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There are 9 ways to get from Ottawa to Elmhurst by plane, train, bus, car or rideshare

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Fly Ottawa to New York La Guardia  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YOW - LGA

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Rideshare, bus  •  19h 50m

  1. Take the rideshare from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY OurBus

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Fly Ottawa to Newark, train  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Newark (EWR) YOW - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Woodside

Train to Montreal, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YUL - LGA

Train to Montreal, fly to Newark  •  6h 32m

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

Fly Ottawa to Philadelphia, train  •  6h 38m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Philadelphia (PHL) YOW - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station

Train  •  13h 43m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station Adirondack

Bus, train  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal

Drive  •  7h 58m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Elmhurst 451 miles

Ottawa to Elmhurst by train

The train journey time between Ottawa and Elmhurst is around 18h and covers a distance of around 500 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5h 17m. The fastest train normally takes 14h 37m. Operated by VIA Rail, Amtrak and Long Island Rail Road, the Ottawa to Elmhurst train service departs from Ottawa and arrives in Woodside. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
12h 42m
Layover time:
5h 17m
Total time:
18h

Train route information

Fastest train time:
14h 37m
Train distance:
500 miles
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$99
Carbon emissions:
42 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:30
Last train departs at:
18:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ottawa to Elmhurst train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Elmhurst is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Ottawa to Elmhurst is to fly and train which takes 4h 59m and costs $200 - $1,400.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Elmhurst. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Woodside via Montreal Central Station and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 43m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Elmhurst is 338 miles. The road distance is 451 miles.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Elmhurst without a car is to train which takes 13h 43m and costs $120 - $220.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from Ottawa to Elmhurst, including transfers.

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Ottawa to Elmhurst train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Ottawa station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Elmhurst is to fly which takes 5h 44m and costs $190 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $220 and takes 13h 43m.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to New York La Guardia Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 10m and has one stopover.

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Ottawa to Elmhurst train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Elmhurst.
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  • Distance: 337.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 44m

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Elmhurst, Queens County, NY, USA?

Air Canada, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from Ottawa to Elmhurst hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Elmhurst via Montréal, Montreal Central Station, Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 13h 43m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Moncton, Montreal
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $390
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $2,300
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,700
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,900
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Flights from Montreal to Newark via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $300
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $370
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $370
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$6 - $9
Peak
$3 - $12
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$23 - $35
Business
$70 - $80
Economy
$44 - $47
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$24 - $40
Business
$70 - $80
Economy
$46 - $49
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Montreal Central Station to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Premium
$230 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Seat
$95 - $140
Train from Montreal Central Station to Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $90
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Child
$90 - $130
First Class - Adult
$150 - $210
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $210
First Class - Child
$140 - $210
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Saratoga Springs, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Other operators
Ridesharing.com
Website
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
ridesharing.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Elmhurst is 451 miles. It takes approximately 7h 58m to drive from Ottawa to Elmhurst.

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United Airlines, WestJet, Delta and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1027+ hotels available in Elmhurst. 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 18 min and costs .

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