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YOW — YMQ
Jun 18 — Jun 251
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Tue 6/18

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VIA Rail Canada
With transfers
2h 33m
VIA Rail Canada
VIA Rail Canada
With transfers
2h 42m
VIA Rail Canada
VIA Rail Canada
With transfers
2h 33m
VIA Rail Canada
VIA Rail Canada
With transfers
2h 42m
VIA Rail Canada
VIA Rail Canada
With transfers
2h 42m
VIA Rail Canada
VIA Rail Canada
With transfers
2h 33m
VIA Rail Canada

Ottawa to Montreal train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from Ottawa to Montreal

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$64

ONE-WAY FROM

$30

AVG TRAVEL TIME

2h 03m

TRAIN COMPANIES

VIA Rail Canada, AccesRail
The best round-trip train deal from Ottawa to Montreal found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $64
The best one-way train deal from Ottawa to Montreal found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $30
Average time it takes to travel by train from Ottawa to Montreal
There are 2 train companies servicing this route: VIA Rail Canada, AccesRail

Ottawa Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Ottawa
Ottawa FallowfieldOttawa, 45.299167, -75.736667
OttawaOttawa, 45.416389, -75.651667

Montreal Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Montreal
Montreal DorvalMontreal, 45.448763, -73.741329
Montreal Saint-LambertMontreal, 45.499167, -73.507222
Montreal CentralMontreal, 45.499443, -73.565834

Book round-trip train tickets from Ottawa to Montreal

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from Ottawa to Montreal that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
VIA Rail Canada
Jul 25
6:07 amOttawa
2h 42m
8:49 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
Aug 16
3:44 pmMontreal Saint-Lambert
2h 56m
6:40 pmOttawa
VIA Rail Canada
Jul 1
6:07 amOttawa
2h 42m
8:49 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
Jul 3
8:24 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
2h 40m
11:04 amOttawa
VIA Rail Canada
Jul 1
6:07 amOttawa
2h 42m
8:49 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
Jul 3
8:24 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
2h 40m
11:04 amOttawa
VIA Rail Canada
Jun 27
6:07 amOttawa
2h 42m
8:49 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
Jul 2
8:24 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
2h 40m
11:04 amOttawa
VIA Rail Canada
Aug 11
4:05 pmOttawa
2h 33m
6:38 pmMontreal Saint-Lambert
Aug 21
8:26 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
2h 48m
11:14 amOttawa
VIA Rail Canada
Jul 14
4:05 pmOttawa
2h 33m
6:38 pmMontreal Saint-Lambert
Jul 20
6:00 pmMontreal Saint-Lambert
2h 57m
8:57 pmOttawa

Book one-way train tickets from Ottawa to Montreal

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from Ottawa to Montreal we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
VIA Rail Canada
Jul 17
4:05 pmOttawa
2h 33m
6:38 pmMontreal Saint-Lambert
VIA Rail Canada
Jul 16
6:07 amOttawa
2h 42m
8:49 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
VIA Rail Canada
Jul 16
4:05 pmOttawa
2h 33m
6:38 pmMontreal Saint-Lambert
VIA Rail Canada
Aug 15
6:07 amOttawa
2h 42m
8:49 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
VIA Rail Canada
Jul 10
6:07 amOttawa
2h 42m
8:49 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
VIA Rail Canada
Aug 10
4:05 pmOttawa
2h 33m
6:38 pmMontreal Saint-Lambert

Choose the best way to get from Ottawa to Montreal

Buses

2h 00m
$24 one-way$52 round-trip
Nonstop · from $52

Distance to downtown

CV41.2 mi

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Ottawa to Montreal Buses

Trains

1h 33m
$30 one-way$61 round-trip
Nonstop · from $611 stop · from $74

Distance to downtown

XLM2.7 mi

Flights

0h 46m
$124 one-way$301 round-trip
1 stop · from $162

Distance to downtown

YUL9.4 mi

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Ottawa to Montreal Flights


FAQs for booking trains from Ottawa to Montreal

What train stations are used when traveling from Ottawa to Montreal?

For trains from Ottawa to Montreal, you will find several options for the stations you can use. Usually, the train ride from Ottawa to Montreal takes 1h 35min. For departures out of Ottawa, you could use the Ottawa Train Station. The station is well-staffed, and this is where you can book train tickets. It also includes a checkroom and checked baggage service, and there’s a café, free Wi-Fi, and an ATM. From Ottawa, passengers arrive at Montreal Gare Central or the Montreal-Dorval Train Station. The Montreal Gare Central station offers different amenities, including disabled access, bicycle facilities, and parking. This is the ideal station if you want to access downtown Montreal. Note that some of the stations may be served by one travel provider, so you might not have direct connections between all the stations. Plan your journey accordingly.

What luggage is allowed on Ottawa to Montreal trains?

