There are 5 ways to get from Ottawa to Edmonton by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Ottawa  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Edmonton (YEG) YOW - YEG

$180 - $610

4 alternative options

Train to Montreal, fly  •  8 h 51 min

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

$218 - $692

Bus  •  2 days 9 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 Edmonton

$202 - $567

Train  •  2 days 17 h

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

$269 - $963

Drive  •  43 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Edmonton 2477 miles

$320 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Edmonton is to fly which costs $230 - $800 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Edmonton is to fly which costs $230 - $800 and takes 7 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Edmonton. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Edmonton via Toronto, ON and Winnipeg, MB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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The distance between Ottawa and Edmonton is 2836 km. The road distance is 3963.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Edmonton without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 9 h and costs $260 - $750.

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It takes approximately 7 h 2 min to get from Ottawa to Edmonton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Edmonton is to fly which takes 7 h 2 min and costs $230 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $260 - $750 and takes 2 days 9 h, you could also train, which costs $340 - $1,300 and takes 2 days 17 h.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Edmonton Airport is the direct flight which takes 4 h 18 min.

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Ottawa to Edmonton bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Edmonton station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Edmonton.
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  • Distance: 1772.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 2 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Edmonton, AB, Canada?

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Ottawa to Edmonton every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Edmonton via Toronto, ON and Winnipeg, MB in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 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
$190 - $270
Train from Toronto to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 days 12 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$210 - $300
Economy
$410 - $550
Economy Plus
$550 - $800
Business
$600 - $850
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,000 - $1,500
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 4 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
$180 - $260
Refundable
$190 - $280
Bus from Winnipeg, MB to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$75 - $110
Online Fare
$100 - $150
Standard Fare
$120 - $190
Refundable
$130 - $200

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Edmonton is 2 h behind Ottawa. It is currently 3:10 AM in Ottawa and 1:10 AM in Edmonton.

Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Edmonton is 3963 km. It takes approximately 43 h 16 min to drive from Ottawa to Edmonton.

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

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

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There are 193+ hotels available in Edmonton. Prices start at $63 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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