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There are 4 ways to get from Edmonton to Ottawa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Edmonton  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Edmonton (YEG) to Ottawa (YOW) YEG - YOW

$179 - $609

3 alternative options

Bus to Calgary, fly  •  8h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Edmonton - Downtown Office to Calgary International Airport
  2. Fly from Calgary (YYC) to Ottawa (YOW) YYC - YOW

$240 - $714

Train  •  2 days 22h

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

$393 - $696

Drive  •  43h 20m

  1. Drive from Edmonton to Ottawa 2464.9 miles

$320 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Ottawa is to fly which costs $230 - $800 and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Ottawa is to fly which costs $230 - $800 and takes 6h 15m.

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The distance between Edmonton and Ottawa is 2836 km. The road distance is 3943.8 km.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Ottawa without a car is to train which takes 2 days 22h and costs $500 - $950.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m to get from Edmonton to Ottawa, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Edmonton to Ottawa is to fly which takes 6h 15m and costs $230 - $800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $500 - $950 and takes 2 days 22h.

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The quickest flight from Edmonton Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 44m.

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Ottawa is 2h ahead of Edmonton. It is currently 3:01 PM in Edmonton and 5:01 PM in Ottawa.

Yes, the driving distance between Edmonton to Ottawa is 3944 km. It takes approximately 43h 20m to drive from Edmonton to Ottawa.

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

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Map of how to get from Edmonton to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 1772.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 15m

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

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Edmonton to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edmonton to Ottawa via Edmonton and Toronto in around 2 days 22h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Calgary to Ottawa via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 17h
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
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
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