There are 11 ways to get from Ottawa to New York by plane, subway, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Ottawa to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YOW - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$108 - $423

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Bus Trailways New York  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ 5803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal

$71 - $125

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Fly Ottawa to Newark  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Newark (EWR) YOW - EWR

$130 - $370

Fly Ottawa to New York JFK  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to New York JFK (JFK) YOW - JFK

$170 - $712

Train to Montreal, fly to New York La Guardia  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YUL - LGA

$121 - $355

Train to Montreal, fly to Newark  •  6 h

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

$143 - $382

Fly Ottawa to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Philadelphia (PHL) YOW - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station

$275 - $640

Train  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station Adirondack

$89 - $256

Bus via S State St & E Jefferson St  •  20 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY 5355-5365-0311 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to New York, Ny 207 / ...

$78 - $197

Bus, train  •  21 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY 5355-5365-0311 / ...
  2. Take the train from Syracuse to New York VIA Rail / ...

$90 - $267

Drive  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to New York 442.9 miles

$55 - $85

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to New York. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal via Montreal, QC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to New York station. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at New York Penn Station via Montreal Central Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 26 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and New York is 538 km. The road distance is 708.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to New York without a car is to bus which takes 11 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Ottawa to New York, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to New York is to fly which takes 4 h 28 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h, you could also train, which costs and takes 13 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 32 min.

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Ottawa to New York bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to New York.
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  • Distance: 336.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and New York, NY, USA?

Air Canada, United Airlines and Porter Airlines fly from Ottawa to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to New York via Montreal, PQ and Montreal, QC in around 11 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Philadelphia, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
$55 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Syracuse to New York
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $150
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $280
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
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
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 Syracuse, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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Ottawa to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to New York is 709 km. It takes approximately 7 h 51 min to drive from Ottawa to New York.

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Delta, WestJet, United Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1801+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $116 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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