There are 11 ways to get from Ottawa to Alberta by 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

Fly Ottawa to Calgary  •  6 h 29 min

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

$201 - $661

Cheapest option

Fly Ottawa to Edmonton  •  6 h 58 min

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

$180 - $610

9 alternative options

Fly Ottawa to Fort McMurray  •  8 h 14 min

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

$299 - $1,123

Fly Ottawa to Lethbridge  •  8 h 19 min

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

$341 - $1,226

Fly Ottawa to Red Deer  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Red Deer (YQF) YOW - YQF

$270 - $1,036

Fly Ottawa to Medicine Hat  •  8 h 3 min

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

$396 - $1,419

Train to Montreal, fly to Calgary  •  8 h 17 min

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

$229 - $742

Train to Montreal, fly to Edmonton  •  8 h 49 min

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

$218 - $691

Bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa to Sudbury
  2. Take the bus from Sudbury, ON to Winnipeg, MB
  3. Take the bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB

$228 - $469

Train, bus  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Edmonton
  3. Take the bus from Edmonton to Calgary, AB

$276 - $948

Drive  •  41 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Calgary 2501.6 miles

$330 - $480

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Alberta is to fly which costs $230 - $800 and takes 6 h 58 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 29 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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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Ottawa to Alberta, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Alberta. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Calgary, AB via Cambrian Ford, Transit Terminal, Sudbury, ON and Winnipeg, MB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 6 h.

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

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Ottawa to Calgary hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Calgary via Sudbury, Cambrian Ford, Transit Terminal, Greyhound Terminal, Sudbury, ON, and Winnipeg, MB in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Toronto, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 14 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
11 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Halifax, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Chicago O'Hare, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Calgary via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Fort McMurray via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 8 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Lethbridge via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Medicine Hat via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 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 and Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $12,000
Flights from Montreal to Calgary via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$180 - $260
Train from Toronto to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$210 - $300
Economy
$400 - $550
Economy Plus
$550 - $750
Business
$600 - $850
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,000 - $1,500
Bus operators
Ontario Northland
Phone
+1 800-461-8558
Website
ontarionorthland.ca
Bus from Ottawa to Sudbury
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Book at
Ontario Northland
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Sudbury, ON to Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
26 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$85 - $130
Online Fare
$120 - $170
Standard Fare
$140 - $210
Refundable
$160 - $230
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$70 - $100
Online Fare
$95 - $140
Standard Fare
$110 - $170
Refundable
$120 - $190
Bus from Edmonton to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$25 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60

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