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There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to Lindsay by train, bus, car, rideshare or plane

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  6h 39m

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

$110 - $225

Cheapest option

Rideshare, bus  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the rideshare from Ottawa to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station to Lindsay, ON Toronto

$68 - $85

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 25m

  1. Drive from Ottawa to Lindsay 313.5 km

$30 - $50

Fly Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus  •  6h 21m

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

$189 - $246

Fly Ottawa to Toronto, bus  •  6h 42m

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

$126 - $489

Train to Montreal, fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, bus  •  7h 57m

  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 Union Station to Lindsay, ON

$193 - $545

Train to Montreal, fly to Toronto, bus  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Dorval
  2. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Toronto (YYZ) YUL - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station to Lindsay, ON

$179 - $590

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to Lindsay is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to Lindsay is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 25m.

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The distance between Ottawa and Lindsay is 267 km. The road distance is 313.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Lindsay without a car is to train and bus which takes 6h 39m and costs $110 - $230.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from Ottawa to Lindsay, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 4m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to Lindsay is 314 km. It takes approximately 4h 25m to drive from Ottawa to Lindsay.

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Porter Airlines offers flights from Ottawa Airport to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Lindsay. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to Ottawa Airport is to line 97 bus which takes 18 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to Lindsay.
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  • Distance: 266.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 39m

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

There is no direct connection from Ottawa to Lindsay. However, you can take the train to Oshawa, take the walk to Oshawa Station, take the bus to King Eastbound @ Centre, take the walk to Oshawa, ON, then take the bus to Lindsay, ON. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lindsay.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flair Airlines
Website
flyflair.com
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Air Transat
Website
airtransat.com
Flights from Montreal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Ottawa to Oshawa
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$55 - $75
Business
$120 - $150
Economy
$85 - $100
EconomyPlus
$130 - $200
Train from Ottawa to Dorval
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$29 - $45
Business
$90 - $100
Economy
$56 - $59
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Bus operators
TOK Coachlines
Phone
+1 1800 387 7097
Email
info@tokcoachlines.com
Website
tokcoachlines.com
Bus from Oshawa, ON to Lindsay, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
tokcoachlines.com
Bus from Toronto Union Station to Lindsay, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
tokcoachlines.com
Other operators
Ridesharing.com
Website
ridesharing.com
Rideshare from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
ridesharing.com

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