There are 9 ways to get from Los Angeles 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.

Recommended option

Fly Los Angeles to Ottawa  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Ottawa (YOW) LAX - YOW

$182 - $323

8 alternative options

Fly Los Angeles to Montreal, train  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Montreal (YUL) LAX - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$230 - $498

Fly Burbank to Ottawa  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Ottawa (YOW) BUR - YOW

$420 - $912

Fly Los Angeles to Kingston, train  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kingston (YGK) LAX - YGK
  2. Take the train from Kingston to Ottawa

$315 - $1,520

Train via Detroit Amtrak  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Windsor to Toronto
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa

$412 - $1,230

Train  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto
  4. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa

$426 - $1,278

Bus  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212
  4. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 300
  5. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON

$292 - $747

Bus via Chicago, Il  •  2 days 22 h

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON

$276 - $695

Drive  •  44 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Ottawa 2814.9 miles

$370 - $550

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Detroit Amtrak, Windsor, and Toronto in around 2 days 10 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via San Francisco, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via San Francisco, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,800
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via San Francisco, Montreal
Ave. Duration
11 h 42 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via Denver, Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via Denver, Toronto
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,700
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via Las Vegas, Montreal
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Los Angeles to Kingston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Kingston via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Kingston via Phoenix, Toronto
Ave. Duration
10 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Boston
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via San Francisco, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
10 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via Denver, Newark
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via Denver, Boston
Ave. Duration
14 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via Denver, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
17 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Burbank to Ottawa via Salt Lake City, Detroit
Ave. Duration
11 h 34 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Los Angeles to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
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
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Kingston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
Train from Windsor to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $150
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Detroit Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Room
$230 - $320
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $350
Flexible
$410 - $550
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$200 - $330
Flexible
$390 - $550
Megabus CA
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
4 h 50 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
Bus from Chicago, IL to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
11 h 33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $70
Online Fare
$60 - $95
Standard Fare
$80 - $120
Refundable
$90 - $130

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Los Angeles to Ottawa?

The distance between Los Angeles and Ottawa is 3800 km. The road distance is 4504 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Ottawa?

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Ottawa is to fly which costs $180 - $330 and takes 9 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Los Angeles to Ottawa?

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Ottawa is to fly which takes 9 h 54 min and costs $180 - $330.

Is there a direct train between Los Angeles and Ottawa?

No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Ottawa via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Buffalo and Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 16 h.

Is there a direct bus between Los Angeles and Ottawa?

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Columbus, Oh, Cleveland, Oh, Buffalo, Ny and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 17 h.

How long does it take to get from Los Angeles to Ottawa?

It takes approximately 9 h 54 min to get from Los Angeles to Ottawa, including transfers.