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Duration 30h
Distance 708.6 km
Average price $165
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between New York and Ottawa takes 30h. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from New York to Ottawa. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. New York Penn Station
  2. Montréal
  3. Ottawa
14h 7m
$127 - $212

New York to Ottawa train times

Trains run six times a week between New York and Ottawa. The service departs New York at 08:15 in the morning, which arrives into Ottawa at 14:15. All services require a transfer at Montreal Central Station and take an average of 30h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Ottawa via Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 7m.

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The distance between New York and Ottawa is 538 km. The road distance is 708.6 km.

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New York to Ottawa train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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New York to Ottawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Ottawa station.

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There are 634+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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