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Trip Reviews for Ottawa - Toronto
4.3 out of 5 stars
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The staff were very friendly there was no issues with crew on board. The light meal that I purchased was tasty but a little pricey.. 12$ for a handful of veggies/crackers. The wifi was extremely slow & there was no option to even pay for a premium which could allow for faster wifi. The washroom was absolutely repulsive, it smelt so awful I almost threw up. There was urine all over the seats/walls/floor. Toilet paper was scattered on the floor it was pretty disgusting.
I had a very good experience. Left on time. Car was perfectly clean and comfortable. Service was immaculate in Business Class. The staff were constantly moving about and serving with a smile. The food and drink choices were good and tasty. Beats airlines in every way. Definitely will only travel Via between Ottawa-Montreal-Toronto.
Lots of leg room but seats very uncomfortable. Woman next to me had tray collapse and spill her hot tea on her leg. Tray ended up duct taped to seat as it could not go back up. Staff awesome but way to be neglectful l.
We travelled from Ottawa to Toronto leaving June 24 at 10:45 from fsllowfield station. We took business class to try and make sure we had a peaceful trip. There was a group of 12 guys in businesses class on the same trip that were very loud and obnoxious. They were asked to keep it quiet once, but never really did. The staff on our trip were very pleasant and helpful.
Quite possibly the WORST experience on a train I have ever had. The train hit a fallen tree on the tracks and was unable to continue in its destination to Toronto. The staff were great, however their timing to transfer passengers off the broken train and onto a new train was over 6 hours. They were still making people pay for food after sitting on the stopped train for over 3 hours. At the 6 hour mark they offered passengers pizza. While that is a nice gesture, I am lactose intolerant and was given a small package of nuts & raisins as a dairy-free meal. The train that we were transferred onto should be retired in a museum. It was a time warp into the 70’s. I’ve seen couches tossed outside in the rain for days in better shape than the seats we had to sit in. The pull-out tray attached to the chair was broken. We departed Ottawa at 2:32pm and did not arrive into Toronto until after 1am. By far the worst experience on a train.
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Frequently asked questions on the trip Ottawa - Toronto
The average train ticket price from Ottawa to Toronto is $126. The best way to find cheap train tickets from Ottawa to Toronto is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!
A train trip between Ottawa and Toronto is around 4h 26m, although the fastest train will take about 3h 32m. This is the time it takes to travel the 352 km that separates the two cities.
The number of trains from Ottawa to Toronto can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 20. Some trains are direct while others include transferring trains. Simplify your train trip from Ottawa to Toronto by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.
When taking the train from Ottawa to Toronto, you can travel comfortably and safely with VIA Rail Canada.
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The cheapest trip from Ottawa to Toronto was searched and found on Sept 30, 2023 with a price of CA$83
To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your train tickets from Ottawa to Toronto, as early as possible.
You can expect to pay from CA$83 to CA$198 for a train ticket from Ottawa to Toronto based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at CA$83 which is on 2023-09-30.
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One of the deepest train stations in the world is in Kiev. Located at a depth of 105 m, it was designed in this way to serve as a shelter in the event of an attack. The second deepest station is in China. Badaling station is located 60 m under the Great Wall of China!
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