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Duration 2 days 3h
Distance 430 miles
Average price $162
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The train between Ottawa and Boston takes 2 days 3h. The train runs, on average, 5 times per week from Ottawa to Boston. 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-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  4. Boston
16h 11m
$122 - $208

Ottawa to Boston train times

Trains run five times a week between Ottawa and Boston. The service departs Ottawa at 16:10 in the afternoon, which arrives into Boston at 20:00. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2 days 3h. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Boston South Station via Montreal Central Station and Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 11m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Boston is 315 miles. The road distance is 430 miles.

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

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Ottawa to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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There are 2138+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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