There are 5 ways to get from Edmonton 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  •  6 h 54 min

  1. YEG - YOW

$179 - $609

4 alternative options

Fly to Montreal, train  •  8 h 47 min

  1. YEG - YUL

$217 - $694

Train  •  2 days 13 h

  1. VIA Rail
  2. VIA Rail

$261 - $969

Bus  •  2 days 15 h

$248 - $552

Drive  •  43 h 20 min

  1. 2464.9 miles

$320 - $480

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

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Edmonton to Ottawa every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edmonton to Ottawa via Edmonton and Toronto in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Edmonton to Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Edmonton to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Edmonton to Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Edmonton to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Edmonton to Montreal via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Edmonton to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$210 - $300
Economy
$410 - $550
Economy Plus
$550 - $800
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
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $250
Online Fare
$240 - $320
Standard Fare
$290 - $420
Refundable
$310 - $450
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Edmonton and Ottawa is 2836 km. The road distance is 3944 km.

The cheapest way to get from Edmonton to Ottawa is to fly which costs $230 - $800 and takes 6 h 54 min.

The quickest way to get from Edmonton to Ottawa is to fly which takes 6 h 54 min and costs $230 - $800.

No, there is no direct bus from Edmonton to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Edmonton - Downtown Office and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Sb 1 St Sw @ 10 Av Sw, Calgary, AB and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Edmonton to Ottawa, including transfers.