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

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 via Toronto, ON  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$58 - $191

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Train, bus  •  13 h

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
  3. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Rochester
  4. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$113 - $333

Bus  •  18 h 2 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 Ithaca, Ny 300

$74 - $205

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Ithaca 248.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Ithaca  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Ithaca (ITH) YOW - ITH

$208 - $1,622

Fly to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) YOW - ELM
  2. Take a taxi from Elmira/Corning to Ithaca

$217 - $1,297

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Ithaca is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Ithaca is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Ithaca is 336 km. The road distance is 398 km.

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It takes approximately 12 h 41 min to get from Ottawa to Ithaca, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via Toronto, ON and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 41 min.

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What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Ithaca, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Ithaca via Toronto, ON, Buffalo, NY, and Buffalo, Ny in around 12 h 41 min. Alternatively, Delta, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Ottawa to Ithaca hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,000
Flights from Ottawa to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Ottawa to Elmira/Corning via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Ottawa to Elmira/Corning via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Ithaca via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from Ottawa to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from Ottawa to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Flights from Ottawa to Ithaca via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Ottawa to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 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 Toronto to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $130
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Bus operators
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
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $30
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $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
Megabus Canada
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 Buffalo, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Trailways New York
Website
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
Other operators
Taxi from Elmira/Corning to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Big Johns Taxi
Phone
+1 607-333-1363
Website
bigjohnstaxi.webs.com

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