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There are 11 ways to get from Ottawa to Assateague Island by plane, train, bus, car, night bus or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly Ottawa to Reagan Washington, train, bus

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Reagan Washington (DCA)
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  3. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean Pines, MD

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, PQ to New York, NY
  3. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
  4. Take the bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to Ocean City, MD

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Drive to Ogdensburg, fly to Washington Dulles, bus

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Ogdensburg
  2. Fly from Ogdensburg (OGS) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  3. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean Pines, MD

Fly Ottawa to Washington Dulles, bus

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Washington Dulles (IAD)
  2. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean Pines, MD

Fly Ottawa to Newark, train, night bus, travel

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Newark (EWR)
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Wilmington
  3. Take the night bus from Wilmington to Salisbury
  4. Travel from Salisbury to Assateague Island

Bus, bus to Massena, fly to Baltimore

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa to Kirkland
  2. Take the bus from Kirkland, QC to Cornwall, ON
  3. Fly from Massena (MSS) to Baltimore (BWI)
  4. Take the bus from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean Pines, MD

Train, drive to Watertown, fly to Philadelphia, bus

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Drive from Bus Terminal Transfer Point Platform 4 to Watertown
  3. Fly from Watertown (ART) to Philadelphia (PHL)
  4. Take the train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  5. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean Pines, MD

Train, night bus, travel

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
  3. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Wilmington
  4. Take the night bus from Wilmington to Salisbury
  5. Travel from Salisbury to Assateague Island

Train, bus, travel

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
  3. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
  4. Take the bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Salisbury, MD
  5. Travel from Salisbury, MD to Assateague Island

Bus, night bus

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the night bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny
  3. Take the night bus from New York to Salisbury
  4. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Snow Hill Detention Center

Drive, car ferry, travel

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Scotland Wharf
  2. Take the car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
  3. Travel from Jamestown to Assateague Island
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Conditions of entry into United States from Canada

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  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Assateague Island is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Assateague Island is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Assateague Island is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Canada from United States.

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
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The most affordable way to get from Ottawa to Assateague Island is to bus and night bus, which costs $200 - $290 and takes 20h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Assateague Island is to fly and train and bus which costs $320 - $750 and takes 9h 32m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Assateague Island is 509 miles.

The best way to get from Ottawa to Assateague Island without a car is to train and night bus and travel which takes 19h 48m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 32m to get from Ottawa to Assateague Island, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 26m.

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Air Canada offers flights from Ottawa Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Assateague Island. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Assateague Island.
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  • Distance: 509.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 32m

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Assateague Island, MD, USA?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Assateague Island via Montréal, Montreal, PQ, New York, NY, Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD, Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown, and Ocean City, MD in around 20h 36m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Washington Dulles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $330
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Ogdensburg to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Flights from Ottawa to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Washington Dulles via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Watertown to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Massena to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $70
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$12 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$24 - $70
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $90
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$29 - $90
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$16 - $50
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $95
Business Class Seat
$50 - $130
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$19 - $60
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $120
Business Class Seat
$60 - $160
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from UNION STATION MARC Washington to BWI RAIL STATION MARC nb
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$15 - $40
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$26 - $75
Business Seat - Adult
$29 - $80
First Class - Child 2-12
$50 - $85
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$95 - $150
First Class - Adult
$100 - $160
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $150
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$23 - $75
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$40 - $130
Business Seat - Adult
$45 - $150
First Class - Child 2-12
$70 - $130
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $230
First Class - Adult
$140 - $250
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$25 - $80
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$40 - $140
Business Seat - Adult
$45 - $160
First Class - Child 2-12
$75 - $130
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$130 - $240
First Class - Adult
$150 - $260
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$30 - $120
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$60 - $200
Business Seat - Adult
$65 - $230
First Class - Child 2-12
$95 - $180
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$170 - $320
First Class - Adult
$190 - $350
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Philadelphia to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Montreal Central Station to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Wilmington
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$26 - $40
Business
$75 - $85
Economy
$48 - $51
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$24 - $40
Business
$70 - $85
Economy
$46 - $49
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Bus operators
BayRunner Shuttle
Website
bayrunnershuttle.com
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean Pines, MD
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com
Adult
$60 - $120
Bus from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean Pines, MD
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com
Adult
$60 - $120
Bus from Baltimore, MD - Greyhound Bus Terminal Downtown to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com
Adult
$60 - $120
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Salisbury, MD
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
bayrunnershuttle.com
Adult
$55 - $120
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Ocean Pines, MD
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Bus from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Salisbury, MD
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Wilmington to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Montreal, PQ to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $100
Bus from New York to Baltimore Downtown
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
Night bus from New York to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $75
Orléans Express
Phone
+1 833 449 6444
Email
serviceclient@keolis.ca
Website
orleansexpress.com
Bus from Ottawa to Kirkland
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
orleansexpress.com
Bus from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
orleansexpress.com
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
customerservice@megabus.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Kirkland, QC to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Book at
megabus.ca
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Baltimore Downtown Bus Terminal, Baltimore, MD
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Night bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
trailways.com
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Snow Hill Detention Center
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
Ferry operators
VDOT
Car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
virginiadot.org

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