How to get from Albany to Ottawa

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Recommended option

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. 4028 / ...
  2. 5800 / ...

$43 - $108

7 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 19 min

  1. Adirondack
  2. VIA Rail

$75 - $204

Night bus, train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. 4038
  2. VIA Rail

$59 - $156

Drive  •  5 h 40 min

  1. 329.3 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Albany to Ogdensburg, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. ALB - OGS

$50 - $94

Fly Albany to Massena, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. ALB - MSS

$54 - $114

Fly Albany to Ottawa  •  6 h 27 min

  1. ALB - YOW

$104 - $854

Bus to Boston, fly to Ottawa  •  7 h 35 min

  1. BOS - YOW

$118 - $335

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

You can take a bus from Albany to Ottawa via Montreal, Pq and Montreal, PQ in around 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Albany to Ottawa via Montreal Central Station and Montréal in around 10 h 19 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Albany to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Albany to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Albany to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Albany to Ogdensburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Albany to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Albany to Massena
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Albany to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Prescott, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $17
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Bus from Cornwall, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Albany and Ottawa is 344 km. The road distance is 527 km.

The cheapest way to get from Albany to Ottawa is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 5 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Albany to Ottawa is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 20 min and costs $45 - $95.

No, there is no direct train from Albany to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and arriving at Ottawa via Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 19 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Albany to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Albany, Ny and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Montreal, PQ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to get from Albany to Ottawa, including transfers.