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There are 4 ways to get from Montreal to Ottawa by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa VIA Rail

$45 - $90

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Bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Montréal, QC to Ottawa, ON Montreal - Ottawa via Airport & University / ...

$16 - $45

2 alternative options

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Ottawa 122.1 miles

$16 - $24

Fly  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Ottawa (YOW) YUL - YOW

$165 - $805

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Ottawa is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Ottawa is to train which costs $60 - $120 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Montréal, QC and arriving at Ottawa, ON. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Montréal and arriving at Ottawa. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Ottawa is 165 km. The road distance is 195.4 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Ottawa without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $60 - $120.

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The train from Montréal to Ottawa takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Montreal to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Montréal, QC station.

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Montreal to Ottawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Montréal station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Ottawa is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $60 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $55 and takes 2 h 30 min, you could also fly, which costs $210 - $1,100 and takes 2 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 103.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Montreal to Ottawa 5 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Montreal to Ottawa hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Train operators
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 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

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The quickest flight from Montreal Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 47 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Ottawa is 195 km. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Montreal to Ottawa.

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Air Canada offers flights from Montreal 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 Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 21 min and costs $4.

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