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There are 10 ways to get from Houston to Ottawa by plane, bus, train, night 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  •  8h 29m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Ottawa (YOW) IAH - YOW

$306 - $1,709

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  45h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Houston Amtrak Station to Longview Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Longview Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON

$208 - $349

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Fly to Ogdensburg, bus  •  10h 2m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Ogdensburg (OGS) IAH - OGS
  2. Take the bus from Prescott, ON to Ottawa, ON

$326 - $1,337

Fly to Montreal, train  •  9h 19m

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

$341 - $1,629

Fly to Kingston, train  •  11h 31m

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Kingston (YGK) IAH - YGK
  2. Take the train from Kingston to Ottawa

$398 - $2,045

Night bus, train, bus  •  43h 12m

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to Longview, Tx
  2. Take the train from Longview Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  4. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$265 - $517

Bus  •  45h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON

$249 - $403

Train, bus  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  4. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON

$316 - $571

Train  •  2 days 7h

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal 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

$360 - $546

Drive  •  31h 29m

  1. Drive from Houston to Ottawa 1831.3 miles

$310 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Ottawa is to bus and train which costs $150 - $270 and takes 45h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Ottawa is to fly which costs $230 - $1,400 and takes 8h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Dallas, Tx, Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Houston station to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak Station and arriving at Ottawa via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, New York Penn Station and Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7h.

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The distance between Houston and Ottawa is 1527 miles. The road distance is 1831.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Ottawa without a car is to night bus and train and bus which takes 43h 12m and costs $200 - $400.

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It takes approximately 8h 29m to get from Houston to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Houston to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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Houston to Ottawa train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Ottawa is to fly which takes 8h 29m and costs $230 - $1,400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $190 - $310 and takes 45h 25m, you could also train, which costs $270 - $420 and takes 2 days 7h.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 1526.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 29m

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Houston to Ottawa every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Ottawa via Dallas, Tx, Detroit, Mi, Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street, Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street, and Toronto, ON in around 45h 25m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Houston to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Houston to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
Flights from Houston to Ottawa via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,900
Flights from Houston to Ottawa via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Houston to Ogdensburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Ogdensburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Ogdensburg via Jackson/Vicksburg, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Ogdensburg via Des Moines, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 8m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Ogdensburg via Tulsa, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Ogdensburg via St. Louis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 28m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Ogdensburg via Indianapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Ogdensburg via San Antonio, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 33m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Flights from Houston to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Flights from Houston to Montreal via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Houston to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $2,400
Flights from Houston to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $2,500
Flights from Houston to Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Kingston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,300
Flights from Houston to Kingston via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,000
Flights from Houston to Kingston via New Orleans, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $2,000
Flights from Houston to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Flights from Houston to Montreal via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Houston to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Houston to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,800
Flights from Houston to Montreal via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Montreal via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Dorval to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$85 - $120
Train from Kingston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $65
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$90 - $130
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$150 - $220
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$85 - $130
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 Longview Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Premium
$400 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$230 - $340
Business Seat
$250 - $350
Train from Chicago Union Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$360 - $500
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $280
Business Seat
$200 - $280
Train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
29h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$170 - $240
Premium
$500 - $700
Flexi Coach Seat
$350 - $550
Business Seat
$380 - $550
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$280 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Seat
$100 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
10h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$300 - $420
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Prescott, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$13 - $19
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Standard Fare
$26 - $30
Refundable
$36 - $39
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$26 - $160
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$55 - $80
Online Fare
$26 - $40
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $50
Standard Fare
$46 - $52
Refundable
$58 - $62
Bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$60 - $85
Online Fare
$30 - $45
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $60
Standard Fare
$55 - $65
Refundable
$68 - $73
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
Bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$80 - $120
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$100 - $115
Refundable
$115 - $130
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
Night bus from Houston, Tx to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$70 - $100
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
27h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$150 - $220
Flexible
$230 - $330
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $55
Flexible
$70 - $100
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Houston Amtrak Station to Longview Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com

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There is no direct flight from Houston Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 6m and has one stopover.

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

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Ottawa is 1h ahead of Houston. It is currently 7:44 PM in Houston and 8:44 PM in Ottawa.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Ottawa is 1831 miles. It takes approximately 31h 29m to drive from Houston to Ottawa.

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American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada and United Airlines offer flights from Houston Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 282+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $99 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Airport is to line 102 bus which takes 49m and costs $1 - $4.

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