There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Chicoutimi by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Ottawa  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Saguenay (YBG) YOW - YBG

$258 - $1,133

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Bus via Québec  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montréal to Québec
  3. Take the bus from Sainte Foy, PQ to Chicoutimi

$76 - $135

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Train to Montreal, fly  •  4 h 16 min

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

$156 - $665

Train, bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Québec
  3. Take the bus from Québec to Chicoutimi

$94 - $246

Bus  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ 5803 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Montréal Downtown, QC to Chicoutimi Montréal

$79 - $133

Train  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Montréal to Jonquière VIA Rail

$86 - $265

Drive  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Chicoutimi 406.3 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Chicoutimi is to drive which costs $65 - $110 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Chicoutimi is to train and fly which costs $200 - $900 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Chicoutimi. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Chicoutimi via Station Berri-UQAM and Montréal Downtown, QC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 49 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Chicoutimi is 486 km. The road distance is 650 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Chicoutimi without a car is to train and bus which takes 9 h 17 min and costs $120 - $320.

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Ottawa to Chicoutimi, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Chicoutimi is to fly which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $330 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $180 and takes 9 h 49 min, you could also train, which costs $110 - $350 and takes 13 h 26 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Saguenay Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Ottawa to Chicoutimi bus services, operated by Intercar, arrive at Chicoutimi station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Chicoutimi.
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  • Distance: 303.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Chicoutimi, QC, Canada?

Air Canada flies from Ottawa to Chicoutimi every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Chicoutimi via Montreal, PQ, Station Berri-UQAM, René-Lévesque / Mansfield, and Montréal Downtown, QC in around 9 h 49 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Saguenay via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Saguenay via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Saguenay via Quebec, Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Saguenay
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
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
$55 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Train from Montréal to Québec
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Train from Montréal to Jonquière
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$80 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $290
Bus operators
Intercar
Phone
+1 800-806-2167
Website
intercar.qc.ca
Bus from Québec to Chicoutimi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca
Bus from Montréal Downtown, QC to Chicoutimi
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca
Bus from Sainte Foy, PQ to Chicoutimi
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
intercar.ca
Book at
intercar.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
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
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Chicoutimi is 650 km. It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to drive from Ottawa to Chicoutimi.

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Air Canada offers flights from Ottawa Airport to Saguenay Airport.

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There are 43+ hotels available in Chicoutimi. Prices start at $61 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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