There are 8 ways to get from Ottawa to Niagara Falls by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Toronto, ON  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON 4 stops / ...

$39 - $151

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Bus  •  12 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Buffalo 5355-5365-0311

$36 - $118

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Train  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls VIA Rail / ...

$56 - $219

Drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Niagara Falls 350.9 miles

$45 - $70

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$102 - $401

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$108 - $388

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$136 - $543

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YUL - YTZ
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$130 - $492

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Niagara Falls, ON via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Niagara Falls via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 17 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Niagara Falls is 371 km. The road distance is 561.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 7 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h to get from Ottawa to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 7 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Ottawa to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at Niagara Falls, ON station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 232.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Niagara Falls via Toronto, ON in around 7 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Niagara Falls via Toronto in around 7 h 17 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Toronto, ON to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $50
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$55 - $85
Refundable
$60 - $90
Megabus Canada
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toronto, On to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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Ottawa to Niagara Falls train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Niagara Falls station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Niagara Falls is 561 km. It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to drive from Ottawa to Niagara Falls.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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There are 472+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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

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