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

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Bus to Toronto, fly  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Guelph, ON - 79 Carden Street to Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YYZ - YOW

$125 - $421

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Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Guelph, ON - 79 Carden Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street 5600 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON 5354 / ...

$42 - $93

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Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  4h 31m

  1. Take the train from Guelph Central GO to Union Station
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YTZ - YOW

$128 - $527

Train to London, fly  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Guelph to London
  2. Fly from London (YXU) to Ottawa (YOW) YXU - YOW

$193 - $566

Train  •  7h 13m

  1. Take the train from Guelph Central GO to Union Station Ki / ...
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa VIA Rail

$101 - $269

Drive  •  5h 55m

  1. Drive from Guelph to Ottawa 328.9 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Guelph to Ottawa is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Guelph to Ottawa is to bus and fly which costs $120 - $430 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guelph to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Guelph, ON - 79 Carden Street and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Guelph to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Guelph Central GO and arriving at Ottawa via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 13m.

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The distance between Guelph and Ottawa is 417 km. The road distance is 526.2 km.

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The best way to get from Guelph to Ottawa without a car is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Guelph to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Guelph to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Guelph, ON - 79 Carden Street station.

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Guelph to Ottawa train services, operated by GO Transit, depart from Guelph Central GO station.

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The best way to get from Guelph to Ottawa is to train which takes 7h 13m and costs $100 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $95 and takes 7h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Guelph to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 260.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

What companies run services between Guelph, ON, Canada and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

You can take a train from Guelph to Ottawa via Union Station and Toronto in around 7h 13m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guelph to Ottawa via Toronto, ON in around 7h 45m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from London to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from London to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from London to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from London to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
GO Transit
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Guelph to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$21 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Train from Guelph to London
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $170
Business
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Guelph, ON - 79 Carden Street to Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $27
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$40 - $65
Online Fare
$11 - $16
Advanced Purchase
$19 - $27
Standard Fare
$23 - $26
Refundable
$32 - $35
Bus from Guelph, ON - 79 Carden Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $29
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$12 - $17
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $29
Standard Fare
$24 - $29
Refundable
$34 - $37
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$60 - $85
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Standard Fare
$55 - $65
Refundable
$69 - $74

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Guelph to Ottawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Ottawa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guelph to Ottawa is 526 km. It takes approximately 5h 55m to drive from Guelph to Ottawa.

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

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There are 281+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $99 CAD per night.

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