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There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to Burlington by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Appleby GO Lw

$79 - $140

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from York University to Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride 47

$41 - $85

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Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Burlington 310.5 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, line 47 bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the line 47 bus from Trafalgar Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride to Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride

$102 - $318

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Exhibition GO to Burlington GO

$101 - $340

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ

$147 - $477

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Burlington is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Burlington is to fly and line 47 bus which costs $130 - $420 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Burlington. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride via Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal and York University. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Burlington is 398 km. The road distance is 496.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Burlington without a car is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $100 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Ottawa to Burlington, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Burlington is to train which takes 6 h 29 min and costs $100 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $120 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Ottawa to Burlington bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Burlington.
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  • Distance: 249 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

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

You can take a train from Ottawa to Burlington via Toronto, Union Station, Appleby GO, and Appleby Go Station in around 6 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Burlington via Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station, Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal, and York University in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $100
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Appleby GO
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
GO Transit
Train from Exhibition GO to Burlington GO
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$27 - $40
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $75
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from York University to Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Trafalgar Rd. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride to Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
GO Transit

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Burlington is 497 km. It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to drive from Ottawa to Burlington.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Toronto Airport.

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There are 78+ hotels available in Burlington. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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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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