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There are 10 ways to get from Hartford to Ottawa by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train, bus  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$87 - $278

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Syracuse, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON 5794

$60 - $212

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Bus  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, MA to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC
  3. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON

$78 - $158

Train  •  18 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station
  4. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa

$198 - $492

Drive  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Hartford to Ottawa 438.9 miles

$55 - $85

Bus to Boston, fly to Ottawa  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ottawa (YOW) BOS - YOW

$110 - $309

Train to Newark, fly to Ottawa  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ottawa (YOW) EWR - YOW

$156 - $454

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly to Ottawa  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Ottawa (YOW) LGA - YOW

$201 - $657

Bus to Boston, fly to Massena, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Massena (MSS) BOS - MSS
  3. Take the bus from Cornwall, ON to Ottawa, ON

$94 - $287

Fly Hartford to Montreal, train  •  7 h 5 min

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

$230 - $536

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Ottawa is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 7 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to Ottawa is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $310 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hartford to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Hartford, Ct and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Springfield, Ma, N Salina St & E Willow St and Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hartford to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Hartford Amtrak and arriving at Ottawa via New Haven Union Station, New York Penn Station and Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 8 min.

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The distance between Hartford and Ottawa is 295 miles. The road distance is 438.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Ottawa without a car is to train and bus which takes 11 h 59 min and costs $85 - $280.

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It takes approximately 11 h 59 min to get from Hartford to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Hartford to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Springfield, Ma station.

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Hartford to Ottawa train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Hartford Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Ottawa is to bus which takes 12 h 6 min and costs $60 - $220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $190 - $500 and takes 18 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Hartford to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 295.3 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 59 min

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Hartford to Ottawa via Springfield, Ma, Syracuse, Ny, N Salina St & E Willow St, Regional Transportation Center, and Syracuse, NY in around 12 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hartford to Ottawa via New Haven Union Station, New York Penn Station, Montreal Central Station, and Montréal in around 18 h 8 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Hartford to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Boston to Massena
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Train operators
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 Hartford Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Train from Dorval to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$60 - $110
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
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
Bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Cornwall, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $29
Refundable
$24 - $35
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 Springfield, Ma to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Springfield, MA to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Montréal, QC
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Ottawa is 439 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to drive from Hartford to Ottawa.

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Air Canada offers flights from Boston Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 233+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Hartford Airport is to line 30 bus which takes 35 min and costs $1 - $4.

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