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

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Train  •  6 h 6 min

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

$69 - $211

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Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Guelph, ON - 79 Carden Street 5685 / ...

$38 - $146

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Fallowfield to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Square One to Guelph Central GO Bus 29

$60 - $170

Drive  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Guelph 328.4 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Guelph

$114 - $391

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, train  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Malton to Guelph

$120 - $369

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ
  3. Take the train from Malton to Guelph

$148 - $525

Fly Ottawa to London, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to London (YXU) YOW - YXU
  2. Take the train from London to Guelph

$134 - $434

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YUL - YTZ
  3. Take the train from Toronto to Guelph

$143 - $483

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Guelph is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Guelph is to fly and train which costs $140 - $550 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Guelph. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Guelph, ON - 79 Carden Street via Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Guelph. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Guelph via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Guelph is 417 km. The road distance is 525.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Guelph without a car is to train which takes 6 h 6 min and costs $85 - $280.

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Ottawa to Guelph, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Guelph is to train which takes 6 h 6 min and costs $85 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $190 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Guelph.
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  • Distance: 260.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Guelph, ON, Canada?

You can take a train from Ottawa to Guelph via Toronto in around 6 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ottawa to Guelph via Toronto, ON and Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street in around 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Ottawa to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to London via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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 Guelph
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $35
Economy
$28 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
Business
$35 - $55
Business Plus/Sleeper
$70 - $110
Train from Fallowfield to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 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
$180 - $260
Train from Malton to Guelph
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $95
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$60 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $150
Train from London to Guelph
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $40
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
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
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 - 610 Bay Street to Guelph, ON - 79 Carden Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $29
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $26
Standard Fare
$20 - $29
Refundable
$23 - $35
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Square One to Guelph Central GO Bus
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Ottawa to Guelph bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Guelph, ON - 79 Carden Street station.

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Ottawa to Guelph train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Guelph station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Guelph is 525 km. It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to drive from Ottawa to Guelph.

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Porter Airlines offers flights from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Guelph. Prices start at $62 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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