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There are 3 ways to get from Ithaca to Ottawa by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON 5794

$38 - $144

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Ottawa 248.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Ottawa (YOW) ITH - YOW

$209 - $1,422

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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Ottawa is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Ottawa is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Ottawa is 210 miles. The road distance is 248.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ottawa without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $35 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to get from Ithaca to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Ottawa bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Ithaca, NY station.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ottawa is to bus which takes 6 h 5 min and costs $35 - $150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $1,500 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ithaca Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 210.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 5 min

What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Ithaca to Ottawa via Syracuse, NY in around 6 h 5 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and three other airlines fly from Ithaca to Ottawa every 3 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Ithaca to Ottawa via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Flights from Ithaca to Ottawa via Detroit, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $25
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trailwaysny.com
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Ottawa is 249 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from Ithaca to Ottawa.

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WestJet, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Ithaca Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ithaca Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $16 - $19.

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