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Trip Summary

There are 6 daily trains from Ottawa to Brockville. Traveling by train from Ottawa to Brockville usually takes around one hour and 12 minutes, but the fastest VIA Rail train can make the trip in 54 minutes.

Distance57 mi (93 km)
Fastest train0h 54m
Lowest price$36.36
Trains per day11
Most frequent serviceVIA Rail
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Ottawa to Brockville

(Based on 2 ratings and reviews)

4.5

4.0

Michelle

November 22, 2019- Visiting friends

VIA Rail

Pros: Missed my train and staff were easily able to move me to the next train. Cons: Very expensive. Seats were not as comfortable as expected.

Pros: Missed my train and staff were easily able to move me to the next train. Cons: Very expensive. Seats were not as comfortable as expected.

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

In the last month, $37.97 was the average price of a train ticket from Ottawa to Brockville. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 12 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $16.72 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Ottawa to Brockville by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $43 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Ottawa to Brockville in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $52 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Which train should you take from Ottawa to Brockville?

VIA Rail is the one and only train line which connects Ottawa to Brockville. However, there are 6 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
VIA Rail61h 12m$50.76
  • VIA Rail

    VIA Rail

    VIA Rail, also known as Via Rail Canada or simply VIA, provides service across the Canadian provinces and territories, including 6 daily trips between Ottawa and Brockville. In addition to being completely green-certified, VIA Rail’s new, state-of-the-art trains feature amenities such as free reliable Wi-Fi, wide aisles, ergonomic seats, and wheelchair lifts in every accessible car. VIA Rail is known for its unparalleled customer service and snazzy black and yellow paint scheme.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Ottawa to Brockville 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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.

How long is the train journey from Ottawa to Brockville?

The distance between Ottawa and Brockville is approximately 57 miles, or 93 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 12 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 54 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Brockville.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Ottawa to Brockville on Thursday. Tickets for Thursday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Monday. Monday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Ottawa at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. 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 Ottawa to Brockville?

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 11 of these are direct connections to Brockville. 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 Brockville to Ottawa.

City Information

Ottawa

If big cities such as Toronto or Montreal appear too crowded for your taste, consider Ottawa for a change. Boasting a small-town vibe with a vibrant art scene, the city will appeal to all kinds of travelers. Ottawa’s star attraction is the Rideau Canal, which meanders its way through the city center. In the summer months, the canal is full of boats and cyclists who wander about, and in the colder months of the year, it becomes the largest ice skating rink in the world. If you are a fan of architecture, don’t miss out on Parliament Hill, which features three amazing neo-Gothic structures. For those who seek to get away from the hustle and bustle of the big city, Gatineau Park, located just 15 minutes from Downtown, offers the reprieve you need.

Ottawa features a very diverse food scene that caters to everyone’s needs. If you just can’t get enough of French delicacies, head to Signatures Restaurant, which is housed in a Tudor Revival-style mansion. If you want to try out Canadian signatures, try Atelier instead.

The main intercity train station in town is Ottawa Station, which is served by VIA Rail. The city’s air services are handled by the Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport, which is located 5.5 miles south of the city’s downtown.

Brockville

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With a population of only 21,000, Brockville is a small city that punches well above its weight in entertainment and adventure. It's a place where history is palpable everywhere, especially in the restored Brockville Railway Tunnel, the first of its kind in Canada, which leads walkers from the waterfront to the city's hub. Late Victorian and Edwardian era architecture is captured at the stately Fulford Place Museum and the world-famous castles that make up the Thousand Islands archipelago. With the St. Lawrence river on Brockville's doorstep, visitors can enjoy historic cruises through the region or get their feet wet with fishing, kayaking, and scuba diving.

Whether you're after comfort food or a healthy meal, Brockville's waterfront restaurant scene has got you covered. The city is also home to a handful of microbreweries and cideries that allow visitors to experience local culture in the form of a refreshing alcoholic beverage.

Situated upstream from Lake Ontario, Brockville is very well connected and easy to reach. It forms part of the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor and is served by VIA Rail connections to Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Ottawa?

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Ottawa Train Station, Ottawa, ON - CAXDSVIA-0

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Main departure station: Ottawa Train Station

The Ottawa Station is the central station for intermodal transportation services in Ottawa. Constructed in 1966, the current station is an eclectic mix of modernism and Beaux-Arts, offering a unique design that makes it stand out from the crowd. The current station provides intercity bus services and rail services all from one convenient hub. The rail services are provided by VIA Rail, with possible destinations including Toronto and Montreal. In addition, Ontario Northland offers bus service, and there is also a shuttle bus line from the station to Montréal–Trudeau International Airport. On-station amenities include a parking lot with 330 spaces, bicycle parking racks, and disabled access.

All train stations in Ottawa:

  • Ottawa Train Station

  • Fallowfield Train Station

Where is the train station in Brockville?

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Main arrival station: Brockville VIA Station

Brockville, also known as the City of the 1000 Islands, is one of the oldest railway hubs in Canada. In 2009, VIA Rail built a new terminal to replace the historic 1872 Brockville station. The new station is located on Perth Street near downtown Brockville. Since the sweeping renovation, the station has been running trains from Toronto to Ottawa and Montreal. At the wheelchair-accessible station, you will find an indoor waiting area, restrooms, and telephones. Outside, there is an ample amount of parking space available. The station opens 30 minutes before the first train arrives for the day and closes 30 minutes after the last train departs. However, working hours may change due to unforeseen circumstances like local events, holidays, and extreme weather.

All train stations in Brockville:

  • Brockville VIA Station

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