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There are 3 ways to get from Ottawa to Kingston by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston VIA Rail

$50 - $95

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Bus  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Kingston, ON Ottawa - Kingston: 5359 / ...

$18 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Kingston 121.9 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Kingston is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Kingston is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Kingston. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Downtown Transfer Point Platform 4 via Bus Terminal Transfer Point Platform 4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 6 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Kingston is 145 km. The road distance is 195.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Kingston without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 33 min to get from Ottawa to Kingston, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Kingston is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs $65 - $130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $55 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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Ottawa to Kingston bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Kingston, ON station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Kingston is 195 km. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from Ottawa to Kingston.

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  • Distance: 90.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Ottawa, ON, Canada and Kingston, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Kingston every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $95 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Kingston twice daily. Tickets cost $15 - $40 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $100
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Kingston, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$15 - $22
Online Fare
$17 - $35
Standard Fare
$26 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45

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There are 46+ hotels available in Kingston. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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