How to get from Ottawa to Edmonton (Station)

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Recommended option

Fly Ottawa to Edmonton  •  7 h 49 min

  1. YOW - YEG

$183 - $613

5 alternative options

Train to Montreal, fly to Edmonton  •  9 h 32 min

  1. YUL - YEG

$221 - $695

Fly Ottawa to Red Deer, bus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. YOW - YQF

$283 - $1,075

Bus  •  2 days 9 h

$205 - $570

Train  •  2 days 15 h

  1. VIA Rail
  2. VIA Rail

$256 - $945

Drive  •  43 h 15 min

  1. 2477.9 miles

$320 - $480

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

WestJet and Air Canada fly from Ottawa to Edmonton (Station) every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Edmonton (Station) via Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB, Edmonton, 101 Street & 104 Avenue, and 124 Street & 118 Avenue in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Montreal
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Winnipeg
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Calgary
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Montreal, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Toronto, Calgary
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Edmonton, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Halifax, Calgary
Ave. Duration
12 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Red Deer via Chicago O'Hare, Calgary
Ave. Duration
10 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Montreal to Edmonton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 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 31 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 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
$190 - $270
Train from Toronto to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 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 Red Deer, AB to Edmonton
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ottawa and Edmonton (Station) is 2840 km. The road distance is 3965 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Edmonton (Station) is to fly which costs $230 - $800 and takes 7 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Edmonton (Station) is to fly which takes 7 h 49 min and costs $230 - $800.

No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Edmonton (Station). However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Edmonton via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 15 h.

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Edmonton (Station). However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at 124 Street & 118 Avenue via Toronto, ON, Winnipeg, MB and 101 Street & 104 Avenue. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Ottawa to Edmonton (Station), including transfers.