There are 8 ways to get from New York to Ottawa by subway, 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

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Ottawa  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Ottawa (YOW) LGA - YOW

$108 - $423

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq 4028 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON 5846 / 5847 / ...

$59 - $148

6 alternative options

Fly Newark to Ottawa  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ottawa (YOW) EWR - YOW

$118 - $364

Fly New York La Guardia to Montreal, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Montreal (YUL) LGA - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$121 - $358

Fly New York JFK to Montreal, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Montreal (YUL) JFK - YUL
  2. Take the train from Dorval to Ottawa

$127 - $469

Bus Trailways New York  •  11 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC (1717 rue Berri)
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to Ottawa, ON 5800 / ...

$73 - $126

Train  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station Adirondack
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Ottawa VIA Rail

$92 - $254

Drive  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Drive from New York to Ottawa 442.3 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

Air Canada, United Airlines and Porter Airlines fly from New York to Ottawa hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Ottawa via Montreal, QC (1717 rue Berri) and Montreal, PQ in around 11 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Amtrak
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Montreal, QC (1717 rue Berri)
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Montreal, PQ 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Montreal, Pq
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York and Ottawa is 538 km. The road distance is 708 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York to Ottawa is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 7 h 46 min.

The quickest way to get from New York to Ottawa is to fly which takes 4 h 27 min and costs $110 - $370.

No, there is no direct train from New York to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Ottawa via Montréal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 14 min.

No, there is no direct bus from New York to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Montreal, PQ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 15 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from New York to Ottawa, including transfers.