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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Ottawa to Kingston?

Lowest Price€30.15
Fastest Train1h 37m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Ottawa to Kingston right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Ottawa to Kingston?

In the last month, €30.21 was the average price of a train ticket from Ottawa, ON to Kingston, ON. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Ottawa to Kingston?

The distance between Ottawa and Kingston is approximately 91 miles, or 146 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 37 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Ottawa to Kingston are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Ottawa at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 18:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Ottawa to Kingston?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 7 of these are direct connections to Kingston. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Kingston to Ottawa.

Which train should you take from Ottawa to Kingston?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Ottawa, Ontario to Kingston, Ontario. However, there are 3 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail31h 54m€38.31

Where is the train station in Ottawa?

There are two stations in Ottawa where you can board the train to Kingston:

  • Fallowfield Train Station
  • Ottawa Train Station

Where is the train station in Kingston?

Kingston has one train station:

  • VIA Station

Price trends for trains from Ottawa to Kingston

Monthly average prices

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Ottawa, ON to Kingston, ON
4.5
Based on 2 ratings and reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with VIA Rail report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.5
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Mohammed Libab
4.0
5 November 2019Solo travel
Pros
Comfortable, On time.Comfortable, On time.
Cons
Reduce the train compartments during off peak hrs and during off seasons. Seat , I was not able to bring it back to it’s normal position.Reduce the train compartments during off peak hrs and during off seasons. Seat , I was not able to bring it back to it’s normal position.
Tips
Comfortable journey, on time. Only one stop in between Ottawa and Kingston that’s good. Comfortable journey, on time. Only one stop in between Ottawa and Kingston that’s good.

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