There are 10 ways to get from New York to Ottawa by train, plane, subway, bus or car

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Train to Newark, fly to Ottawa  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ottawa (YOW) EWR - YOW

$130 - $372

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 4102 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON 5794

$51 - $192

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Ottawa  •  4 h 39 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

Fly Newark to Montreal, train  •  6 h 1 min

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

$143 - $387

Fly New York La Guardia to Montreal, train  •  6 h 9 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 14 min

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

$128 - $467

Train, bus  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Syracuse VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON 5794

$68 - $271

Bus Trailways New York  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON 5794

$64 - $198

Train  •  13 h 15 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

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

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The quickest way to get from New York to Ottawa is to train and fly which costs $130 - $380 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Ottawa, ON via N Salina St & E Willow St and Syracuse, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station 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 15 min.

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The distance between New York and Ottawa is 337 miles. The road distance is 442.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Ottawa without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 41 min and costs $50 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from New York to Ottawa, including transfers.

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New York to Ottawa bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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New York to Ottawa train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Ottawa is to bus which takes 9 h 41 min and costs $50 - $200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $260 and takes 13 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from New York to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 336.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

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

You can take a bus from New York to Ottawa via Syracuse, Ny, N Salina St & E Willow St, Regional Transportation Center, and Syracuse, NY in around 9 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Ottawa via Montreal Central Station and Montréal in around 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Ottawa via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Newark to Montreal via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from New York JFK to Montreal
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $280
Train from Montréal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 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

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from New York Penn Station to Montreal Central Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $35
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Ottawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Ottawa is 442 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 46 min to drive from New York to Ottawa.

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United Airlines, Porter Airlines and Air Canada offer flights from Newark 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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