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There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Ajax by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Oshawa VIA Rail

$70 - $127

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Bus  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station 5353 / ...

$32 - $73

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Ajax 253.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  3h 43m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Ajax GO

$96 - $334

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, train  •  3h 58m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Ajax GO

$102 - $321

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City  •  5h 13m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YUL - YTZ

$141 - $432

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ

$147 - $480

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Ajax is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Ajax is to fly and train which costs $120 - $440 and takes 3h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Ajax. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Ajax GO Bus via Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Ajax. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Ajax GO via Oshawa GO. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 13m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Ajax is 316 km. The road distance is 405.9 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ajax without a car is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs $90 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Ottawa to Ajax, including transfers.

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Ottawa to Ajax bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ottawa, ON station.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ajax is to train which takes 4h 13m and costs $90 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 5h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Ajax.
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  • Distance: 197.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Ajax, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Ajax every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $130 and the journey takes 3h 46m. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Ajax every 3 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $70 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Oshawa
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$65 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $130
Business
$100 - $150
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $100
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$27 - $40
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $75

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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Ottawa to Ajax bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Ajax is 406 km. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from Ottawa to Ajax.

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Porter Airlines offers flights from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Ajax. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19m and costs $4.

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