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Halifax-Ottawa Train Schedule
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|Fastest Train||26h 15m|
|Trains Per Day||2|
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Halifax to Ottawa during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.
Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.
What is the price of a train ticket from Halifax to Ottawa?
In the last month, $106.07 was the average price of a train ticket from Halifax, NS to Ottawa, ON. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. 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 Halifax to Ottawa?
The distance between Halifax and Ottawa is approximately 594 miles, or 956 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 27 hours and 15 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 26 hours and 15 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 Halifax to Ottawa are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Monday 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 Halifax at 1:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. 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 Halifax to Ottawa?
Trains leave the station in Halifax 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 Ottawa to Halifax.
Which train should you take from Halifax to Ottawa?
VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Halifax, Nova Scotia to Ottawa, Ontario. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|VIA Rail||2||1d 3h 15m||$106.07|
VIA Rail train tickets from Halifax to Ottawa start from $106, and on average cost $106. Daily there are 2 VIA Rail schedules to Ottawa. VIA Rail in Halifax leaves from VIA Station, And in Ottawa trains arrive at Ottawa Train Station, From Halifax to Ottawa train travel on VIA Rail takes 27 hours and 15 minutes. If you are looking to get to Ottawa faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 26 hours and 15 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $106 for a one-way train ticket to Ottawa.
Where is the train station in Halifax?
There is one train station in Halifax:
- VIA Station
Where is the train station in Ottawa?
Ottawa has one train station:
- Ottawa Train Station
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