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There are 8 ways to get from Ottawa to Bamboo Island by bus, car ferry, train, car or plane

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Bus, car ferry, travel  •  24h 32m

  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 Union Station, Washington, DC
  4. Take the bus from Washington to Williamsburg
  5. Take the car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
  6. Travel from Jamestown to Bamboo Island

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Train, car ferry, travel  •  25h 10m

  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 Washington Union Station
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
  5. Take the car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
  6. Travel from Jamestown to Bamboo Island

Drive, car ferry, travel  •  15h 10m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Scotland Wharf
  2. Take the car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
  3. Travel from Jamestown to Bamboo Island

Fly Ottawa to Reagan Washington, train, car ferry, travel  •  12h

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Reagan Washington (DCA) YOW - DCA
  2. Take the train from Alexandria to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
  4. Travel from Jamestown to Bamboo Island

Drive to Ogdensburg, fly to Washington Dulles, train, car ferry, travel  •  12h 29m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Ogdensburg
  2. Fly from Ogdensburg (OGS) to Washington Dulles (IAD) OGS - IAD
  3. Take the train from Alexandria to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
  4. Take the car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
  5. Travel from Jamestown to Bamboo Island

Fly Ottawa to Washington Dulles, train, car ferry, travel  •  13h 43m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Washington Dulles (IAD) YOW - IAD
  2. Take the train from Alexandria to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
  3. Take the car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
  4. Travel from Jamestown to Bamboo Island

Train to Montreal, fly to Reagan Washington, train, car ferry, travel  •  13h 56m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) YUL - DCA
  3. Take the train from Alexandria to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
  4. Take the car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
  5. Travel from Jamestown to Bamboo Island

Train to Montreal, fly to Baltimore, train, car ferry, travel  •  14h 52m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Baltimore (BWI) YUL - BWI
  3. Take the train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
  4. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
  5. Take the car ferry from Scotland Wharf to Jamestown
  6. Travel from Jamestown to Bamboo Island
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Bamboo Island is 800-232-4636.

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

The social distance requirement in Bamboo Island is 2 metres.

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The distance between Ottawa and Bamboo Island is 524 miles.

It takes approximately 24h 32m to get from Ottawa to Bamboo 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 15+ hotels available in Bamboo 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 Bamboo Island.
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  • Distance: 523.6 miles
  • Duration: 24h 32m

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Bamboo Island, VA, USA?

There is no direct connection from Ottawa to Bamboo Island. However, you can take the bus to Montréal, take the walk to Montreal, PQ, take the bus to New York, NY, take the walk to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, take the bus to Washington, take the bus to Williamsburg, take the drive to Scotland Wharf, take the car ferry to Jamestown, then take the travel to Bamboo Island. Alternatively, you can take the train to Montréal, take the walk to Montreal Central Station, take the train to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station, take the train to Washington Union Station, take the train to Williamsburg Amtrak Station, take the drive to Scotland Wharf, take the car ferry to Jamestown, then take the travel to Bamboo Island.

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 Montreal to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Montreal to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Baltimore via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
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
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $550
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
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$23 - $35
Business
$70 - $80
Economy
$44 - $47
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
28 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
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$35 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$65 - $230
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $250
First Class - Child 2-12
$100 - $190
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$190 - $350
First Class - Adult
$210 - $380
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
22 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
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$20 - $65
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $130
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Train from Washington Union Station to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$18 - $55
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $110
Business Class Seat
$55 - $150
Train from Alexandria to Williamsburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Book at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$17 - $55
Reserved Coach Seat
$30 - $110
Business Class Seat
$55 - $140
Train from Bwi Thurgood Marshall Airport Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
31 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
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from BWI RAIL STATION MARC sb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $8
More information at
Maryland Transit
Senior / Disability
$2 - $4
Bus operators
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Washington to Williamsburg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
peterpanbus.com
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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