Cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Ottawa

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How much are train tickets from Vancouver to Ottawa?

Lowest Price$343.81
Fastest100h 58m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Vancouver to Ottawa?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Vancouver 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 Vancouver to Ottawa was $343.81. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 11 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $29.34 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 trip from Vancouver to Ottawa? What is the distance between Vancouver to Ottawa?

The distance between Vancouver to Ottawa is 2200.26 miles or 3540.09 km. A train trip from Vancouver to Ottawa typically takes 101 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by VIA Rail. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 100 hours and 58 minutes to get from Vancouver to Ottawa.

Going from Vancouver to Ottawa by train takes over 101 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from Vancouver 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

VIA Rail has the most connections between Vancouver to Ottawa

Typically there is one train schedule per day. One train carrier operates regular service on the Vancouver to Ottawa route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Vancouver to Ottawa, usually offering one departure per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Vancouver to Ottawa, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train company connects Vancouver to Ottawa

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Vancouver to Ottawa start from $343.81, and on average cost $363.57. Daily there are 1 VIA Rail schedules to Ottawa. VIA Rail in Vancouver leaves from Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St, And in Ottawa trains arrive at Ottawa Train Station and one other train station.

From Vancouver to Ottawa train travel on VIA Rail takes 101 hours and 11 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 100 hours and 58 minutes.

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Avg. Time
4d 5h 11m
Avg. Price
$363.57

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Vancouver on their way to Ottawa. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Vancouver are:
  • Pacific Central Station - 1150 Station St
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