There are 10 ways to get from Ottawa to Hartford by train, night bus, 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, night bus, bus  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the night bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma 220 / ...

$81 - $209

Cheapest option

Bus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Montreal, PQ
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma 220 / ...

$66 - $160

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Montréal
  2. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
  3. Take the train from Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak to Hartford Amtrak

$94 - $251

Bus via Hartford, CT - Union Station  •  13 h 10 min

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

$78 - $146

Train  •  15 h 11 min

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

$125 - $311

Drive  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Hartford 440.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Ottawa to Hartford  •  6 h 39 min

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

$104 - $857

Fly Ottawa to Boston, bus  •  6 h 9 min

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

$111 - $309

Train to Montreal, fly to Hartford  •  6 h 10 min

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

$212 - $529

Bus to Ogdensburg, fly to Albany, bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Prescott, ON
  2. Fly from Ogdensburg (OGS) to Albany (ALB) OGS - ALB
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma

$73 - $149

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Hartford is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $400 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Hartford. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Hartford, Ct via Montreal, Pq, Albany, Ny and Springfield, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to Hartford. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at Hartford Amtrak via Montreal Central Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and Springfield Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 11 min.

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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 train and night bus and bus which takes 9 h 36 min and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 9 h 36 min 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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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Hartford.
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  • Distance: 295.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 36 min

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

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Hartford via Montreal, PQ, Montreal, Pq, Albany, Ny, and Springfield, Ma in around 11 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to Hartford via Montréal, Montreal Central Station, Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, and Springfield Amtrak in around 15 h 11 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Toronto, Montreal
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Montreal to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Boston via Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $900
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Ogdensburg to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
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
$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 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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Essex Junction-Burlington Amtrak to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
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 Montreal Central Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
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 to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
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
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
32 min
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
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
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 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Prescott, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$11 - $17
Online Fare
$12 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Montréal, QC to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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