There are 6 ways to get from Ottawa to Hamilton by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. 16

$52 - $152

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. 16

$36 - $127

4 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Hamilton 322.2 miles

$40 - $65

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$99 - $311

Fly Ottawa to Toronto Island, bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto Island (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$97 - $335

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, bus  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

$128 - $466

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Hamilton is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Hamilton is to fly and bus which takes 3 h 49 min and costs $130 - $420.

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The distance between Ottawa and Hamilton is 408 km. The road distance is 515 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Ottawa to Hamilton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. via Bay St At Dundas St West and Union Station Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 27 min.

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

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Hamilton via Toronto, ON, Bay St At Dundas St West, Front St. At Bay St., and Union Station Bus Terminal in around 6 h 27 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
$180 - $260
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $45
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $90
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
GO Transit
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
gotransit.com
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 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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