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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston VIA Rail

$33 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Kingston, ON 5859 / ...

$16 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Kingston 121.9 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

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 takes 2 h 13 min and costs $21 - $35.

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The distance between Ottawa and Kingston is 145 km. The road distance is 195 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Ottawa to Kingston, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Kingston, ON. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 47 min.

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Ottawa to Kingston every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $29 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Ottawa to Kingston 3 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $45 and the journey takes 2 h 47 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 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
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 47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50

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