There are 5 ways to get from Halifax 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.

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Fly to Ottawa  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YHZ - YOW

$115 - $215

4 alternative options

Fly to Montreal, train  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Halifax (YHZ) to Montreal (YUL) YHZ - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$142 - $370

Bus  •  20 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel to Moncton, NB 101
  2. Take the bus from Moncton, NB to Rivière-du-Loup, PQ 700
  3. Take the bus from Rivière-du-Loup to Montréal
  4. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON

$161 - $247

Train  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Halifax to Montréal VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa VIA Rail

$128 - $427

Drive  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Halifax to Ottawa 897.6 miles

$110 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Halifax to Ottawa is to fly which costs $150 - $290 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Halifax to Ottawa is to fly which takes 3 h 39 min and costs $150 - $290.

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The distance between Halifax and Ottawa is 956 km. The road distance is 1436 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Halifax to Ottawa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Halifax to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Moncton, NB, Rivière-du-Loup and Montreal, PQ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Halifax to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Halifax and arriving at Ottawa via Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Halifax, NS, Canada and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, WestJet and Porter Airlines fly from Halifax to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Halifax to Ottawa via Moncton, NB, Rivière-du-Loup, PQ, Rivière-du-Loup, Montréal, and Montreal, PQ in around 20 h 5 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Halifax to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $360
Flights from Halifax to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Halifax to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Halifax to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Halifax to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Flights from Halifax to Montreal via Moncton
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Halifax to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $420
Flights from Halifax to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
$27 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$55 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Halifax to Montréal
Ave. Duration
22 h 3 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$100 - $140
Economy
$180 - $250
Economy Plus
$250 - $350
Business
$260 - $370
Business Plus/Sleeper
$470 - $650
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Maritimebus
Phone
+1 800-575-1807
Website
maritimebus.com
Bus from Marriott Harbourfront Hotel to Moncton, NB
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Bus from Moncton, NB to Rivière-du-Loup, PQ
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
maritimebus.com
Book at
maritimebus.betterez.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50

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