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There are 8 ways to get from Ottawa to Hartford 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.

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Bus, train  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Springfield Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Hartford Amtrak Station

$87 - $276

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY 5797
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Springfield, Ma 220 / ...

$62 - $204

6 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, QC to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Springfield, MA

$83 - $147

Train  •  15h 10m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
  4. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Hartford Amtrak Station

$142 - $315

Drive  •  7h 39m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Hartford 440.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Ottawa to Hartford  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Hartford (BDL) YOW - BDL

$104 - $907

Train to Montreal, fly to Hartford  •  6h 8m

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

$229 - $535

Fly Ottawa to Boston, bus  •  7h

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Boston (BOS) YOW - BOS
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct

$111 - $309

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Hartford is to drive which costs $75 - $110 and takes 7h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Hartford is to train and fly which costs $300 - $700 and takes 6h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Hartford station. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Union Station, Hartford, CT via Regional Transportation Center, Syracuse, Ny and Union Station, Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Hartford station. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Hartford Amtrak Station via Montreal Central Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station and Springfield Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 10m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Hartford is 473 km. The road distance is 705.4 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Hartford without a car is to bus and train which takes 12h 21m and costs $110 - $370.

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It takes approximately 12h 21m to get from Ottawa to Hartford, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Hartford is to bus which takes 12h 26m and costs $80 - $270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $180 - $420 and takes 15h 10m, you could also fly, which costs $130 - $1,200 and takes 6h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Hartford.
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  • Distance: 295.3 miles
  • Duration: 12h 21m

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Hartford, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Hartford via Regional Transportation Center, S State St & E Jefferson St, Syracuse, Ny, Springfield, Ma, and Union Station, Springfield, MA in around 12h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Hartford via Montréal, Montreal Central Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station, and Springfield Amtrak Station in around 15h 10m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Train from Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Montréal
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $90
Business
$65 - $95
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$23 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$65 - $90
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$26 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Trailways New York
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Hartford Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 43m and has one stopover.

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Ottawa to Hartford bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Springfield, Ma station.

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Ottawa to Hartford train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hartford Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Hartford is 705 km. It takes approximately 7h 39m to drive from Ottawa to Hartford.

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American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada and United Airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Hartford Airport.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Hartford. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19m and costs $4.

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