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There are 8 ways to get from Maine to Ottawa by bus, train, 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.

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Bus  •  15 h 11 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 Montréal, QC to Ottawa, ON

$68 - $178

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Train, bus  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Portland Amtrak Station to Boston North Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Downtown Transit Center Burlington
  3. Take the bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq
  4. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa

$118 - $246

Bus via Hanover  •  16 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Take the bus from Boston Logan Int. Airport to Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn
  3. Take the bus from Hanover to Montreal, Pq
  4. Take the bus from Montréal, QC to Ottawa, ON

$94 - $188

Bus, night bus, train  •  14 h 30 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

$100 - $221

Drive  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Ottawa 378.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly from Portland  •  6 h 16 min

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

$214 - $1,306

Train to Boston, fly  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Wells Amtrak Station to Boston North Station
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ottawa (YOW) BOS - YOW

$134 - $336

Bus, bus to Fredericton, fly  •  8 h 44 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

$177 - $468

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

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The quickest way to get from Maine to Ottawa is to fly which costs $210 - $1,400 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maine to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from City Hall and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Portland, Me, Boston, Ma and Montréal, QC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 11 min.

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The distance between Maine and Ottawa is 333 miles. The road distance is 378.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Maine to Ottawa without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 11 min and costs $65 - $180.

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It takes approximately 15 h 11 min to get from Maine to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Maine to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Me station.

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The best way to get from Maine to Ottawa is to bus which takes 15 h 11 min and costs $65 - $180. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $210 - $1,400 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Ottawa Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Maine to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 333.3 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Portland to Ottawa via Congress St + Valley St, Portland, Me, Boston, Ma, Montreal, Pq, and Montréal, QC in around 15 h 11 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from South Portland Gardens to Ottawa hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 21 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $2,600
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,900
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Newark, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Boston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Fredericton to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Fredericton to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,400
Train operators
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Portland Amtrak Station to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Wells Amtrak Station to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
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
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Bus operators
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
Bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Burlingt Transit Ctr to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Hanover to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Concord Coach Lines
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Montréal, QC 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
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Megabus
Dartmouth Coach
Website
dartmouthcoach.com
Bus from Boston Logan Int. Airport to Dartmouth College/Hanover Inn
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
dartmouthcoach.com
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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Yes, the driving distance between Maine to Ottawa is 379 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to drive from Maine to Ottawa.

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

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There are 235+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Maine to Portland Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 1 min and costs $1 - $3.

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