Trains from Ottawa to Montreal

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TodayFeb 29
from $56
TomorrowMar 1
from $46
SatMar 2
from $46
SunMar 3
from $50
MonMar 4
from $46
TueMar 5
from $42
WedMar 6
from $46
ThuMar 7
from $46

Upcoming Train Schedules

One passenger / one way

4:07PM
1h35m
5:42PM
Ottawa - VIA Rail Station
Cheapest
Montreal - Dorval - VIA Rail Station / YUL Airport
Cheapest
5:55PM
1h40m
7:35PM
Ottawa - VIA Rail Station
2nd Cheapest
Montreal - Dorval - VIA Rail Station / YUL Airport
2nd Cheapest
2:20PM
1h33m
3:53PM
Ottawa - VIA Rail Station
Fastest
Montreal - Dorval - VIA Rail Station / YUL Airport
Fastest
10:15AM
1h38m
11:53AM
Ottawa - VIA Rail Station
Montreal - Dorval - VIA Rail Station / YUL Airport
2:20PM
1h55m
4:15PM
Ottawa - VIA Rail Station
Montreal - Gare Centrale
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Train Ottawa to Montreal: Trip Overview

Train Ottawa to Montreal: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$55
Average train trip duration2h 41m
Number of daily trains18
Earliest train departure6:08 AM
Distance98 miles (157 km)
Latest train departure5:55 PM
Please note, this information is subject to change.
Reviews

Trip Reviews for Ottawa - Montreal

4.3 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a train ticket from Ottawa to Montreal

Ratings and Reviews (6901)

It was great! I had no issues with boarding the train, the staff was great and the entire experience was easy.

Jasmine N.

February 2, 2024
I enjoyed everything

Nadine U.

January 31, 2024
Very nice spacious seats and quick service…

Giantonio F.

January 30, 2024
Horrible experience very late arrival and poor customer service and communication

Sophie E.

January 28, 2024
Very horrible experience extremely poor customer service! Our train broke down in the middle of nowhere and made us late for our international flight. When I had called customer service to see a solution to make my flight I was told by agent Sophia that Via rail is not responsible and cannot guarantee arrival of destination and that no one else is complaining so I should deal with it. Will never in my life use again!

Sophie E.

January 28, 2024
Train Companies

Train Companies

According to multiple reviews, customers have expressed satisfaction with the service overall. However, some customers have mentioned small delays and questioned why passenger trains on this route don't receive higher priority. Additionally, there are complaints about the bus not sending a QR code for checking passengers in, which is different from other companies that use this system.

VIA Rail Ottawa Montreal recent customer reviews

It was great! I had no issues with boarding the train, the staff was great and the entire experience was easy.

Jasmine N.February 2, 2024

Horrible experience very late arrival and poor customer service and communication

Sophie E.January 28, 2024

Very horrible experience extremely poor customer service! Our train broke down in the middle of nowhere and made us late for our international flight. When I had called customer service to see a solution to make my flight I was told by agent Sophia that Via rail is not responsible and cannot guarantee arrival of destination and that no one else is complaining so I should deal with it. Will never in my life use again!

Sophie E.January 28, 2024
CA train company: VIA Rail Canada

Ottawa to Montreal Trains

Information on this train trip

Daily Trains18
Earliest and Latest Train Departures6:08AM - 5:55PM
Minimum Price$42
Average Ticket Price$55
Minimum Trip Duration1h33m
Average Train Trip Duration2h41m
Distance98 miles (157 km)
Train Companies on This RouteVIA Rail Canada
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Ottawa - Montreal

The average train ticket price from Ottawa to Montreal is $55. The best way to find train tickets from Ottawa to Montreal 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 Montreal is around 2h 41m, 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 Ottawa to Montreal can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 18. Some trains are direct while others have layovers. Simplify your train trip from Ottawa to Montreal by comparing and selecting the train that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

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

Once in Montreal, you can exploring the city. The top sights and things to do are Mount Royal, Laurentian Mountains, Montreal History Centre, Montreal Botanical Garden & Green Spaces, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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
02/27
$56
02/28
$56
Today
$56
03/01
$46
03/02
$46
03/03
$50
03/04
$46
03/05
$42
The cheapest trip from Ottawa to Montreal was searched and found on Mar 5, 2024 with a price of $42

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

You can expect to pay from $42 to $76 for a train ticket from Ottawa to Montreal based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $42 which is on 2024-03-05.

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 Ottawa to Montreal 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.

Whether you take a regional or high-speed train to Montreal, 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.

By choosing the train between Ottawa and Montreal, you emit up to 30 times less CO2 than for the same journey made by plane or car!

Create your own real life musical score by curating a personalized train travel playlist - the perfect accompaniment to your bus ride from Ottawa to Montreal.

Did you know?

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.

Railway companies played a major role as early as 1883 in the use of time zones as we know them today.

The first high-speed train line was inaugurated in 1964, in Japan, to connect Tokyo with Osaka. It was during the Olympics that the first passengers traveled aboard the Shinkansen at a speed of 210 km / h.

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Train from Montreal to Ottawa

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