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There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Quebec by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Québec VIA Rail

$70 - $130

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Fly from Ottawa Gatineau, line 80 bus  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Ottawa Gatineau (YND) to Quebec (YQB) YND - YQB
  2. Take the line 80 bus from T. Les Saules to Caron

$42 - $287

5 alternative options

Bus Orleans Express  •  6h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ Ottawa
  2. Take the bus from Montréal to Québec Montréal - Québec

$46 - $86

Bus Intercar  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ Ottawa
  2. Take the bus from Montreal to Quebec Montréal

$51 - $96

Drive  •  5h 2m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Quebec 278 miles

$35 - $55

Fly from Ottawa, line 80 bus  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Quebec (YQB) YOW - YQB
  2. Take the line 80 bus from T. Les Saules to Caron

$117 - $467

Train to Montreal, fly  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Quebec (YQB) YUL - YQB

$172 - $455

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Quebec is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 5h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Quebec is to fly and line 80 bus which costs $50 - $380 and takes 3h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Quebec. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Québec via Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ottawa and arriving at Québec. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 39m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Quebec is 379 km. The road distance is 444.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Quebec without a car is to train which takes 5h 39m and costs $90 - $170.

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The train from Ottawa to Québec takes 5h 39m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Ottawa to Quebec bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ottawa, ON station.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Quebec is to train which takes 5h 39m and costs $90 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $120 and takes 6h 27m.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Quebec.
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  • Distance: 236.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Quebec, QC, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Quebec 4 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $130 and the journey takes 5h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Quebec via Montréal in around 6h 27m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Quebec
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Ottawa to Quebec via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Provincial
Website
provincialaerospace.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Sky Jet
Flights from Ottawa Gatineau to Quebec
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Air Inuit
Website
airinuit.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Quebec
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $3,800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Québec
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Quebec Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 11m.

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Ottawa to Quebec bus services, operated by Orleans Express, arrive at Québec station.

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Ottawa to Quebec train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Québec station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Quebec is 445 km. It takes approximately 5h 2m to drive from Ottawa to Quebec.

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Air Canada offers flights from Ottawa Airport to Quebec Airport.

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There are 429+ hotels available in Quebec. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19m and costs $4.

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