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There are 10 ways to get from Ottawa to Alberta by plane, train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly Ottawa to Calgary  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Calgary (YYC) YOW - YYC

$201 - $661

Cheapest option

Fly Ottawa to Edmonton  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Edmonton (YEG) YOW - YEG

$183 - $613

8 alternative options

Fly Ottawa to Lethbridge  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Lethbridge (YQL) YOW - YQL

$341 - $1,226

Fly Ottawa to Medicine Hat  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Medicine Hat (YXH) YOW - YXH

$396 - $1,419

Fly Ottawa to Fort McMurray  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Fort McMurray (YMM) YOW - YMM

$329 - $1,223

Train to Montreal, fly to Calgary  •  8 h 22 min

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

$246 - $749

Train to Montreal, fly to Edmonton  •  8 h 42 min

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

$238 - $701

Train, bus  •  3 days 10 h

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Jasper
  3. Take the bus from Jasper, AB to Banff, AB
  4. Take the bus from Banff, AB to Calgary Downtown, AB

$558 - $961

Bus, train  •  4 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver
  3. Take the bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB

$555 - $955

Drive  •  41 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Calgary 2501.6 miles

$330 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Alberta is to fly which costs $260 - $900 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Alberta is to fly which costs $260 - $900 and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Alberta is 2947 km. The road distance is 4002.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Alberta without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 days 10 h and costs $700 - $1,300.

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It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Ottawa to Alberta, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Calgary Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 34 min.

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Alberta is 2 h behind Ottawa. It is currently 9:34 PM in Ottawa and 7:34 PM in Alberta.

Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Alberta is 4003 km. It takes approximately 41 h 30 min to drive from Ottawa to Alberta.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Calgary Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Alberta.
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  • Distance: 1841.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 42 min

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

WestJet, Air Canada and United Airlines fly from Ottawa to Calgary hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Regina
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Regina, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Newark, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Regina, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Newark, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Toronto, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Montreal, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 29 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Toronto, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 49 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$320 - $12,000
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
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 Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Train from Toronto to Jasper
Ave. Duration
2 days 20 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$310 - $320
Economy
$350 - $480
EconomyPlus
$410 - $600
Business
$650 - $900
Train from Toronto to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$380 - $390
Economy
$420 - $600
EconomyPlus
$500 - $700
Business
$800 - $1,100
Bus operators
Brewster Express
Phone
1-866-606-6700
Website
banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Jasper, AB to Banff, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Bus from Banff, AB to Calgary Downtown, AB
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Book at
bookings.banffjaspercollection.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Rider Express
Phone
1-833-583-3636
Email
contact@riderexpress.ca
Bus from Vancouver, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Schedules at
riderexpress.ca

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