Duration 6h 45m
Distance 660.4 miles
Average price $230
Possible routes 9 found

Ottawa to Columbus

Rome2rio has found 9 ways to get from Ottawa to Columbus by flight, train, bus and car. We recommend flying from Ottawa to Columbus, which is the fastest option and takes around 6h 45m. Alternatively, driving from Ottawa to Columbus is the cheapest option and takes around 11h 19m.

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Fly Ottawa to Columbus

  1. Ottawa
    YOW - CMH
  2. Columbus
Fastest
6h 45m
$145 - $296
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Train to Kingston, fly to Columbus

  1. Ottawa
    VIA Rail
  2. Kingston
    YGK - CMH
  3. Columbus
8h 22m
$176 - $1,215
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Fly Ottawa to Dayton, bus

  1. Ottawa
    YOW - DAY
  2. Dayton Trotwood, Oh
    1679 / ...
  3. Columbus
9h 23m
$203 - $719
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Bus, train, night bus

  1. Ottawa, ON
    5797
  2. Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
    Lake Shore Limited
  3. Cleveland, Oh
    4387
  4. Columbus
14h 32m
$89 - $212
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Train, bus

  1. Ottawa
    VIA Rail
  2. Toronto, ON
    Toronto / ...
  3. Buffalo, NY
    Buffalo
  4. Columbus
15h 47m
$129 - $241
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Bus

  1. Ottawa, ON
    5797
  2. Syracuse, NY
    NY - Toronto: 5572 / ...
  3. Buffalo, NY
    Buffalo
  4. Columbus
16h
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$81 - $244
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Train, bus via Cleveland

  1. Ottawa
    VIA Rail
  2. Toronto
    VIA Rail
  3. Buffalo Depew Station
    Lake Shore Limited
  4. Cleveland, Oh
    1537 / ...
  5. Columbus
18h 11m
$173 - $299
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Rideshare, bus

  1. Ottawa
    280 miles
  2. Toronto, ON
    Toronto / ...
  3. Buffalo, NY
    Buffalo
  4. Columbus
16h 24m
$90 - $145
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Drive

  1. Ottawa
    660.6 miles
  2. Columbus
11h 19m
Cheapest
$85 - $130
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Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Ottawa to Columbus? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Columbus is to drive which costs $110 - $170 and takes 11h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Columbus is to fly which costs $190 - $400 and takes 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Columbus, OH via Syracuse, NY and Buffalo, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h.

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The distance between Ottawa and Columbus is 531 miles. The road distance is 660.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Columbus without a car is to bus and train and night bus which takes 14h 32m and costs $110 - $290.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from Ottawa to Columbus, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Columbus is to fly which takes 6h 45m and costs $190 - $400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $330 and takes 16h.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Columbus Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Ottawa to Columbus bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Columbus, OH station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Columbus is 660 miles. It takes approximately 11h 19m to drive from Ottawa to Columbus.

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American Airlines, Air Canada, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Columbus Airport.

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Book your Ottawa to Columbus bus tickets online with Busbud, Busbud and Busbud.

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There are 254+ hotels available in Columbus. Prices start at $100 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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How to travel from Ottawa to Columbus

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Ottawa to Columbus right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Ottawa and Columbus?

Air Canada, United Airlines and three other airlines fly from Ottawa to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Columbus via Syracuse, NY and Buffalo, NY in around 16h.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100

Columbus, United States

Columbus is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. - Wikipedia

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