When you use VIA, understand that there are different baggage requirements. You’re allowed to carry two large, checked items on Ottawa to Montreal trains. The maximum weight for each of the items cannot exceed 23 kg (50 lbs), and the allowed linear dimensions cannot exceed 158 cm (62 in) per item. If you have a baby aged two or younger sitting on your lap, you’re entitled to a carry-on baggage allowance, while if you’re using an infant seat, you can access a checked baggage allowance. In this case, checked baggage includes backpacks, suitcases, sporting goods, and musical instruments. Items that weigh over 32 kg (70 lbs) or measure over 180 cm (71 in) are not allowed on the train, unless they’re outdoor equipment like canoes, skis, bicycles, etc. For some of these items, you need 48 hours’ notice. If you paid for extra baggage on trains to Montreal from Ottawa, you’re not subjected to surcharges for oversized or overweight items.

Are pets allowed on the train from Ottawa to Montreal?

VIA Rail Canada allows you to travel with your cat or dog on all trains to Montreal from Ottawa as long as the pets are small enough to fit in a carrier. This policy is not applicable to support and service dogs. The animal must be comfortable and not impede the comfort of other passengers. Throughout the journey, you’re responsible for ensuring the pet does not disturb other people. You need to reserve a spot for your pet after purchasing your ticket at least two days before departure. It’s also recommended to advise VIA Rail Canada in advance because space is limited. The overall weight of the dog and carrier must not exceed 10 kg (22 lbs). When in the stations, your pet must have a muzzle on and stay on a leash for safety reasons. Note that VIA Rail may refuse to transport an animal if they deem it out of control or if it’s a threat to the safety or health of others.

Do VIA Rail Canada trains from Ottawa to Montreal have Wi-Fi?

Traveling on VIA Rail, you can use the complimentary Wi-Fi service. The connection is available at the business station lounges and other stations in Quebec City. The internet connection is good enough if you want to browse the internet, including accessing your email and social media. VIA Rail restricts usage of Wi-Fi that includes excess bandwidth, so you cannot download big files on the connection. After downloading 200MB, the speed is reduced to 1 Mbps. If you want to use video conference services, wear earphones and be respectful of other passengers. To connect to the Wi-Fi on Ottawa to Montreal trains, activate your device’s Wi-Fi and connect to “VIA_WiFi_VIDEO.” Select “VIA_Station” and launch a web browser. Accept the terms and conditions and enjoy.

How much does a train ticket from Ottawa to Montreal cost?

If you need a train from Ottawa to Montreal for this week you can find options from $31 one-way.

How long is the train ride from Ottawa to Montreal?

Arrive at your destination quickly by taking a 1h 40m train from Ottawa to Montreal. Travel time typically varies by up to 0h 23m, depending on your train details. Consider AccesRail for the quickest available option to your destination.

Which train companies operate between Ottawa to Montreal?

VIA Rail Canada and AccesRail are viable options. Check times and availability for VIA Rail Canada, as it was recently the cheapest train available traveling from Ottawa to Montreal from $64 round-trip.

How far is Ottawa to Montreal by train?

A train from Ottawa to Montreal will travel much more than the 103.4 mi distance between them. The actual distance depends on the route taken, and stops along the way. The train takes 1h 40m, typically.

Is a train the fastest way to get from Ottawa to Montreal?

Based on just travel duration our users have found a bus from Ottawa to Montreal to be the fastest option to their destination at just 2h 00m. If travel time is less of a concern you may want to look into booking some alternative forms of transportation like a flight from Ottawa to Montreal or a train from Ottawa to Montreal.

Is a train the cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Montreal?

Taking a bus to your destination is the cheapest option we’ve found in the past few days. The cheapest price we’ve found for this option is $52, making it less expensive than a flight from Ottawa to Montreal and cheaper than a train from Ottawa to Montreal.


VIA Rail Canada trains from Ottawa to Montreal

Our best VIA Rail Canada deals on Ottawa to Montreal train tickets
VIA Rail Canada
Jul 25
XDS6:07 amOttawa
2h 42m
XLM8:49 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
Aug 16
XLM3:44 pmMontreal Saint-Lambert
2h 56m
XDS6:40 pmOttawa
VIA Rail Canada
Jul 1
XDS6:07 amOttawa
2h 42m
XLM8:49 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
Jul 3
XLM8:24 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
2h 40m
XDS11:04 amOttawa
VIA Rail Canada
Jul 1
XDS6:07 amOttawa
2h 42m
XLM8:49 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
Jul 3
XLM8:24 amMontreal Saint-Lambert
2h 40m
XDS11:04 amOttawa

Popular train routes to Montreal

Most frequently searched train routes to Montreal, along with the cheapest price and shortest travel time.
Trains to Montreal from Toronto
Fastest travel time4h 11m
Cheapest price$81
Trains to Montreal from New York
Fastest travel time11h 23m
Cheapest price$122
Trains to Montreal from Halifax
Fastest travel time21h 34m
Cheapest price$237

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Trains from Ottawa to Toronto
Fastest travel time3h 30m
Cheapest price$82

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