There are 5 ways to get from Ithaca to Ottawa by bus, train, 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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Bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Toronto, On 300
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON 5354 / ...

$56 - $137

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Bus, train via Niagara Falls  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls
  3. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto Lw
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa

$98 - $339

Bus, train  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Toronto
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Fallowfield

$93 - $297

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Ottawa 248.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4 h 31 min

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

$179 - $1,322

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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 Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 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 13 h 10 min and costs $55 - $140.

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It takes approximately 13 h 10 min to get from Ithaca to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ithaca, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ottawa is to bus which takes 13 h 10 min and costs $55 - $140. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $170 - $1,400 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ithaca Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 56 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: 13 h 10 min

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

You can take a bus from Ithaca to Ottawa via Toronto, On and Toronto, ON in around 13 h 10 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Ithaca to Ottawa every 2 hours.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from Ithaca to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Flights from Ithaca to Ottawa via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $260
Train from Rochester to Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Train from Toronto to Fallowfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$70 - $95
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $140
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Niagara Falls GO to Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75

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