Toronto-Ottawa train – Train or flight?

Flying from Toronto to Ottawa? The train is a better option.

Why waste productive time travelling by plane or car between Toronto and Ottawa? VIA Rail offers an efficient and economical solution.

Total travel time vs productive travel time/ Toronto - Ottawa

 
Average travel time: 4 h 22 m
 
 
 
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Productive time: 4 h 22 m
 
Average travel time: 1 h 03 m (on flight) + 3h (travel time to/from airport, security, long queue) = 4 h 03 m
 
 
 
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Productive time: 1 h 03 m
453 km*
Total travel time: 4 h 18 m + 30 m for traffic = 4 h 48 min
 
 
 
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Productive time: 0 h 00 m
*Car distance based on one-way trip according to Google Maps.
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    Productive time
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Help reduce air pollution and GHG emissions by choosing VIA!

The train offers a clear advantage over the car and plane.

Emissions Co2 / Toronto- Ottawa > 276 KM

 
 

14.34 kg/seat

 
 

28.06 kg/seat

 
 

77 kg


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