There are 8 ways to get from Ottawa to Boston by plane, bus, train 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 from Ottawa  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Boston (BOS) YOW - BOS

$95 - $269

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ 5803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma 3542

$51 - $130

6 alternative options

Bus to Massena, fly  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
  2. Fly from Massena (MSS) to Boston (BOS) MSS - BOS

$80 - $247

Train to Montreal, fly  •  5 h 26 min

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

$128 - $370

Train, bus  •  10 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma 3542

$67 - $178

Bus via Montpelier  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Montpelier
  3. Take the bus from Montpelier to Boston, MA

$53 - $114

Train  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak

$114 - $305

Drive  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Boston 430.8 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Boston is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Boston is to fly which costs $120 - $360 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Boston is 503 km. The road distance is 689.3 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 56 min to get from Ottawa to Boston, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Boston. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Boston, Ma via Montreal, Pq. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Boston South Station Amtrak via Montreal Central Station and Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 12 min.

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What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Boston, MA, USA?

Air Canada and Porter Airlines fly from Ottawa to Boston 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Boston via Montreal, PQ and Montreal, Pq in around 10 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Boutique Air
Website
boutiqueair.com
Flights from Massena to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
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 Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Cornwall, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $29
Refundable
$24 - $35
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Montpelier
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45

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