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There are 9 ways to get from Ottawa to British Columbia by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Ottawa to Vancouver  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Vancouver (YVR) YOW - YVR

$203 - $703

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Fly Ottawa to Kelowna  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Kelowna (YLW) YOW - YLW

$277 - $347

Fly Ottawa to Victoria  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Victoria (YYJ) YOW - YYJ

$265 - $605

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

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

$231 - $685

Fly Ottawa to Abbotsford  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Abbotsford (YXX) YOW - YXX

$257 - $807

Fly Ottawa to Penticton  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Penticton (YYF) YOW - YYF

$418 - $1,547

Bus  •  3 days 0 h

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

$249 - $679

Train  •  4 days 4 h

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Vancouver VIA Rail

$336 - $1,244

Drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Vancouver 3047 miles

$400 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to British Columbia is to fly which costs $360 - $460 and takes 9 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to British Columbia is to fly which costs $260 - $950 and takes 6 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to British Columbia. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Southbound Main St @ E 20 Ave via Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB, Calgary, AB and Southbound Main St @ Terminal Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 0 h.

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The distance between Ottawa and British Columbia is 3584 km. The road distance is 4875.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to British Columbia without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 0 h and costs $320 - $900.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Ottawa to British Columbia, including transfers.

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Ottawa to British Columbia bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Ottawa, ON station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to British Columbia is to fly which takes 6 h 56 min and costs $260 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $320 - $900 and takes 3 days 0 h, you could also train, which costs $430 - $1,700 and takes 4 days 4 h.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Vancouver Airport is the direct flight which takes 5 h 13 min.

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Ottawa to British Columbia bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Vancouver, BC station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to British Columbia.
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  • Distance: 2239.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 56 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and British Columbia, Canada?

WestJet, Air Canada and Delta fly from Ottawa to Richmond hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Vancouver via Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB, Calgary, AB, Vancouver, BC, and Southbound Main St @ Terminal Ave in around 3 days 0 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Kelowna via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Kelowna via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Kelowna via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Montreal
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
8 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Victoria
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Abbotsford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Ottawa to Penticton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Penticton via Toronto, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Penticton via Montreal, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Penticton via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Penticton via Winnipeg, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Penticton via Boston, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Kelowna via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Kelowna via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Kelowna via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Kelowna via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Toronto
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Ottawa to Victoria via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
9 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Abbotsford via Calgary
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Abbotsford via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Abbotsford via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Abbotsford via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Penticton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Penticton via Winnipeg, Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Penticton via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,500
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $3,600
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
$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 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Vancouver
Ave. Duration
3 days 23 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $400
Economy
$550 - $750
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,000
Bus operators
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Toronto, ON to Winnipeg, MB
Ave. Duration
30 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $260
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$100 - $160
Online Fare
$140 - $200
Standard Fare
$170 - $260
Refundable
$190 - $280
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
$130 - $190
Bus from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$95 - $140

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British Columbia is 3 h behind Ottawa. It is currently 7:32 PM in Ottawa and 4:32 PM in British Columbia.

Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to British Columbia is 4875 km. It takes approximately 2 days 0 h to drive from Ottawa to British Columbia.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Vancouver 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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