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There are 9 ways to get from Chicago to Ottawa River by plane, car, night bus, train, bus or car ferry

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Fly Chicago O'Hare to Montreal

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Montreal (YUL)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Buffalo, NY
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station to Montreal

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Burlington, drive, night bus, travel

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Burlington (BTV)
  2. Drive from College Street at Lake Street to Plattsburgh, Ny
  3. Take the night bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Longueuil, Pq
  4. Travel from Juge-Desnoyers / face au 520 to Ottawa River

Fly Chicago Midway to Montreal

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Montreal (YUL)

Fly Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa, train

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Ottawa (YOW)
  2. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal

Fly Chicago Midway to Ottawa, train

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Ottawa (YOW)
  2. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal

Fly Chicago Midway to Albany, night bus

  1. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Albany (ALB)
  2. Take the night bus from Albany, Ny to Longueuil, Pq

Train

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady
  2. Take the train from Schenectady to Montreal Central Station

Drive, car ferry, travel

  1. Drive from Chicago to Sault Sainte Marie
  2. Take the car ferry from Sault Sainte Marie to Sugar Island
  3. Travel from Sugar Island to Ottawa River

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The cheapest way to get from Chicago to Ottawa River is to bus which costs $90 - $140 and takes 23h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago to Ottawa River is to fly which costs $120 - $470 and takes 5h 13m.

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It is approximately 1167 km to get from Chicago to Ottawa River.

The best way to get from Chicago to Ottawa River without a car is to bus which takes 23h 31m and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5h 13m to get from Chicago to Ottawa River, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chicago to Ottawa River is to fly which takes 5h 13m and costs $120 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $90 - $140 and takes 23h 31m, you could also train, which costs $120 - $180 and takes 25h 49m.

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The quickest flight from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Montreal Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 9m.

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Ottawa River is 1h ahead of Chicago. It is currently 7:22 PM in Chicago and 8:22 PM in Ottawa River.

United Airlines, American Airlines, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Chicago O'Hare Airport to Montreal Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Ottawa River. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chicago to Ottawa River.
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  • Distance: 1167.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 13m

What companies run services between Chicago, IL, USA and Ottawa River, QC, Canada?

Air Canada, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chicago to Ottawa River hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chicago to Ottawa River via Buffalo, NY, Toronto, ON, Toronto Union Station, Montreal, Station Place-d'Armes, Station Cartier, métro Cartier Quai: 10, and Juge-Desnoyers / face au 520 in around 23h 31m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,400
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ottawa via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $440
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $700
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $750
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ottawa via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Chicago Midway to Ottawa via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Burlington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Flights from Chicago Midway to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Chicago Midway to Montreal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Chicago Midway to Montreal via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Albany
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $45
Business
$90 - $105
Economy
$58 - $61
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$210 - $320
Business Seat
$230 - $330
Train from Schenectady to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Premium
$270 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Night bus from Plattsburgh, Ny to Longueuil, Pq
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
trailways.com
Night bus from Albany, Ny to Longueuil, Pq
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
trailways.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
customerservice@megabus.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto Union Station to Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Book at
megabus.ca
Ferry operators
Eupta
Website
eupta.net
Car ferry from Sault Sainte Marie to Sugar Island
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
eupta.net
Passenger & Car
$26

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The best way to get from Chicago to Chicago O'Hare Airport is to subway which takes 42 min and costs $1 - $5.

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