There are 9 ways to get from Buffalo to Ottawa by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train  •  8 h 6 min

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

$80 - $244

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 300 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON 5352 / ...

$36 - $101

7 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Ottawa 338.1 miles

$45 - $65

Train to Toronto Island, fly to Ottawa  •  6 h 16 min

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

$126 - $420

Train to Toronto, fly to Ottawa  •  6 h 25 min

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

$132 - $407

Train to Toronto, fly to Kingston, train  •  8 h 25 min

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

$204 - $813

Train to Toronto Island, fly to Montreal, train  •  8 h 13 min

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

$153 - $515

Train to Toronto, fly to Montreal, train  •  8 h 17 min

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

$144 - $482

Thru-Bus to Hamilton, fly to Montreal, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Hamilton, ON
  2. Fly from Hamilton (YHM) to Montreal (YUL) YHM - YUL
  3. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$144 - $720

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Ottawa is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Ottawa is to drive which takes 5 h 51 min and costs $45 - $65.

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The distance between Buffalo and Ottawa is 378 km. The road distance is 541 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Buffalo to Ottawa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 35 min.

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

You can take a train from Buffalo to Ottawa via Niagara Falls, On, Niagara Falls, and Toronto in around 8 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Ottawa via Toronto, On and Toronto, ON in around 8 h 35 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Kingston
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Hamilton to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Toronto Island to Montreal via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Kingston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
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 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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Megabus CA
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $17
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35

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