back and relax
Esther
5.0
16 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
Comfort and good employees
Cons
Nothing
Tips
No

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Québec 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 Québec to Ottawa was £30.19. 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 £34.70 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 Québec to Ottawa?

The distance between Québec and Ottawa is approximately 235.63 miles, or 379.12 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 6 hours and 1 minute, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 22 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 Québec to Ottawa?

On Friday trains from Québec 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 Québec to Ottawa

Typically there are 9 schedules to compare for your trip to Ottawa. One train carrier operates regular service on the Québec to Ottawa route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Québec to Ottawa, usually offering 9 trips per day. 9 train trips per day are direct connections to Ottawa, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

One train company connects Québec to Ottawa

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Québec to Ottawa start from £22.89, and on average cost £47.06. Daily there are 9 VIA Rail schedules to Ottawa. VIA Rail in Québec leaves from Sainte Foy Station and one other station. And in Ottawa trains arrive at Ottawa Train Station and one other train station.

From Québec to Ottawa train travel on VIA Rail takes 6 hours and 1 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 22 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £53.46 for a one-way train ticket to Ottawa.

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Extra legroom
Power point
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
6h 1m
Avg. Price
£47.06

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Ottawa that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Québec are:
  • Sainte Foy Station
  • Gare du Palais
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