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There are 7 ways to get from Ottawa to London by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly to London  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to London (YXU) YOW - YXU

$106 - $356

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Bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to London, ON 5511 / ...

$41 - $156

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Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YOW - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to London

$136 - $421

Fly to Toronto, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Ottawa (YOW) to Toronto (YYZ) YOW - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to London

$142 - $408

Train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ottawa to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto to London VIA Rail

$115 - $223

Bus, night bus  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON 5353 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Toronto, On to London, On 5531

$43 - $156

Drive  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Ottawa to London 390.6 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Ottawa to London is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 6 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ottawa to London is to fly which costs $130 - $470 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ottawa to London. However, there are services departing from Ottawa, ON and arriving at London, ON via Toronto, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ottawa to London. However, there are services departing from Ottawa and arriving at London via Toronto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 33 min.

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The distance between Ottawa and London is 517 km. The road distance is 625 km.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to London without a car is to train which takes 7 h 33 min and costs $150 - $300.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Ottawa to London, including transfers.

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

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Ottawa to London train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Ottawa station.

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The best way to get from Ottawa to London is to fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $130 - $470. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $150 - $300 and takes 7 h 33 min, you could also bus, which costs $50 - $210 and takes 8 h 19 min.

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Map of how to get from Ottawa to London.
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  • Distance: 323.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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

Air Canada and WestJet fly from Ottawa to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ottawa to London via Toronto in around 7 h 33 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Ottawa to London
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Ottawa to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Ottawa to London via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to London
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$65 - $95
Train from Ottawa to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$90 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Toronto, ON to London, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$15 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$27 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $45
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 Toronto, On to London, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40
Night bus from Toronto, On to London, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $27
Flexible
$30 - $40

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The quickest flight from Ottawa Airport to London Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 43 min.

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

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Ottawa to London train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at London station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ottawa to London is 625 km. It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to drive from Ottawa to London.

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WestJet and Air Canada offer flights from Ottawa Airport to London Airport.

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There are 44+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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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 $4.

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