There are 7 ways to get from Maine to Ottawa by train, bus, night 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.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Transportation Center Amtrak to Haverhill Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Manchester, Nh to White River Jct, Vt
  3. Take the bus from White River Jct, Vt to Montreal, Pq
  4. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa

$298 - $500

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON

$68 - $176

5 alternative options

Bus, night bus, train  •  13 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the night bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq
  3. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa

$84 - $220

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Ottawa 378.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Portland  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Ottawa (YOW) PWM - YOW

$214 - $1,304

Bus to Boston, fly  •  6 h 6 min

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

$152 - $369

Bus, bus to Fredericton, fly  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangor, Maine - Greyhound to Houlton, Maine
  2. Take the bus from Woodstock, NB to Fredericton Airport
  3. Fly from Fredericton (YFC) to Ottawa (YOW) YFC - YOW

$179 - $468

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

You can take a bus from Portland to Ottawa via Park & St. John, Portland, Me, Boston, Ma, Montreal, Pq, and Montreal, PQ in around 14 h 10 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from South Portland Gardens to Ottawa hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Newark, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Newark, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Fredericton to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Fredericton to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Fredericton to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Transportation Center Amtrak to Haverhill Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Manchester, Nh to White River Jct, Vt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Bus from White River Jct, Vt to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Wells to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$24 - $35
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
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
$29 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Cyr Bus Line
Website
johntcyrandsons.com
Bus from Bangor, Maine - Greyhound to Houlton, Maine
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $29
Schedules at
johntcyrandsons.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Maine to Ottawa?

The distance between Maine and Ottawa is 533 km. The road distance is 606 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Maine to Ottawa?

The cheapest way to get from Maine to Ottawa is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 7 h 54 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Maine to Ottawa?

The quickest way to get from Maine to Ottawa is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 6 min and costs $150 - $370.

Is there a direct bus between Maine and Ottawa?

No, there is no direct bus from Maine to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Metro Pulse and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Portland, Me, Boston, Ma and Montreal, PQ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Maine to Ottawa?

It takes approximately 13 h 20 min to get from Maine to Ottawa, including transfers.