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Cheap train tickets from Québec to Ottawa


Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Québec to Ottawa?

Lowest Price€25.55
Fastest Train5h 22m
Trains Per Day10
Train Lines1
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Québec to Ottawa
Based on 6 reviews

Based on 6 reviews
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)
7 October 2019Visiting friends
No need to rent car! Helpful staff. Timeliness of schedule.
This was a long trip and it would have been nice to receive a complimentary bottle of wTer or cup of coffee.
I didn't use WiFi but saw travelers who did.
3 October 2019Business
Easy ride,
Allocate single seats on empty rows first.
Seat back and relax
16 September 2019Visiting family
Comfort and good employees

Frequently Asked Questions

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 €36.22. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 19 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of €27.13 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 13 minutes, 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 Thursday 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.

What train companies travel from Québec to Ottawa?

Typically there are 10 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 10.372 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 €25.55, and on average cost €54.87. Daily there are 10.372093 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 13 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 9.1 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay €70.78 for a one-way train ticket to Ottawa.

Avg. Time
6h 13m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 train stations in Québec with trains to Ottawa. For this route, the busiest departing train stations are:
  • Sainte Foy Station
  • Gare du Palais
There are 2 different stations where trains from Québec arrive 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 train stations in Ottawa:
  • Ottawa Train Station
  • Fallowfield Train Station

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