There are 9 ways to get from Minneapolis 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 to Ottawa  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Ottawa (YOW) MSP - YOW

$195 - $806

Cheapest option

Bus via Minneapolis, MN  •  27 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, MN to Chicago
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON

$110 - $260

7 alternative options

Fly to Montreal, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Montreal (YUL) MSP - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$203 - $691

Fly to Kingston, train  •  8 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Minneapolis (MSP) to Kingston (YGK) MSP - YGK
  2. Take the train from Kingston to Ottawa

$217 - $1,313

Train, bus  •  26 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto Pearson Airport, On
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa

$168 - $486

Bus  •  27 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON

$126 - $314

Train  •  31 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot 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

$216 - $643

Train via Fallowfield  •  31 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot 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 Fallowfield

$214 - $636

Drive  •  20 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Minneapolis to Ottawa 1197.2 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Minneapolis to Ottawa is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 20 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Minneapolis to Ottawa is to fly and train which costs $200 - $700 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The distance between Minneapolis and Ottawa is 859 miles. The road distance is 1197.2 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Minneapolis to Ottawa, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Minneapolis to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Minneapolis, Mn and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Chicago, Il and Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 29 min.

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

Air Canada, Delta and three other airlines fly from Minneapolis to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Chicago, Il, Toronto, On, and Toronto, ON in around 27 h 29 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Minneapolis to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Kingston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Minneapolis to Kingston via Chicago O'Hare, Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Milwaukee, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Madison, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Montreal via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Montreal via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Minneapolis to Montreal via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Milwaukee, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Minneapolis to Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Minneapolis to Ottawa via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Minneapolis to Montreal via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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
$55 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Kingston to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
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
$180 - $260
Train from Buffalo to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Train from Toronto to Fallowfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$70 - $95
Economy Plus
$100 - $140
Business
$100 - $140
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from St. Paul-Minneapolis Union Depot Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
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
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto Pearson Airport, On
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $85
Flexible
$100 - $140
Bus from Minneapolis, Mn to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Bus from Chicago, Il to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
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
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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