About Train Travel
Train Travel Tips
Taking the fastest trains allows you to travel at speeds greater than 300 km/h. Taking a trip from Toronto to Ottawa is not only much quicker but more comfortable too! You can usually travel directly to the city centre and save time while you're at it.
Regional train? High-speed train? Whichever train to Ottawa you take, you’ll help reduce the environmental impact and carbon footprint of your trip. As you watch the landscapes unfold before your eyes, you can tell yourself that with this choice, you are making sure they remain protected.
The train emits up to 30x less CO2 for a trip between Toronto and Ottawa compared to the same trip made by plane or car. A truly ecological mode of transport that will allow you to easily reduce your carbon footprint.
Make a music playlist for your train ride from Toronto to Ottawa, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.
Did you know?
Railway companies played a major role as early as 1883 in the use of time zones as we know them today.
The magnetic levitation train (Maglev for short) is currently the fastest train in the world. With a speed of 603 km/ h, it is closely followed by the French high-speed train (574.8 km / h) which remains in 2020, the fastest train to date.
New York holds the record for the most platforms and track numbers in a single station. Grand Central Station in Manhattan is one of the largest rail terminals in the world with more than 44 platforms and 67 tracks to accommodate passengers.