There are 6 ways to get from Markham to Ottawa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa VIA Rail

$50 - $157

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station to Ottawa, ON 5354 / ...

$27 - $67

4 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Markham to Ottawa 271.5 miles

$35 - $55

Line 71 bus to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly to Ottawa  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 71 bus from Bullock Drive @ McCowan Road to Union Station Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YTZ - YOW

$97 - $333

Bus to Toronto, fly to Ottawa  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Highway 7 / Galsworthy Dr to Richmond Hill Centre Platform 1
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YYZ - YOW

$102 - $315

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal, train  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Montreal (YUL) YTZ - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$125 - $428

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

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The quickest way to get from Markham to Ottawa is to line 71 bus and fly which costs $120 - $430 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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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 Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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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 20 min.

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The distance between Markham and Ottawa is 330 km. The road distance is 434.3 km.

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The best way to get from Markham to Ottawa without a car is to train which takes 5 h 20 min and costs $65 - $210.

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It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Markham to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Markham to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station.

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Markham to Ottawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Toronto station.

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The best way to get from Markham to Ottawa is to train which takes 5 h 20 min and costs $65 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $90 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Markham to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 206.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 20 min

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 14 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Markham to Ottawa 5 times a day. Tickets cost $25 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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 - $270
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
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
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
York Region Transit
Phone
+1 866-668-3978
Website
yrt.ca
Bus from Highway 7 / Galsworthy Dr to Richmond Hill Centre Platform 1
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
yrt.ca

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The quickest flight from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 56 min.

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

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Markham to Ottawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Ottawa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Markham to Ottawa is 434 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min to drive from Markham to Ottawa.

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Air Canada and Porter Airlines offer flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport to Ottawa Airport.

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There are 230+ hotels available in Ottawa. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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