Trains Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta: Times, Prices and Tickets

22/07/2024
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Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta by train

The journey from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta by train is 2,839.37 km and takes 67 hrs 13 mins. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:40 am and the last at 11:30 am. It is possible to travel from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta by train for as little as or as much as . The best price for this journey is .

Journey Duration67 hrs 13 mins
Connection per Day3
First Departure6:40 am
Last Departure11:30 am
Distance2,839.37 km
DepartureOttawa
ArrivalEdmonton, Alberta
CarriersViarail

Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta Train Times

Departure date
Monday, 22 Jul 2024

Use Virail to find the best way to travel from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta

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 Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta. 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 Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta?

On average, a train ticket from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta will cost you . However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as . If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.
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When you're traveling from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta, you can expect to pay an average of approximately . 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.

How much time will it take to go from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta by train?

The distance between Ottawa and Edmonton, Alberta is approximately 2,839.37 km. In general, it will take you about 67 hrs 13 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Ottawa and Edmonton, Alberta by train usually takes 67 hrs 13 mins to cover a distance of 2,839.37 km. The shortest journey from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta will take you 64 hrs 52 mins. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Edmonton, Alberta quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

At what time of the day can I travel from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Ottawa at 6:40 am, and the last departure will leave at 11:30 am. 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 Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta 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. In general, the first departure of the night will leave Ottawa at 6:40 am, and the last departure will leave at 11:30 am. 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 Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta 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.

What are the stations on the Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta route?

You will be able to leave Ottawa by using stations such as Ottawa Train Station,Ottawa Arlington Ave. These connect you to stations including Tim Hortons - 2 Pembina Rd,Edmonton 119 Street NW in Edmonton, Alberta. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Ottawa or in Edmonton, Alberta, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta are there every day?

On average, there are 3 daily departures from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include , and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 0 departures from Ottawa which travel directly to Edmonton, Alberta. There are 3 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta. 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 Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta, 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 Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta.

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 Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta travel

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta

The cheapest Ottawa - Edmonton, Alberta train tickets can be found for as low as $92.07 if you’re lucky, or $115.28 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $140.10.

Find the best day to travel to Edmonton, Alberta by train

When travelling to Edmonton, Alberta 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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Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
198.76kg
Bus
212.95kg
Flight
567.87kg
Car
454.3kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Ottawa and Edmonton, Alberta are 198.76kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Ottawa and Edmonton, Alberta? By taking the train between Ottawa and Edmonton, Alberta you will save 369.11kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 14.19kg compared to a bus and 255.54kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's the distance between Ottawa and Edmonton, Alberta by train?
Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta is 2,839.37 km.
How long does the train between Ottawa and Edmonton, Alberta take?
Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta is on average 67 hrs 13 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 64 hrs 52 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta?
Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta leave?
The earliest train from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta departs at 6:40 am. 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 Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta depart?
The latest train from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta departs at 11:30 am. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What's the fastest journey time between Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Ottawa and Edmonton, Alberta is 64 hrs 52 mins.
Is there a direct train from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta?
Yes, there is a direct train between Ottawa and Edmonton, Alberta.
What are the CO2 emissions for Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta by train?
The train journey from Ottawa to Edmonton, Alberta creates 198.76kg of CO2 emissions.