There are 5 ways to get from Calgary 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  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Ottawa (YOW) YYC - YOW

$201 - $661

4 alternative options

Fly to Montreal, train  •  7 h 45 min

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

$229 - $746

Bus  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Sudbury, ON - 1663 Kingsway 5150
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury to Ottawa Ontc

$226 - $457

Bus, train  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Edmonton
  2. Take the train from Edmonton to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa

$276 - $951

Drive  •  41 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Ottawa 2489.5 miles

$330 - $480

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Calgary to Ottawa is to fly which costs $260 - $900 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calgary to Ottawa is to fly which takes 5 h 43 min and costs $260 - $900.

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The distance between Calgary and Ottawa is 2877 km. The road distance is 3983 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 43 min to get from Calgary to Ottawa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calgary to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Calgary, AB and arriving at Ottawa via Sudbury. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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What companies run services between Calgary, AB, Canada and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and United Airlines fly from Calgary to Ottawa every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Calgary to Ottawa via Sudbury, ON - 1663 Kingsway and Sudbury in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Calgary to Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Montreal via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Calgary to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Montreal via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Calgary to Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $12,000
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
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$55 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Edmonton to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$210 - $300
Economy
$400 - $550
Economy Plus
$550 - $750
Business
$600 - $850
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,000 - $1,500
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
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Sudbury, ON - 1663 Kingsway
Ave. Duration
47 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$150 - $220
Online Fare
$210 - $290
Standard Fare
$260 - $370
Refundable
$280 - $400
Bus from Calgary, AB to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$25 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Sudbury to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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Ontario Northland

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