Cheap train tickets from Ottawa to Kitchener

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How much are train tickets from Ottawa to Kitchener?

Lowest Price$60.52
Fastest6h 35m
Daily Schedules8
train companies1
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Overall score for Ottawa to Kitchener
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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
1.0
Staff
4.0
Condition
5.0
Jean De Dieu
5.0
June 11, 2019
Pros
The trains were on time.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Ottawa to Kitchener?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Ottawa to Kitchener 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 Ottawa to Kitchener was $77.14. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 13 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $134.14 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 Ottawa to Kitchener?

The distance between Ottawa and Kitchener is approximately 273.78 miles, or 440.49 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 9 hours and 17 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 35 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 Ottawa to Kitchener?

On Tuesday trains from Ottawa to Kitchener 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 Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

VIA Rail has the most connections between Ottawa to Kitchener

Typically there are 8 schedules to compare for your trip to Kitchener. One train carrier operates regular service on the Ottawa to Kitchener route. VIA Rail offers the most scheduled departures between Ottawa to Kitchener, usually offering 8 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Ottawa to Kitchener, 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 Ottawa to Kitchener

VIA Rail

VIA Rail train tickets from Ottawa to Kitchener start from $60.52, and on average cost $102.97. Daily there are 8 VIA Rail schedules to Kitchener. VIA Rail in Ottawa leaves from Fallowfield Train Station and one other station. And in Kitchener trains arrive at VIA Station,

From Ottawa to Kitchener train travel on VIA Rail takes 9 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Kitchener faster, VIA Rail offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 35 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, VIA Rail offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $113.46 for a one-way train ticket to Kitchener.

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Extra legroom
Power outlet
Green certified
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 18m
Avg. Price
$102.97

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Kitchener that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Ottawa are:
  • Fallowfield Train Station
  • Ottawa Train Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Kitchener from Ottawa. These are the busiest arriving stations in Kitchener:
  • VIA Station