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Ottawa to Toronto by train

The journey from Ottawa to Toronto by train is 351.04 km and takes 4 hrs 38 mins. There are 8 connections per day, with the first departure at 5:30 am and the last at 6:49 pm. It is possible to travel from Ottawa to Toronto by train for as little as $64.77 or as much as $374.12. The best price for this journey is $64.77.

Lowest Price$64.77
Journey Duration4 hrs 38 mins
Connection per Day8
Lowest Price$64.77
Highest Price$374.12
First Departure5:30 am
Last Departure6:49 pm
Distance351.04 km
DepartureOttawa
ArrivalToronto
CarriersViarail

Ottawa to Toronto Train Times

Departure date
Monday, 22 Jul 2024

Traveling from Ottawa to Toronto with Virail

What's the best way to get from Ottawa to Toronto? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Ottawa to Toronto, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

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

When you're traveling from Ottawa to Toronto, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $123.41. You might be able to find prices as low as $64.77, 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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On average, a train ticket from Ottawa to Toronto will cost you $123.41. 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.

How long will it take me to travel from Ottawa to Toronto by train?

The average journey time is 4 hrs 38 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 351.04 km from Ottawa to Toronto. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Ottawa to Toronto to take longer than 4 hrs 38 mins. In order to get from Ottawa to Toronto faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Ottawa and Toronto will complete the journey in 4 hrs 10 mins. On average, it will take you about 4 hrs 38 mins to travel the 351.04 km between Ottawa and Toronto.

At what time of the day can I travel from Ottawa to Toronto?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Ottawa at 5:30 am, and the last departure will leave at 6:49 pm. 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 Toronto 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. The first journey of the night departs from Ottawa at 5:30 am. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 6:49 pm. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Ottawa and Toronto. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

What are the stations on the Ottawa to Toronto route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Ottawa and Toronto. You can start your journey in Ottawa at stations such as Ottawa Arlington Ave,Ottawa Train Station. These connect to stations including Toronto Edward St,Toronto Pearson International Airport,John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport,Toronto, York St / Piper St,Toronto (Union Station),Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport in Toronto. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Ottawa to Toronto.

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

If you want to get from Ottawa to Toronto, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 8 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 8 direct journeys between Ottawa and Toronto. 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 Ottawa to Toronto. 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 Toronto
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Ottawa to Toronto.

Book in advance and save

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

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.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $70.56 to $202.78 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 65% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Ottawa to Toronto

The cheapest Ottawa - Toronto train tickets can be found for as low as $96.38 if you’re lucky, or $119.08 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $157.59.

Find the best day to travel to Toronto by train

When travelling to Toronto 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 Toronto CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
24.57kg
Bus
26.33kg
Flight
70.21kg
Car
56.17kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Ottawa to Toronto by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Ottawa and Toronto are 24.57kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Ottawa and Toronto? By taking the train between Ottawa and Toronto you will save 45.64kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.76kg compared to a bus and 31.6kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Ottawa to Toronto?
A train ticket from Ottawa to Toronto is $123.41. 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 $64.77.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Ottawa to Toronto?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Ottawa to Toronto is $64.77. 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 Ottawa and Toronto by train?
Ottawa to Toronto is 351.04 km.
How long does the train between Ottawa and Toronto take?
Ottawa to Toronto is on average 4 hrs 38 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 4 hrs 10 mins.
How many train connections per day go from Ottawa to Toronto?
Ottawa to Toronto has 8 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Ottawa to Toronto leave?
The earliest train from Ottawa to Toronto departs at 5:30 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 Toronto depart?
The latest train from Ottawa to Toronto departs at 6:49 pm. 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 Ottawa to Toronto 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 $64.77 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 Ottawa to Toronto?
There are on average 8 direct connection(s) from Ottawa to go to Toronto.
What's the fastest journey time between Ottawa to Toronto by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Ottawa and Toronto is 4 hrs 10 mins.
Is there a direct train from Ottawa to Toronto?
Yes, there is a direct train between Ottawa and Toronto.
What are the CO2 emissions for Ottawa to Toronto by train?
The train journey from Ottawa to Toronto creates 24.57kg of CO2 emissions.