There are 8 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  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Harrisburg, Pa

$103 - $202

7 alternative options

Train  •  17 h 47 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

$194 - $529

Bus via Syracuse, NY  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Binghamton
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Scranton, Pa 212
  4. Take the bus from Scranton, PA to Harrisburg, PA 771

$106 - $265

Bus via S.State St & E.Jefferson St  •  24 h 27 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 to Elmira
  4. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Harrisburg Transportation Center

$116 - $252

Drive  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Harrisburg 448.8 miles

$55 - $90

Fly to Harrisburg  •  7 h 7 min

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

$163 - $1,305

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  7 h 41 min

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

$229 - $494

Fly to Washington Dulles, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Washington Dulles (IAD) YOW - IAD
  2. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
  3. Take the bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa

$146 - $380

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Harrisburg is to drive which costs $75 - $120 and takes 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Harrisburg is to fly which costs $210 - $1,800 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Harrisburg is 579 km. The road distance is 718.1 km.

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It takes approximately 15 h 49 min to get from Ottawa to Harrisburg, including transfers.

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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, QC, New York, Ny, Philadelphia, Pa and Harrisburg Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 49 min.

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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 47 min.

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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, QC, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Philadelphia, Pa, Harrisburg, Pa, and Harrisburg Transportation Center in around 15 h 49 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 47 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $2,200
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Flights from Ottawa to Washington Dulles via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 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 Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $950
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Washington Dulles via Toronto Island
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Harrisburg via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 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 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
Economy Plus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Amtrak
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Contact Details
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 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$27 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montreal, QC to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 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
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 New Carrollton, Md to Baltimore Downtown, Md
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$16 - $21
Bus from Baltimore Downtown, Md to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Scranton, PA to Harrisburg, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Harrisburg Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com

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