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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Ottawa to Windsor?

Lowest Price€68.57
Fastest Train9h 48m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Ottawa to Windsor 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 Windsor?

In the last month, €81.60 was the average price of a train ticket from Ottawa, ON to Windsor, ON. 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 Windsor?

The distance between Ottawa and Windsor is approximately 424 miles, or 682 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 48 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Ottawa to Windsor are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Tuesday 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 11:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00. 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 Windsor?

Trains leave the station in Ottawa twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. However, there are no direct trains. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you change trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

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

Which train should you take from Ottawa to Windsor?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Ottawa, Ontario to Windsor, Ontario. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail29h 58m€113.05

Where is the train station in Ottawa?

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

  • Ottawa Train Station
  • Fallowfield Train Station

Where is the train station in Windsor?

Windsor has one train station:

  • VIA Station

Price trends for trains from Ottawa to Windsor

Average prices by travel date

€180€120€60AugAug

Monthly average prices

€128€103€77€51€26DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

€193€154€116€77€393020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Ottawa, ON to Windsor, ON
5.0
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 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
3.7
Staff
5.0
Value
3.3
Condition
4.7
Janet
5.0
7 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
Besides seeing family, I loved the train. Staff was extremely helpful especially in since I'm from the states and had never traveled in Canada before.
Cons
Wifi kept going in and out making streaming very difficult.
Mustafa
5.0
28 May 2019Visiting family
Pros
I enjoy the seen
Cons
Nothing
Tips
No

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