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

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Train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa VIA Rail

$112 - $213

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Bus  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Toronto, ON 4 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON 5354 / ...

$39 - $98

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Bus, train  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Toronto, ON 4 stops / ...
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Ottawa VIA Rail

$86 - $166

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Niagara Falls to Ottawa 350.9 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YTZ - YOW

$133 - $409

Train to Toronto, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Ottawa (YOW) YYZ - YOW

$139 - $396

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The cheapest way to get from Niagara Falls to Ottawa is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to Ottawa is to train and fly which costs $130 - $410 and takes 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Niagara Falls to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Niagara Falls, ON and arriving at Ottawa, ON via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Niagara Falls to Ottawa. However, there are services departing from Niagara Falls and arriving at Ottawa via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 32 min.

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The distance between Niagara Falls and Ottawa is 232 miles. The road distance is 350.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Ottawa without a car is to train which takes 7 h 32 min and costs $110 - $220.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 min to get from Niagara Falls to Ottawa, including transfers.

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Niagara Falls to Ottawa bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Niagara Falls, ON station.

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Niagara Falls to Ottawa train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Niagara Falls station.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Ottawa is to train which takes 7 h 32 min and costs $110 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $100 and takes 8 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Niagara Falls to Ottawa.
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  • Distance: 232.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 32 min

What companies run services between Niagara Falls, NY, USA and Ottawa, ON, Canada?

You can take a train from Niagara Falls to Ottawa via Toronto in around 7 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Niagara Falls to Ottawa via Toronto, ON in around 8 h 20 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
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Ottawa via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Train from Toronto to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$13 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $29
Standard Fare
$23 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ottawa, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
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 Niagara Falls, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Niagara Falls to Ottawa is 351 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to drive from Niagara Falls 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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