Trains from Montreal to Ottawa

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TodayApr 14
TomorrowApr 15
from $45
TueApr 16
from $45
WedApr 17
from $41
ThuApr 18
from $38
FriApr 19
from $38
SatApr 20
from $45
SunApr 21
from $45

Trains leaving tomorrow

One passenger / one way

6:20AM
2h
8:20AM
Montreal - Gare Centrale
Cheapest
Ottawa - VIA Rail Station
Cheapest
11:54AM
2h13m
2:07PM
Montreal - Gare Centrale
2nd Cheapest
Ottawa - VIA Rail Station
2nd Cheapest
7:24PM
1h33m
8:57PM
Montreal - Dorval - VIA Rail Station / YUL Airport
Fastest
Ottawa - VIA Rail Station
Fastest
6:20AM
3h35m
9:55AM
Montreal - Gare Centrale
Ottawa - Fallowfield, ON
6:20AM
3h35m
9:55AM
Montreal - Gare Centrale
Ottawa - Fallowfield, ON
Train Montreal to Ottawa: Trip Overview

Train Montreal to Ottawa: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$43
Average train trip duration2h 13m
Number of daily trains16
Earliest train departure6:20 AM
Distance107 miles (171 km)
Latest train departure7:24 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change.
Train Companies

Train Companies

According to multiple reviews, customers have mentioned that the train was late. However, other than that issue, there were no problems reported.

VIA Rail Montreal Ottawa recent customer reviews

I liked the services, the people we’re nice, polite and the seats was really comfortable !

Celia B.March 27, 2024

Everything went smooth. Seats were extremely comfortable and roomy. Great experience

Roy S.March 11, 2024

Train was running 2 hours late and didn’t notify passengers should email travellers

Ramandeep K.December 5, 2023
CA train company: VIA Rail Canada

Montreal to Ottawa Trains

Information on this train trip

Daily Trains16
Earliest and Latest Train Departures6:20AM - 7:24PM
Minimum Price$38
Average Ticket Price$43
Minimum Trip Duration1h33m
Average Train Trip Duration2h13m
Distance107 miles (171 km)
Train Companies on This RouteVIA Rail Canada
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Montreal - Ottawa

The average train ticket price from Montreal to Ottawa is $43. The best way to find train tickets from Montreal to Ottawa 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 Montreal and Ottawa is around 2h 13m, although the fastest train will take about 1h 33m. This is the time it takes to travel the 103 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of trains from Montreal to Ottawa can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 16. Some trains are direct while others have layovers. Simplify your train trip from Montreal to Ottawa by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

When taking the train from Montreal to Ottawa, you can travel comfortably and safely with VIA Rail Canada.

Trains traveling between Montreal and Ottawa leave from Gare Centrale or Montréal-Trudeau International Airport and arrive at VIA Rail Station.

Find cheapest prices for trains

Find cheapest prices for trains

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
04/12
$32
04/13
$32
Today
$32
04/15
$32
04/16
$32
04/17
$32
04/18
$32
04/19
$32
The cheapest trip from Montreal to Ottawa was searched and found on Apr 12, 2024 with a price of $32

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your train tickets from Montreal to Ottawa, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $32 to $57 for a train ticket from Montreal to Ottawa based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $32 which is on 2024-04-16.

About Train Travel

Train Travel Tips

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Whether you take a regional or high-speed train to Ottawa, 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 Montreal 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 Montreal to Ottawa, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

The longest train journey in the world is between Europe and Asia. This long journey starts from Porto in Portugal and crosses the whole European continent to reach Hanoi in Vietnam in 12 days while traveling more than 17,000 km.

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.

You can find the straightest railway in the world in Australia. This railway line is 478 kilometres long and is also considered the longest and straightest railway line in the world.

Will you be returning to Montreal by train?

Train from Ottawa to Montreal

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