There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Lindsay by train, 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, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Oshawa VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Oshawa, ON to Lindsay, ON Northbound

$58 - $158

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station 5353, 5355, 5357 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Scarborough Town Centre, ON to Lindsay, ON Northbound

$42 - $85

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Lindsay 195.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the bus from Toronto to Lindsay, ON

$110 - $361

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Toronto to Lindsay, ON

$116 - $348

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YUL - YTZ
  3. Take the bus from Toronto to Lindsay, ON

$138 - $453

Train to Kingston, fly to Toronto, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Kingston
  2. Fly from Kingston (YGK) to Toronto (YYZ) YGK - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Toronto to Lindsay, ON

$144 - $503

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Lindsay is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Lindsay is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and Lindsay is 267 km. The road distance is 313.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Ottawa to Lindsay, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to Lindsay. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at Lindsay, ON via Scarborough Town Centre, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 20 min.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Lindsay. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Lindsay.
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  • Distance: 166.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from Ottawa to Lindsay via Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station and Scarborough Town Centre, ON in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City via La Macaza
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Oshawa
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$95 - $140
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
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
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Ottawa to Kingston
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $90
Business
$55 - $85
Business Plus/Sleeper
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Can-ar Coach
Phone
+1 905.738.2290
Website
can-arcoach.com
Bus from Oshawa, ON to Lindsay, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
can-arcoach.com
Book at
canar.betterez.com
Bus from Scarborough Town Centre, ON to Lindsay, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
can-arcoach.com
Book at
canar.betterez.com
Bus from Toronto to Lindsay, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
can-arcoach.com
Book at
canar.betterez.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto - Scarborough Centre Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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