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Montreal to Ottawa by train

The journey from Montreal to Ottawa by train is 165.13 km and takes 1 hr 55 mins. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:20 a.m. and the last at 7:24 p.m.. It is possible to travel from Montreal to Ottawa by train for as little as $63.28 or as much as $308.85. The best price for this journey is $63.28.

Lowest Price$63.28
Journey Duration1 hr 55 mins
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price$63.28
Highest Price$308.85
First Departure6:20 a.m.
Last Departure7:24 p.m.
Distance165.13 km
DepartureMontreal
ArrivalOttawa
CarriersViarail

Montreal to Ottawa Train Times

Departure date
Friday, Apr 12, 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from Montreal to Ottawa. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How can I get the cheapest train tickets to travel from Montreal to Ottawa?

When you're traveling from Montreal to Ottawa, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $154.09. You might be able to find prices as low as $63.28, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.
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The prices for train tickets from Montreal to Ottawa vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $154.09. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How much time will it take to go from Montreal to Ottawa by train?

Traveling from Montreal to Ottawa by train will usually take 1 hr 55 mins. This journey covers a distance of 165.13 km . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 1 hr 55 mins is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The journey from Montreal to Ottawa covers a distance of 165.13 km. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 1 hr 55 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 hr 31 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Montreal to Ottawa faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Montreal to Ottawa?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Montreal to Ottawa, which usually leaves at 6:20 a.m.. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 7:24 p.m.. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Montreal at 6:20 a.m., and the last departure will leave at 7:24 p.m.. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Montreal to Ottawa can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

When traveling from Montreal to Ottawa by train, which stations can I use?

You can depart from Montreal at stations such as Montreal / Saint-Hubert Airport,Montreal Central,Aéroport YUL,Place Bonaventure,Montreal (Gare D'Autocars De Montreal),Montréal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Ottawa at the following stations: Ottawa Arlington Ave,Ottawa Train Station. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Montreal and Ottawa. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do journeys run from Montreal to Ottawa?

If you want to get from Montreal to Ottawa, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 7 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 7 direct journeys between Montreal and Ottawa. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 0 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Montreal to Ottawa. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Montreal to Ottawa
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Montreal to Ottawa.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Montreal to Ottawa, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Montreal to Ottawa.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

Best time to book Montreal to Ottawa travel

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Montreal to Ottawa

The cheapest Montreal - Ottawa train tickets can be found for as low as $50.58 if you’re lucky, or $67.88 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $87.45.

Find the best day to travel to Ottawa by train

When travelling to Ottawa by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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Montreal to Ottawa CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
11.56kg
Bus
12.38kg
Flight
33.03kg
Car
26.42kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Montreal to Ottawa by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Montreal and Ottawa are 11.56kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Montreal and Ottawa? By taking the train between Montreal and Ottawa you will save 21.47kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.82kg compared to a bus and 14.86kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Montreal to Ottawa?
A train ticket from Montreal to Ottawa is $154.09. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $63.28.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Montreal to Ottawa?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Montreal to Ottawa is $63.28. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Montreal and Ottawa by train?
Montreal to Ottawa is 165.13 km.
How long does the train between Montreal and Ottawa take?
Montreal to Ottawa is on average 1 hr 55 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 31 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Montreal to Ottawa?
Montreal to Ottawa has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Montreal to Ottawa leave?
The earliest train from Montreal to Ottawa departs at 6:20 a.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Montreal to Ottawa depart?
The latest train from Montreal to Ottawa departs at 7:24 p.m.. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Montreal to Ottawa in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $63.28 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Montreal to Ottawa?
There are on average 7 direct connection(s) from Montreal to go to Ottawa.
What's the fastest journey time between Montreal to Ottawa by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Montreal and Ottawa is 1 hr 31 mins.
Is there a direct train from Montreal to Ottawa?
Yes, there is a direct train between Montreal and Ottawa.
What are the CO2 emissions for Montreal to Ottawa by train?
The train journey from Montreal to Ottawa creates 11.56kg of CO2 emissions.

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