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

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

Train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail

$69 - $202

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 50 min

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

$34 - $73

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Burlington 310.5 miles

$40 - $60

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, line 47 bus  •  3 h 50 min

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

$99 - $318

Fly Ottawa to Toronto Island, train, line 11 bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Exhibition GO to Appleby GO
  3. Take the line 11 bus from Appleby Go Station to Go 407 Carpool

$99 - $336

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto  •  5 h 38 min

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

$128 - $473

Questions & Answers

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 takes 3 h 50 min and costs $130 - $430.

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The distance between Ottawa and Burlington is 398 km. The road distance is 497 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Ottawa to Burlington, including transfers.

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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 50 min.

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Burlington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $150 and the journey takes 4 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Burlington via Scarborough Town Centre, ON, Scarborough Centre Bus Terminal, and York University in around 7 h 50 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 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 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Scarborough Town Centre, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from York University to Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Square One to Dundas St. @ Hwy. 407 Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Burlington Transit
Website
burlington.ca
Bus from Appleby Go Station to Go 407 Carpool
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
burlingtontransit.ca

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