There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Harrisburg by bus, train, 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

Bus  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa Nyc
  4. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$85 - $219

6 alternative options

Train  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak

$195 - $532

Bus via S.State St & E.Jefferson St  •  23 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Scranton, Pa 212
  4. Take the bus from Scranton, PA to Harrisburg, PA

$103 - $237

Bus, train  •  25 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the train from Syracuse to New York
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak

$132 - $391

Drive  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Harrisburg 448.8 miles

$55 - $90

Fly to Harrisburg  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Harrisburg (MDT) YOW - MDT

$164 - $1,306

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Philadelphia (PHL) YOW - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak

$231 - $496

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Harrisburg, PA, USA?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Montreal, PQ, Montreal, Pq, New York, Ny, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 16 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Montréal, Montreal Central Station, New York Penn Station, and Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak in around 17 h 46 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via London, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 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
Train from Syracuse to New York
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $280
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Montreal Central Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Room
$270 - $380
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from New York Penn Station to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $110
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$60 - $90
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$85 - $120
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Montreal, Pq to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Scranton, PA to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Refundable
$30 - $50

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Ottawa to Harrisburg?

The distance between Ottawa and Harrisburg is 579 km. The road distance is 718 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Harrisburg?

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7 h 49 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Ottawa to Harrisburg?

The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Harrisburg is to fly which takes 7 h and costs $200 - $1,700.

Is there a direct train between Ottawa and Harrisburg?

No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Harrisburg Amtrak via Montreal Central Station, New York Penn Station and Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 46 min.

Is there a direct bus between Ottawa and Harrisburg?

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Harrisburg. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at N 6th St & Reily St via Montreal, Pq, New York, Ny, Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Ottawa to Harrisburg?

It takes approximately 16 h 45 min to get from Ottawa to Harrisburg, including transfers.