There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Ithaca by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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Bus via Brockville, ON  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Brockville, ON
  2. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$54 - $179

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Bus, train  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Brockville, ON
  2. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the train from Syracuse to Rochester
  4. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$70 - $232

Train, bus  •  13 h 40 min

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

$96 - $290

Bus  •  18 h 23 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 Ithaca, Ny 300

$70 - $173

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Ithaca 248.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Ithaca  •  6 h 12 min

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

$239 - $1,723

Fly to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  7 h 27 min

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

$218 - $1,298

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via Brockville, ON, Regional Transportation Center, Syracuse, Ny and Binghamton, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 44 min.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 44 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 44 min to get from Ottawa to Ithaca, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ithaca is to bus which takes 9 h 44 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 6 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ottawa Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 44 min and has one stopover.

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Ottawa to Ithaca bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ithaca, Ny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Ithaca is 398 km. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Ottawa to Ithaca.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Ottawa Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Ithaca.
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  • Distance: 210.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 44 min

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

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Ithaca via Brockville, ON, Syracuse, NY, Regional Transportation Center, S State St & E Jefferson St, Syracuse, Ny, and Binghamton, Ny in around 9 h 44 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Ottawa to Ithaca hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ottawa to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Flights from Ottawa to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,700
Flights from Ottawa to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $2,100
Flights from Ottawa to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Ottawa to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ottawa to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,000
Flights from Ottawa to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 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 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,700
Flights from Ottawa to Elmira/Corning via Toronto, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ottawa to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$70 - $100
Economy Plus
$100 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $260
Train from Toronto to Rochester
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$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 Brockville, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $19
Online Fare
$14 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$26 - $40
Bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$45 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
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
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
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
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
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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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 19 min and costs .

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