There are 7 ways to get from Cleveland to Ottawa by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Ottawa (YOW) CLE - YOW

$156 - $1,106

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 300
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON

$61 - $162

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON 5794

$77 - $264

Bus via Syracuse, NY  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$73 - $242

Train  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa

$115 - $335

Train via Fallowfield  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Fallowfield

$118 - $338

Drive  •  9 h

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Ottawa 523.4 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Ottawa is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 9 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Ottawa is to fly which costs $150 - $1,200 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Buffalo, NY and Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cleveland to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Cleveland Amtrak and arriving at Ottawa via Buffalo and Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 5 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Ottawa is 407 miles. The road distance is 523.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Ottawa without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 52 min and costs $75 - $270.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Cleveland to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Cleveland to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cleveland, Oh station.

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Cleveland to Ottawa train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Cleveland Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Ottawa is to fly which takes 5 h 54 min and costs $150 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $250 and takes 11 h 38 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $340 and takes 13 h 5 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cleveland Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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Cleveland to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Ottawa, ON station.

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  • Distance: 406.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, Delta and three other airlines fly from Cleveland to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cleveland to Ottawa via Buffalo, Ny, Buffalo, NY, and Syracuse, NY in around 11 h 38 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Ottawa via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Cleveland to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from Cleveland to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Train operators
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 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
$190 - $270
Train from Toronto to Fallowfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $35
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Bus from Buffalo to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $55
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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