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Duration 11h 10m
Distance 284.6 miles
Average price $114
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Ottawa and Albany takes 11h 10m. There is at least one train per day from Ottawa to Albany. 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. Ottawa
  2. Montreal Central Station
  3. Albany
10h 16m
$85 - $148

Ottawa to Albany train times

Trains run once daily between Ottawa and Albany. The service departs Ottawa at 06:30 in the morning, which arrives into Albany at 17:40. All services require a transfer at Montréal and take an average of 11h 10m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Albany station. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station via Montreal Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 16m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Albany is 215 miles. The road distance is 284.6 miles.

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Ottawa to Albany train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Ottawa station.

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Ottawa to Albany train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station.

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There are 108+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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