There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Ottawa by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Ottawa  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ottawa (YOW) BOS - YOW

$95 - $269

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq 3533 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON 5800 / ...

$52 - $125

4 alternative options

Fly to Montreal, train  •  5 h 39 min

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

$127 - $374

Fly to Ogdensburg, bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ogdensburg (OGS) BOS - OGS
  2. Take the bus from Prescott, ON to Ottawa, ON

$144 - $418

Bus, train  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq 3533 / ...
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa VIA Rail

$67 - $173

Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Ottawa 431.3 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Ottawa is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 7 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Ottawa is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs $95 - $270.

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The distance between Boston and Ottawa is 503 km. The road distance is 690 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Boston to Ottawa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Montreal, PQ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada flies from Boston to Ottawa 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Ottawa via Montreal, Pq and Montreal, PQ in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Boston to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Boston to Ogdensburg via Albany
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Boston to Ogdensburg via Philadelphia, Albany
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Dorval to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$55 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Prescott, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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