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There are 3 ways to get from Calgary to Ottawa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  5 h 43 min

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

$201 - $661

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 days 3 h

  1. Take the bus from Calgary North Office to Edmonton - Downtown Office
  2. Take the train from Edmonton to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa

$423 - $755

Drive  •  41 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Calgary to Ottawa 2489.5 miles

$330 - $480

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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 costs $260 - $900 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The distance between Calgary and Ottawa is 2877 km. The road distance is 3983.2 km.

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The best way to get from Calgary to Ottawa without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 days 3 h and costs $550 - $1,000.

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

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The quickest flight from Calgary Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 49 min.

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Ottawa is 2 h ahead of Calgary. It is currently 3:13 PM in Calgary and 5:13 PM in Ottawa.

Yes, the driving distance between Calgary to Ottawa is 3983 km. It takes approximately 41 h 17 min to drive from Calgary to Ottawa.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Calgary Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 244+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Calgary to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 1798.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 43 min

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

Air Canada, WestJet and United Airlines fly from Calgary to Ottawa hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Saskatoon
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Edmonton to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 days 17 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$275 - $290
Economy
$310 - $440
EconomyPlus
$370 - $550
Business
$550 - $850
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Bus operators
EBus Canada
Phone
1-877-769-3287
Email
info@myebus.ca
Website
myebus.ca
Bus from Calgary North, AB to Edmonton Downtown
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
myebus.ca

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The best way to get from Calgary to Calgary Airport is to line 300 bus which takes 34 min and costs $10.

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