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Trains Montreal to Ottawa: Times, Prices and Tickets

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$ 47.92

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2 Days

From $ 76

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How much does it cost to get from Montreal to Ottawa by train?

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. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Montreal to Ottawa will cost $ 47.92. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 106.57. 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.

Montreal to Ottawa by train

Best price $ 50
Journey duration 1 h 44 min
Connections per day 8
First departure 16:30
Last departure 19:24
Distance 165 km
Departure Montreal
Arrival Ottawa
Carriers VIARAIL

Ticket price Montreal - Ottawa every day

$ 112.34
$ 34.26
$ 78.91
$ 34.26
In 2 days
$ 76
$ 34.27
In 3 days
$ 109.69
$ 34.26
In 4 days
$ 109
$ 34.26
In 5 days
$ 77
$ 34.21
In 6 days
$ 109
$ 34.21

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
$ 47.92
Maximum price
$ 323

Montreal - Ottawa


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

$ 90.89

Sunday, August 28th 2022
Montreal-Dorval Train station - Ottawa Train Station
09:24 - 11:04
1h 40min
CO2: 0.47kg
By Bus

$ 34.30

Sunday, August 28th 2022
LAVAL - Métro Cartier - Rideau Centre / Mackenzie King Bridge
12:50 - 15:40
2h 50min
CO2: 5.81kg

How long is the journey from Montreal to Ottawa by train?

The distance between Montreal and Ottawa is around 165 km. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 h 49 min. However, the fastest routes between Montreal and Ottawa take 1 h 31 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

When do departures from Montreal to Ottawa leave?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Montreal to Ottawa leaving at 17:04. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 19:24.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations are used when traveling from Montreal to Ottawa?

In Montreal, departure stations include Montreal Gare Centrale and Montreal-Dorval Train station. When you arrive in Ottawa, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Ottawa Train Station. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many daily journeys are there from Montreal to Ottawa?

If you want to get from Montreal to Ottawa, you can travel with providers such as VIARAIL. You will find a maximum number of 11 departures per day. On average, there are 6 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 6 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.


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