There are 8 ways to get from Markham to Ottawa by train, 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  •  5 h 16 min

  1. VIA Rail

$50 - $157

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. 5352 / ...

$27 - $67

6 alternative options

Line 102 bus, train, line 95 bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. 102
  2. Le
  3. 94 / ...

$50 - $153

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. 271.5 miles

$35 - $55

Bus to Toronto, fly to Ottawa  •  3 h 52 min

  1. YYZ - YOW

$102 - $315

Line 71 bus to Toronto Island, fly to Ottawa  •  3 h 30 min

  1. YTZ - YOW

$97 - $333

Fly Toronto to Kingston, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. YYZ - YGK

$175 - $722

Fly Toronto to Montreal, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. YYZ - YUL

$115 - $390

What companies run services between Markham, ON, Canada and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Markham to Ottawa hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Markham to Ottawa 3 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 38 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Toronto Island to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Kingston
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Toronto Island to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Toronto to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $2,900
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 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 - $270
Train from Oshawa to Fallowfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
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 - $150
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 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
GO Transit
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Scarborough, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Toronto Transit
Website
ttc.ca
Bus from Markham Rd At Princess St to St Clair Ave East At Linden Ave
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ttc.ca
OC Transpo
Website
octranspo.com
Bus from Fallowfield 2A to Slater / Empress
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
octranspo.com
York Region Transit
Website
yrt.ca
Bus from Vn603wb4 to Richmond Hill Centre Platform 2
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
yrt.ca
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Bullock Drive @ McCowan Road to Union Station Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Markham and Ottawa is 330 km. The road distance is 434 km.

The cheapest way to get from Markham to Ottawa is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 4 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Markham to Ottawa is to line 71 bus and fly which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $120 - $440.

No, there is no direct train from Markham to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Unionville GO and arriving at Ottawa via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Markham to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Mccowan Rd. At Hwy. #7 and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Scarborough, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Markham to Ottawa, including transfers.