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There are 6 ways to get from Fort Wayne to Ottawa by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Fort Wayne (FWA) to Ottawa (YOW) FWA - YOW

$251 - $1,548

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Bus  •  18h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Detroit, MI
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toronto, On
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON

$76 - $176

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Bus, train via Windsor  •  16h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Detroit, MI
  2. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa

$153 - $292

Bus, train  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Wayne, IN to Detroit, MI
  2. Take the bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa

$117 - $236

Bus, train Amtrak  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Ft Wayne, IN to Elkhart, IN
  2. Take the train from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$123 - $379

Drive  •  11h 58m

  1. Drive from Fort Wayne to Ottawa 665.3 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Fort Wayne to Ottawa is to drive which costs $85 - $130 and takes 11h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Fort Wayne to Ottawa is to fly which costs $250 - $1,600 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort Wayne to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Coldwater Rd. at Wal-Mart Entrance and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Fort Wayne, IN, Detroit, Mi and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 34m.

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The distance between Fort Wayne and Ottawa is 562 miles. The road distance is 665.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Ottawa without a car is to bus and train which takes 17h 8m and costs $110 - $240.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Fort Wayne to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Fort Wayne to Ottawa bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from Fort Wayne, IN station.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Ottawa is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs $250 - $1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $180 and takes 18h 34m.

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There is no direct flight from Fort Wayne Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 1m and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Fort Wayne to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 561.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Fort Wayne, IN, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Fort Wayne to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort Wayne to Ottawa via Fort Wayne, IN, Detroit, MI, Detroit, Mi, and Toronto, ON in around 18h 34m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Ottawa via Detroit, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Fort Wayne to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
Flights from Fort Wayne to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Fort Wayne to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$100 - $140
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
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Elkhart Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
10h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$160 - $230
Room
$350 - $490
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
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
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between Fort Wayne to Ottawa is 665 miles. It takes approximately 11h 58m to drive from Fort Wayne to Ottawa.

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Fort Wayne Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 245+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort Wayne to Fort Wayne Airport is to taxi which takes 19m and costs $35 - $45.

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